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Scientists pioneer new way to analyze ancient artwork

Scientists pioneer new way to analyze ancient artwork

Scientists from UCLA and the National Gallery of Art have used a combination of three advanced imaging techniques to produce a highly detai...
Genetics preserves traces of ancient resistance to Inca rule

Genetics preserves traces of ancient resistance to Inca rule

The Chachapoyas region was conquered by the Inca Empire in the late 15th century. Knowledge of the fate of the local population has been ba...
Dinosaur parasites trapped in 100-million-year-old amber tell blood-sucking story

Dinosaur parasites trapped in 100-million-year-old amber tell blood-sucking story

Fossilised ticks discovered trapped and preserved in amber show that these parasites sucked the blood of feathered dinosaurs almost 100 mil...
Fossil bones of human-sized penguin found on New Zealand beach

Fossil bones of human-sized penguin found on New Zealand beach

Together with a team from New Zealand, Senckenberg scientist Dr. Gerald Mayr described a hitherto unknown fossil giant penguin species. The...
Fossil orphans reunited with their parents after half a billion years

Fossil orphans reunited with their parents after half a billion years

Everyone wants to be with their family for Christmas, but spare a thought for a group of orphan fossils that have been separated from their...
Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came along

Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came along

The Tasmanian tiger was doomed long before humans began hunting the enigmatic marsupial, scientists said Tuesday, with DNA sequencing showi...
Archaeologist finds world's oldest funereal fish hooks

Archaeologist finds world's oldest funereal fish hooks

An archaeologist from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered the world's oldest known fish-hooks placed in a burial rit...
How much can 252-million-year-old ecosystems tell us about modern Earth? A lot

How much can 252-million-year-old ecosystems tell us about modern Earth? A lot

A whopping 252 million years ago, Earth was crawling with bizarre animals, including dinosaur cousins resembling Komodo dragons and bulky e...

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