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Scientists highlight the resurrection of extinct animals
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Scientists highlight the resurrection of extinct animals

December 30th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Identifying potentially significant medium and long-term threats to conservation...
The (Victorian) case for a referendum on independence
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The (Victorian) case for a referendum on independence

December 30th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
As the referendum on Scottish independence approaches in...
Top 10 archaeological discoveries for 2013
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Top 10 archaeological discoveries for 2013

December 29th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
The top ten archaeological discoveries from across the globe for...
World’s oldest communal dinosaur toilet
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World’s oldest communal dinosaur toilet

December 29th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Fossils can tell us lots about...
Thousand-year-old vineyards discovered in Alava
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Thousand-year-old vineyards discovered in Alava

December 25th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Zaballa (Iruña de Oca) was a medieval settlement abandoned in the 15th...
Archaeological Discoveries by LIARI
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Archaeological Discoveries by LIARI

December 22nd, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Remarkable array of archaeological monuments and...
Virtual archaeologist turns clock back to uncover secrets of ancient Rome
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Virtual archaeologist turns clock back to uncover secrets of ancient Rome

December 20th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Archaeo-informaticist has used virtual simulations to flip the...
New method for reconstructing historic buildings in 3D
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New method for reconstructing historic buildings in 3D

December 20th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Researchers have recreated the palace of Ambassador...
Ancient cranial surgery
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Ancient cranial surgery

December 20th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Evidence shows that healers in Peru practiced...
Resolving the Human Remains Crisis in British Archaeology: The Counter Argument
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Resolving the Human Remains Crisis in British Archaeology: The Counter Argument

December 18th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Counter argument for displaying human...
High-quality Neandertal genome provides novel insights into human origins
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High-quality Neandertal genome provides novel insights into human origins

December 18th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Genome sequence of a Neandertal woman...
Sunlight adaptation in region of Neanderthal genome
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Sunlight adaptation in region of Neanderthal genome

December 18th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Sunlight adaptation in Neanderthal genome found in modern east Asian...
Neanderthal genome shows early human interbreeding
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Neanderthal genome shows early human interbreeding

December 18th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
First high-quality genome sequence allows comparison with human, Denisovan...
Archaeologist suggests new evidence on collapse of Easter Island Culture
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Archaeologist suggests new evidence on collapse of Easter Island Culture

December 17th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
New evidence debunks previous theories that the islanders...
Discovery of 1.4 million-year-old fossil closes human evolution gap
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Discovery of 1.4 million-year-old fossil closes human evolution gap

December 16th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Humans have a distinctive hand anatomy that allows them to make and use...
Neanderthals buried their dead, new research concludes
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Neanderthals buried their dead, new research concludes

December 16th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their...
Cat domestication traced to Chinese farmers 5,300 years ago
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Cat domestication traced to Chinese farmers 5,300 years ago

December 16th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Five-thousand years before it was immortalized in a British nursery...
UAH team searches treetops for Maya secrets
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UAH team searches treetops for Maya secrets

December 16th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Beneath the Guatemalan rainforests, lies the Maya...
First Rock Dating Experiment Performed on Mars
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First Rock Dating Experiment Performed on Mars

December 15th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Researchers have successfully determined the age of a Martian...
A new species of horse, 4.4 million years old
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A new species of horse, 4.4 million years old

December 15th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Discovery of a new species of fossil...
Duck-billed dinosaurs had fleshy ‘cocks comb’
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Duck-billed dinosaurs had fleshy ‘cocks comb’

December 15th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
A rare, mummified specimen of the duck-billed...
Rising mountains dried out Central Asia, Stanford scientists say
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Rising mountains dried out Central Asia, Stanford scientists say

December 11th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Mountain uplift made Central Asia...
Alpine glacier, unchanged for thousands of years, now melting
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Alpine glacier, unchanged for thousands of years, now melting

December 11th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Evidence that the Italian Alps are warming at an unprecedented...
Nutrients vital to location of early human settlements
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Nutrients vital to location of early human settlements

December 11th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Early humans were driven by a need for nutrient-rich...
1,000 years of history to be digitised following unique appeal
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1,000 years of history to be digitised following unique appeal

December 10th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
A campaign to save ancient documents chronicling 1,000...
Mapping the demise of the dinosaurs
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Mapping the demise of the dinosaurs

December 10th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
About 65 million years ago, an asteroid or comet crashed into the...
Remains of a 900 Year Old Estate discovered by archaeologists
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Remains of a 900 Year Old Estate discovered by archaeologists

December 8th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
The excavations were carried out at the entrance to...
10 Pyramids across the world
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10 Pyramids across the world

December 7th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
10 rarely known pyramids across the...
Oldest hominin DNA sequenced
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Oldest hominin DNA sequenced

December 7th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Sequencing the mitochondrial genome of a 400,000-year-old hominin from...
New research will allow more reliable dating of major past events
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New research will allow more reliable dating of major past events

December 7th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
A new method which will allow key past events to be dated more...
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Santa Claus

December 7th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Saint Nicholas (Greek: Ἅγιος Νικόλαος, Hagios Nikólaos, Latin: Sanctus Nicolaus, Bulgarian: Св. Николай); (15 March 270 – 6 December 343), also called Nikolaos of Myra, was a...
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Basil the Bulgar Slayer

December 7th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Basil II (Greek: Βασίλειος Β΄, Basileios II; 958 – 15 December 1025) was a Byzantine Emperor from theMacedonian dynasty who reigned from 10 January 976 to 15 December 1025. He was known in his time as Basil...
Archaeology Application launched on Android
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Archaeology Application launched on Android

December 6th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
HeritageDaily on...
THIRTY YEAR VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF THE ANTONINE WALL
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THIRTY YEAR VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF THE ANTONINE WALL

December 6th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
A new five year plan for the Antonine Wall World Heritage...
Partial skeleton suggests ruggedly built, tree-climbing human ancestor
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Partial skeleton suggests ruggedly built, tree-climbing human ancestor

December 6th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
A human ancestor characterized by "robust" jaw and skull bones...
Fossils clarify the origins of wasps and their kin
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Fossils clarify the origins of wasps and their kin

December 5th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Wasps, bees, ants and relatives comprise the megadiverse insect order...
CU-Boulder-led team finds first evidence of primates regularly sleeping in caves
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CU-Boulder-led team finds first evidence of primates regularly sleeping in caves

December 5th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Madagascar regularly retire to limestone chambers for their nightly...
Crusade for Spitfires in Burma continues
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Crusade for Spitfires in Burma continues

December 3rd, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Search for elusive Spitfires in Burma to...
A Building Dating to​ the Hasmonean Perio​d Discovered in ​Jerusalem​
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A Building Dating to​ the Hasmonean Perio​d Discovered in ​Jerusalem​

December 3rd, 2013 | by heritagedaily
A Building Dating to the Hasmonean Period in the City of...