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Burial shaft dating back to Middle Kingdom uncovered in Fayoum

Burial shaft dating back to Middle Kingdom uncovered in Fayoum

The archaeological mission working in the archaeological site of al-Khalwa area, Fayoum, has uncovered a burial shaft, located to the east ...
2018 excavations at Agios Sozomenos in Cyprus concluded

2018 excavations at Agios Sozomenos in Cyprus concluded

The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Communications and Works, announced the completion of the 6th season of excavations in the frame...
An ancient strain of plague may have led to the decline of Neolithic Europeans

An ancient strain of plague may have led to the decline of Neolithic Europeans

A team of researchers from France, Sweden, and Denmark have identified a new strain of Yersinia pestis, the bacteria that causes plague, in...
Biggest mass extinction caused by global warming leaving ocean animals gasping for breath

Biggest mass extinction caused by global warming leaving ocean animals gasping for breath

The largest extinction in Earth's history marked the end of the Permian period, some 252 million years ago. Long before dinosaurs, our ...
Russian scientists found new giant dinosaur

Russian scientists found new giant dinosaur

Paleontologists from Russia have described a new dinosaur, the Volgatitan. Seven of its vertebrae, which had remained in the ground for abo...
Unknown treasure trove of planets found hiding in dust

Unknown treasure trove of planets found hiding in dust

"Super-Earths" and Neptune-sized planets could be forming around young stars in much greater numbers than scientists thought, new...
An exoplanet loses its atmosphere in the form of a tail

An exoplanet loses its atmosphere in the form of a tail

Although helium is a rare element on Earth, it is ubiquitous in the Universe. It is, after hydrogen, the main component of stars and gaseou...
A detailed look at the microorganisms that colonize, and degrade, a 400-year-old painting

A detailed look at the microorganisms that colonize, and degrade, a 400-year-old painting

What's a feast for the human eye may be a literal feast for microorganisms that colonize works of art, according to a new study in the ...
New study upends timeline of Iroquoian history

New study upends timeline of Iroquoian history

New research by an international team raises questions about the timing and nature of early interactions between indigenous people and Euro...

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