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Saturday 18 April, 2015

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 are living in today  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, April 23rd, 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  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014

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’  More...

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

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...

Mideast Egypt Antiquities
By IANS On Saturday, April 13th, 2013

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

Easter Island’s statues `may have walked into place`

Easter Island’s massive stone statues once walked, according to a controversial new theory  More...

mexican tomb
By BioNews On Thursday, October 11th, 2012

1,300-year-old tomb found in Mexico

Mexican archaeologists discovered the tomb of a person who  More...