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ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS


  • How the lion got his head back
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    Archaeology
    July 30th, 2014

    How the lion got his head back

    Archaeologists from the University of Tübingen have discovered an ancient fragment of ivory, which belonged to a 40,000-year-old...Read More

ANTHROPOLOGY NEWS


Ancient genetic material from caries bacterium obtained for the first time
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Ancient genetic material from caries bacterium obtained for the first time

July 23rd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Streptococcus mutans, a principle bacterium that causes dental caries, has increased the change in its genetic material over time, possibly coinciding with dietary changes that are linked with the expansion of...
Marmoset sequence unveils new information on primate biology and evolution
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Marmoset sequence unveils new information on primate biology and evolution

July 21st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
A group of scientists from around the globe led by the Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis has completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset- the first sequence of a New World Monkey-...

PALAEOANTHROPOLOGY NEWS


GEOLOGY NEWS


Decades-old amber collection offers news views of a lost world
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Decades-old amber collection offers news views of a lost world

July 31st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Scientists are searching through an extremely large collection of 20-million-year-old amber unearthed in the Dominican Republic over 50 years ago; the effort is displaying new insights into ancient tropical insects and the world...
Jeju Island is a live volcano
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Jeju Island is a live volcano

July 22nd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
In Jeju, renowned as an attractive holiday destination with natural tourism resources, a recent study unveiled a volcanic eruption occurred on the island. The Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) discovered...

PALAEONTOLOGY NEWS


Decades-old amber collection offers news views of a lost world
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Decades-old amber collection offers news views of a lost world

July 31st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Scientists are searching through an extremely large collection of 20-million-year-old amber unearthed in the Dominican Republic...
Unique Images bring fossil insects back to life
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Unique Images bring fossil insects back to life

July 29th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
A ground breaking new book brings together two of the major disciplines behind the popular film franchise Jurassic Park, with the...
Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events, study shows
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Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events, study shows

July 28th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Scientists say that the dinosaurs may have survived the fatal asteroid strike if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in...
Mammoth and Mastodon Behavior was less roam, more stay at home
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Mammoth and Mastodon Behavior was less roam, more stay at home

July 22nd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
According to research conducted by the University of Cincinnati, the fuzzy relatives of modern-day elephants liked living in...

HERITAGE NEWS


Queen of the Desert tapestries
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Queen of the Desert tapestries

July 31st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
She was a trailblazer, a spy, diplomat and archaeologist from the North East who travelled extensively across her beloved Arabia and helped to create a...
SEKHEMKA IS LIKE GOLLUM’S “PRECIOUS” SAY CRITICS AS CHRISTIE’S CONFIRM SALE OF STATUE TO PRIVATE COLLECTOR
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SEKHEMKA IS LIKE GOLLUM’S “PRECIOUS” SAY CRITICS AS CHRISTIE’S CONFIRM SALE OF STATUE TO PRIVATE COLLECTOR

July 23rd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Auctioneer Christie's, which sold the unique statue of the Egyptian Scribe Sekhemka for the World Record Price of £15.76 million, on 10 July, today confirmed that the buyer of the statue, which had been on public display for...

NATURAL WORLD NEWS


  • Jeju Island is a live volcano
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    Geology
    July 22nd, 2014

    Jeju Island is a live volcano

    In Jeju, renowned as an attractive holiday destination with natural tourism resources, a recent study unveiled a volcanic...Read More

FUN & INTERESTING


  • Visit Roman London
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    July 11th, 2014

    Visit Roman London

    Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around AD 50....Read More

POLITICAL FEATURES


Culture Secretary appoints Commissioners to English Heritage
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Culture Secretary appoints Commissioners to English Heritage

May 19th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid MP has appointed 7 new Commissioners with effect from 1 June...
Migration: Britain’s hospitable past
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Migration: Britain’s hospitable past

February 11th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
In the midst of current controversies over immigration law and...

CONFLICT FEATURES


TECHNOLOGY FEATURES


Siberian Bronze Age skull reveals secrets of ancient society
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Siberian Bronze Age skull reveals secrets of ancient society

July 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Unlike most hunter-gatherer societies of the Bronze Age, the people of the Baikal region of modern Siberia (Russia) respected their dead with formal graves....
Geographic Population Structure can locate the village your ancestors lived 1,000 years ago
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Geographic Population Structure can locate the village your ancestors lived 1,000 years ago

May 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Tracing when your DNA was formed, is now possible due to a revolutionary technique developed by a team of international scientists led by experts from the University of...

TRAVEL FEATURES


UNDERWATER FEATURES


Divers guilty of raiding shipwrecks without declaring their finds
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Divers guilty of raiding shipwrecks without declaring their finds

May 16th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Two divers from Kent have today pleaded guilty to not declaring valuable items from shipwrecks off the UK...
Prehistoric caribou hunting structure discovered beneath Lake Huron
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Prehistoric caribou hunting structure discovered beneath Lake Huron

April 30th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Underwater archaeologists have discovered evidence of prehistoric caribou hunts that provide unprecedented insight into the social and seasonal organization of early peoples in the Great Lakes...