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Radiocarbon dating gets a postmodern makeover

Radiocarbon dating gets a postmodern makeover

For decades, radiocarbon dating has been a way for scientists to get a rough picture of when once-living stuff lived. The method has been r...
Study correlates climate change and early human activities at 1.7 million year old Algerian site

Study correlates climate change and early human activities at 1.7 million year old Algerian site

Mohamed Sahnouni, coordinator of the Prehistoric Technology Program at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENI...
Can houses die? Iron Age longhouses were burned and buried

Can houses die? Iron Age longhouses were burned and buried

From the Bronze Age until the Viking Age, burial mounds could be placed on top of the remains of three-aisled longhouses. The internal post...
Rare copy of US Declaration of Independence discovered in England

Rare copy of US Declaration of Independence discovered in England

British experts will carry out tests to try to determine how a rare copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence found its way to an archiv...
Abandoned Andean hillfort town reveals incredible speed of Inca invasion

Abandoned Andean hillfort town reveals incredible speed of Inca invasion

Around 1450 CE, the Incas attacked so fast that many of the Colla people of the hill fort of Ayawiri in Peru didn't have time to take t...
Is this the oldest surviving image of the Virgin Mary?

Is this the oldest surviving image of the Virgin Mary?

A wall painting recovered in the 1920s from the Dura-Europos excavation site in Syria – believed to be the oldest existing Christian sanctu...
Khmer artefacts in London returned to Cambodia

Khmer artefacts in London returned to Cambodia

The Cambodian Culture Ministry received 10 Angkorian gold jewelry pieces in a ceremony in London on Friday after they were handed over by a...
What can we learn from dinosaur proteins?

What can we learn from dinosaur proteins?

DNA might get all the attention, but proteins do the work. The recent confirmation that it is possible to extract proteins -- which are enc...

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