mammoth1
30 Dec 2013

Scientists highlight the resurrection of extinct animals

Identifying potentially significant medium and long-term threats to conservation efforts.

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union1
30 Dec 2013

The (Victorian) case for a referendum on independence

As the referendum on Scottish independence approaches in 2014

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TOP10
29 Dec 2013

Top 10 archaeological discoveries for 2013

The top ten archaeological discoveries from across the globe for 2013

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din1
29 Dec 2013

World’s oldest communal dinosaur toilet

Fossils can tell us lots about animals

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AP23
25 Dec 2013

Thousand-year-old vineyards discovered in Alava

Zaballa (Iruña de Oca) was a medieval settlement abandoned in the 15th century.

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AP1
22 Dec 2013

Archaeological Discoveries by LIARI

Remarkable array of archaeological monuments and features.

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Virtual simulation image of the sun atop the obelisk with the Altar of Peace in the foreground.
20 Dec 2013

Virtual archaeologist turns clock back to uncover secrets of ancient Rome

Archaeo-informaticist has used virtual simulations to flip the calendar.

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Ambassador Vich’s Gothic palace (above) in Valencia was transformed into a Renaissance palace (below). The style of the patio was also changed. Credit: Mercedes Galiana
20 Dec 2013

New method for reconstructing historic buildings in 3D

Researchers have recreated the palace of Ambassador Vich

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skullsa1
20 Dec 2013

Ancient cranial surgery

Evidence shows that healers in Peru practiced trepanation

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ge1a
18 Dec 2013

High-quality Neandertal genome provides novel insights into human origins

Genome sequence of a Neandertal woman determined.

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neaaf
18 Dec 2013

Sunlight adaptation in region of Neanderthal genome

Sunlight adaptation in Neanderthal genome found in modern east Asian population.

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NEANF
18 Dec 2013

Neanderthal genome shows early human interbreeding

First high-quality genome sequence allows comparison with human, Denisovan DNA

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eastera1
17 Dec 2013

Archaeologist suggests new evidence on collapse of Easter Island Culture

New evidence debunks previous theories that the islanders “self-destructed”

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hu1121
16 Dec 2013

Discovery of 1.4 million-year-old fossil closes human evolution gap

Humans have a distinctive hand anatomy that allows them to make and use tools.

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homoo1
16 Dec 2013

Neanderthals buried their dead, new research concludes

Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their dead.

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WILDCAT1
16 Dec 2013

Cat domestication traced to Chinese farmers 5,300 years ago

Five-thousand years before it was immortalized in a British nursery rhyme.

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tikal11
16 Dec 2013

UAH team searches treetops for Maya secrets

Beneath the Guatemalan rainforests, lies the Maya Kindgom

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r1
15 Dec 2013

First Rock Dating Experiment Performed on Mars

Researchers have successfully determined the age of a Martian rock

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ho1
15 Dec 2013

A new species of horse, 4.4 million years old

Discovery of a new species of fossil horse

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wiki1
15 Dec 2013

Duck-billed dinosaurs had fleshy ‘cocks comb’

A rare, mummified specimen of the duck-billed dinosaur

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ALPINE11
11 Dec 2013

Alpine glacier, unchanged for thousands of years, now melting

Evidence that the Italian Alps are warming at an unprecedented rate.

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HOMMINI
11 Dec 2013

Nutrients vital to location of early human settlements

Early humans were driven by a need for nutrient-rich food

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gez
10 Dec 2013

1,000 years of history to be digitised following unique appeal

A campaign to save ancient documents chronicling 1,000 years

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asteroid
10 Dec 2013

Mapping the demise of the dinosaurs

About 65 million years ago, an asteroid or comet crashed into the Yucatán

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iaa1a
08 Dec 2013

Remains of a 900 Year Old Estate discovered by archaeologists

The excavations were carried out at the entrance to Ramla

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rom1
07 Dec 2013

10 rarely known “Pyramids” across the world

10 rarely known pyramids across the globe

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Homo heidelbergensis_ Sima de los Huesos_Credit Javier Trueba Madrid Scientific Films
07 Dec 2013

Oldest hominin DNA sequenced

Sequencing the mitochondrial genome of a 400,000-year-old hominin from Spain.

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mammo
07 Dec 2013

New research will allow more reliable dating of major past events

A new method which will allow key past events to be dated more accurately.

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07 Dec 2013

Santa Claus

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 historic 4th-centurysaint and Greek Bishop of Myra (Demre, part of modern-day Turkey) in Lycia. Because of the manymiracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nikolaos the Wonderworker (Νικόλαος ὁ Θαυματουργός, Nikolaos ho Thaumaturgos). He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such

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07 Dec 2013

Basil the Bulgar Slayer

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 the Porphyrogenitus and Basil the Young to distinguish him from his supposed ancestor, Basil I the Macedonian. In 1014 Basil was ready to launch a campaign aimed at

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an2
06 Dec 2013

THIRTY YEAR VISION FOR THE FUTURE OF THE ANTONINE WALL

A new five year plan for the Antonine Wall World Heritage Site

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sb2
06 Dec 2013

Partial skeleton suggests ruggedly built, tree-climbing human ancestor

A human ancestor characterized by “robust” jaw and skull bones

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wasp
05 Dec 2013

Fossils clarify the origins of wasps and their kin

Wasps, bees, ants and relatives comprise the megadiverse insect order Hymenoptera

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RINGTAIL
05 Dec 2013

CU-Boulder-led team finds first evidence of primates regularly sleeping in caves

Madagascar regularly retire to limestone chambers for their nightly snoozes

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SPITFIRE
03 Dec 2013

Crusade for Spitfires in Burma continues

Search for elusive Spitfires in Burma to continue

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
03 Dec 2013

A Building Dating to​ the Hasmonean Perio​d Discovered in ​Jerusalem​

A Building Dating to the Hasmonean Period in the City of David

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