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Medieval road discovered under Oxford field

Medieval road discovered under Oxford field

A medieval stone causeway has been discovered underneath a field in Oxford during excavations ahead of a flood alleviation scheme. The ...
Copy of 'Jesus' secret revelations to his brother' discovered by biblical scholars

Copy of 'Jesus' secret revelations to his brother' discovered by biblical scholars

The first-known original Greek copy of a heretical Christian writing describing Jesus' secret teachings to his brother James has been d...
15,000 year old 'Venus' figure discovered on Croatia's Dugi Otok island

15,000 year old 'Venus' figure discovered on Croatia's Dugi Otok island

Archaeologists have discovered a 15.000 years old bone pendant carved in what appears to be the shape of a female figure while conducting e...
Sea level rise predicted to threaten more than 13,000 archaeological sites in southeastern US

Sea level rise predicted to threaten more than 13,000 archaeological sites in southeastern US

Sea-level rise may impact vast numbers of archaeological and historic sites, cemeteries, and landscapes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of ...
2,000 year old killer whale geoglyph found in Peru desert

2,000 year old killer whale geoglyph found in Peru desert

Researchers have confirmed that a geoglyph discovered in a Peru desert is that of a killer whale. The image of the orca has been etched int...
Skin pigmentation is far more genetically complex than previously thought

Skin pigmentation is far more genetically complex than previously thought

Many studies have suggested that the genetics of skin pigmentation are simple. A small number of known genes, it is thought, account for ne...
More mammoth bones recovered from Michigan farm

More mammoth bones recovered from Michigan farm

University of Michigan paleontologists conducted a second excavation this week at the Chelsea-area farm where the skull, tusks and dozens o...
Study resolves dispute about the origin of animals

Study resolves dispute about the origin of animals

New research led by the University of Bristol has resolved evolutionary biology's most-heated debate, revealing it is the morphological...
WASP-18b has smothering stratosphere without water

WASP-18b has smothering stratosphere without water

A NASA-led team has found evidence that the oversized planet WASP-18b is wrapped in a smothering stratosphere loaded with carbon monoxide a...
Blowing in the stellar wind: Scientists reduce the chances of life on exoplanets in so-called habitable zones

Blowing in the stellar wind: Scientists reduce the chances of life on exoplanets in so-called habitable zones

Is there life beyond Earth in the cosmos? Astronomers looking for signs have found that our Milky Way galaxy teems with exoplanets, some wi...
Gravitational waves could shed light on the origin of black holes

Gravitational waves could shed light on the origin of black holes

A new study published in Physical Review Letters outlines how scientists could use gravitational wave experiments to test the existence of...
Giant black hole pair photobombs Andromeda galaxy

Giant black hole pair photobombs Andromeda galaxy

It seems like even black holes can’t resist the temptation to insert themselves unannounced into photographs. A cosmic photobomb found as a...
An orbital dance may help preserve oceans on icy worlds

An orbital dance may help preserve oceans on icy worlds

Heat generated by the gravitational pull of moons formed from massive collisions could extend the lifetimes of liquid water oceans beneath ...
Remains of building dating back to Imperial Age found in Rome

Remains of building dating back to Imperial Age found in Rome

The remains of a building dating back to the Imperial Age were found in Rome along the Tiber embankment, at the height of the Milvio bridge...
Famed Libyan ruins rely on locals for support

Famed Libyan ruins rely on locals for support

The limestone and marble ruins of Leptis Magna on Libya’s coast could be a hive of activity and a top tourist destination, but conflict has...
The enigma of the Iberian warrior vase

The enigma of the Iberian warrior vase

The vase of the warriors, a masterwork of Iberian art, is still holding onto some of its secrets. But new research, the results of which ca...

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