Wednesday 23 April, 2014

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...

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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...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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India-headed Malaysian plane returns after technical glitch

A Malaysian plane heading for India’s Bangalore city with 166 people on board had to return to Kuala Lumpur late Sunday following a technical glitch it developed on take off Continue reading “India-headed More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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What happened to this Egyptian mummy’s heart?

An ancient Egyptian mummy – found with an intact brain but no heart – has left researchers puzzled as why the heart was removed Continue reading “What happened to this Egyptian mummy’s heart?” More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Bubonic plague spread via humans?

Contrary to common belief, archaeologists and forensic scientists in Britain have claimed that the actual cause of the ‘Black Death’ Continue reading “Bubonic plague spread via humans?” »  More...

New Excavations Indicate Use of Fertilisers 5,000 Years Ago. Credit: University of Gothenburg
By BioNews On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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New Excavations Indicate Use of Fertilisers 5,000 Years Ago

Researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have spent many years studying the remains of a Stone Age community in Karleby outside the town of Falköping, Sweden. The researchers have for example tried More...

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By IANS On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Archaeologists discovered world’s oldest harbor, hieroglyphic papyri

A team of archaeologists in Egypt has unearthed what are believed to be the world’s most ancient harbour and a set of hieroglyphic papyri dating to the third millennium B.C. “The port of Wadi el-Jarf More...

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By IANS On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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Easter Island’s statues `may have walked into place`

Easter Island’s massive stone statues once walked, according to a controversial new theory Continue reading “Easter Island’s statues `may have walked into place`” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 11th, 2012
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1,300-year-old tomb found in Mexico

Mexican archaeologists discovered the tomb of a person who Continue reading “1,300-year-old tomb found in Mexico” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Oldest known pottery discovered in China

Archaeologists have discovered pottery dating between 17500- 18300 years ago, at a cave in southern China Continue reading “Oldest known pottery discovered in China” »  More...