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Skilled female potters travelled around the Baltic nearly 5000 years ago

Skilled female potters travelled around the Baltic nearly 5000 years ago

Was it the fine pottery itself, or the artisans who made it, that moved around the Baltic Sea region during the Corded Ware Culture of late...
Once-mysterious 'Atacama Skeleton' illuminates genetics of bone disease

Once-mysterious 'Atacama Skeleton' illuminates genetics of bone disease

The skeleton, discovered in a leather pouch behind an abandoned church, was pristine: a tiny figure, just six inches long, with a cone-shap...
Medical text by ancient Greek doctor Galen uncovered beneath religious psalms on parchment

Medical text by ancient Greek doctor Galen uncovered beneath religious psalms on parchment

With X-ray imaging at SLAC’s synchrotron, scientists uncovered a 6th century translation of a book by the Greek-Roman doctor Galen. The wor...
Adaptive radiations in the Mesozoic

Adaptive radiations in the Mesozoic

Bony fishes are the most diverse of all extant vertebrate groups. A comprehensive phylogenetic analysis of the group now provides new insig...
Short-faced bears, largest carnivores in the Ice Age, became omnivores to survive

Short-faced bears, largest carnivores in the Ice Age, became omnivores to survive

Based on the analysis of fossil teeth conducted by researcher Alejandro Romero, from the University of Alicante's Departament of Biotec...
Two-billion-year-old salt rock reveals rise of oxygen in ancient atmosphere

Two-billion-year-old salt rock reveals rise of oxygen in ancient atmosphere

A 2-billion-year-old chunk of sea salt provides new evidence for the transformation of Earth's atmosphere into an oxygenated environmen...
Concrete poured on world’s oldest temple Göbeklitepe

Concrete poured on world’s oldest temple Göbeklitepe

Experts are warning about careless works around the ancient site of Göbeklitepe, considered the world’s oldest temple area, amid reports th...
2,000-year-old liquor unearthed from ancient tomb in western China

2,000-year-old liquor unearthed from ancient tomb in western China

Archaeologists have unearthed a bronze kettle containing liquor from a Qin Dynasty tomb, dating back more than 2,000 years in west China...

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