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Marine Biology, Ocean Exploration, Rain Forests, Global Warming

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HeritageDaily is an independent online magazine for archaeological and associated disciplines, dedicated to the heritage and historical sector. We identified the need for a central resource offering the latest archaeological news, journals, articles and press releases.

Author Articles

The evolution of arthritic knees

The human knee is a triumph of design. The joint, which evolved fairly rapidly from our common ancestor with the chimpanzee to accommodate our bipedalism, likely contributed to our success as a species.

Protecting the high seas

Often considered desolate, remote, unalterable places, the high seas are, in fact, hotbeds of activity for both people and wildlife.

First-ever photo proof of powerful jet emerging from colliding galaxies

A team of Clemson University College of Science researchers, in collaboration with international colleagues, has reported the first definitive detection of a relativistic jet emerging from two colliding galaxies -- in essence, the first photographic proof that merging galaxies can produce jets of charged particles that travel at nearly the speed of light.

Are gamma-ray bursts powered by a star’s collapsing magnetic fields?

When a massive star in a distant galaxy collapses, forming a black hole, two giant jets of light-emitting plasma shoot from its core.

Scientists develop new way to identify the sex of sea turtle hatchlings

Unlike humans, sea turtles and other reptiles like crocodiles do not have sex chromosomes. Their sex is defined during development by the incubation environment.

Shell Puzzle: An Additional Piece Added to the Evolution of Turtles

The origin of turtles is among the most debated topics in evolutionary biology. In a recently published study by Senckenberg scientist Ingmar Werneburg, in cooperation with an international research team, refutes existing hypotheses and sheds a new light on the evolution of the skull architecture.