Monday 22 December, 2014

Our ancestors used olive oil for cooking

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Excavation experts have unearthed nearly 8,000-year-old ancient clay pots in the Lower Galilee Continue reading “Our ancestors used olive oil for cooking” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Archaeologists say Telhara University’s ruins older than Nalanda, Vikramshila

The remains of Telhara University, discovered in Bihar, are older than Nalanda and Vikramshila universities, officials said Continue reading “Archaeologists say Telhara University’s ruins older than More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Early humans’ rock art originated in Africa not Europe

Analysing ancient rock art across South-east Asia, researchers have found that the art originated with our ancestors in Africa Continue reading “Early humans’ rock art originated in Africa not Europe” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Ancient wine cup unearthed in Greece

A team of Greek archaeologists have unearthed an ancient wine cup that dates back to the fifth century B.C Continue reading “Ancient wine cup unearthed in Greece” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Ancient Egyptians were largely veggies

What exactly did people living along the banks of the Nile river thousands of years ago exactly eat? New research has unlocked the secret: Like most modern people Continue reading “Ancient Egyptians were largely More...

By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Now, plants to power planes!

Biofuels may soon become a low-cost and environment-friendly alternative to costly jet fuels as researchers have developed a new technology to transform lignocellulosic biomass into a jet fuel surrogate Continue More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Inferiority complex not behind Neanderthals’ demise: Study

Debunking earlier theories that Neanderthals disappeared owing to modern human superiority in matters related to life Continue reading “Inferiority complex not behind Neanderthals’ demise: Study” More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Mayan people would have loved online world: Study

As we have moved over the Maya calendar that interpreted the world’s end in 2012, it is time again to look back how people belonging to the Maya period may have had reacted to the virtual online world we More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Shrimp-inspired material to make airplanes stronger

Would you believe that tiny crustacean shrimps are more powerful than the material used in airplane making Continue reading “Shrimp-inspired material to make airplanes stronger” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Chili pepper farming originated in Mexico

Farming of chili peppers, the most widely cultivated spice crop that have conquered cuisines around the world, was born in central-east Mexico Continue reading “Chili pepper farming originated in Mexico” More...