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  • Visit Roman London
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    Jul 2014
    Visit Roman London
    Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around AD 50....
  • 10 must see cave paintings
    Fun and Interesting
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    Jul 2014
    10 must see cave paintings
    Magura Cave is located in the north west of Bulgaria and the paintings date back 8000-4000 years...
  • New fossil find pinpoints the origin of jaws in vertebrates
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    Jul 2014
    New fossil find pinpoints the origin of jaws in vertebrates
    A major fossil discovery in Canada sheds new light on the development of the earliest vertebrates, including...
  • 10 must see castles in Ireland
    Fun and Interesting
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    Jul 2014
    10 must see castles in Ireland
    The picturesque country of Ireland contains many castles situated in its vast countryside. Ranging from...
  • 10 must see castles in Russia
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    10 must see castles in Russia
    Russia is the home of some beautifully built castles, some which are architecturally brilliant rather than...

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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-...

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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...
New view of Rainier’s volcanic plumbing
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New view of Rainier’s volcanic plumbing

July 17th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Electrical images show flows of fluids to magma...

PALAEONTOLOGY NEWS


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...
Science and art bring back to life 300 million-year-old specimens of a primitive reptile-like vertebrate
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Science and art bring back to life 300 million-year-old specimens of a primitive reptile-like vertebrate

July 22nd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Palaeontologists from the Natural History Museum and academics from Lincoln, Cambridge and Slovakia have managed to recreate the...
Dodos and spotted green pigeons are descendants of an island hopping bird
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Dodos and spotted green pigeons are descendants of an island hopping bird

July 17th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
According to scientists, the mysterious spotted green pigeon (Caloenas maculata) was a relative of the dodo. Scientists have...
New Feathered Predatory Fossil unearths new information on dinosaur flight
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New Feathered Predatory Fossil unearths new information on dinosaur flight

July 16th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Discovered in China, “Four-Winged” fossil helps explain how larger dinosaurs took to the...

HERITAGE NEWS


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...
Ruination, Regeneration and Re-use: The Lister Drive Carnegie Library
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Ruination, Regeneration and Re-use: The Lister Drive Carnegie Library

July 18th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Lister Steps, a childcare charity in Liverpool, have secured initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund to regenerate the Grade II listed former West Derby Carnegie Library on Lister Drive in Tuebrook,...

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  • Jeju Island is a live volcano
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    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

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  • Visit Roman London
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    Visit Roman London

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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...

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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...

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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...