Saturday 30 August, 2014

New Excavations Indicate Use of Fertilisers 5,000 Years Ago

New Excavations Indicate Use of Fertilisers 5,000 Years Ago. Credit: University of Gothenburg

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 to identify parts of the inhabitants’ diet. Right now they are looking for evidence that fertilisers were used already during the Scandinavian 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...

By BioNews On Friday, January 6th, 2012
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Scientists crack ancient bone disease

Traces of a bone infection known as brucellosis were found in ancient skeletal remains, according Continue reading “Scientists crack ancient bone disease” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Mayan Doomsday Prophecy of 2012 apocalypse ‘wrongly translated’

A German expert has claimed that the ancient prediction that the world will come to an end in 2012, has been wrongly translated Continue reading “Mayan Doomsday Prophecy of 2012 apocalypse ‘wrongly translated’” More...