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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...

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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...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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New Maya text cites 2012 as end of calendar cycle, not end of world

Archaeologists have discovered a 1,300-year-old Maya text that provides only the second known reference to the so-called “end date” of the Maya calendar Continue reading “New Maya text cites 2012 as end More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 17th, 2012
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Bronze Age necropolis unearthed in Serbia

A 4,000-year-old Bronze Age necropolis has been unearthed in Serbia. Continue reading “Bronze Age necropolis unearthed in Serbia” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Soon, aircraft to fly out with fuel made from restaurant waste

Airline companies are ready and eager to fuel up with biobased jet fuel, which is made from waste cooking oil from fast-food and other restaurants Continue reading “Soon, aircraft to fly out with fuel made More...