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2015-01-21 09:55:39

When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, the hot ash it released preserved a complete library of papyrus scrolls, among other things, in the Roman town of Pompeii. Previous attempts to read these scrolls by physically unraveling them typically led to their destruction, but now, a new X-ray technique has allowed researchers to decipher the ancient text without touching them, according to a new report in Nature Communications.

Pompeii Foodies Ate Giraffe
2014-01-02 15:35:53

Archeologists working in and around Pompeii will be presenting new details this week on what citizens of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii typically ate, which included such exotic fare like giraffe

2013-02-07 23:02:18

Barbara Zaragoza’s travel guide The Espresso Break: Tours and Nooks of Naples, Italy and Beyond, can take you through buying tickets, watching the games as well as visiting the oldest city in

2011-03-04 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pompeii The Exhibit: Life and Death in the Shadow of Vesuvius, a new exhibit featuring the largest collection of the victims' body casts and skeletons ever displayed, as well as more than 250 artifacts, some never-before-seen, is making its world premiere at Discovery Times Square (226 West 44th Street) from March 4, 2011 through September 5, 2011.

2009-04-27 13:43:00

Press Preview: Wednesday, April 29, 10am-12noon LOS ANGELES, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- LACMA presents Pompeii and the Roman Villa: Art and Culture around the Bay of Naples, on view at LACMA May 3 through October 4, 2009.

2009-01-12 13:46:46

A 2000-year-old painted statue is being restored to her original glory by scientists from WMG at the University of Warwick, the University of Southampton, and the Herculaneum Conservation Project.

2008-10-14 00:00:29

I t is one of the most elementary tenets of scientific research that a well-designed experiment should only contain one variable. If you're testing for the effect of a particular substance you have to be sure that its presence or absence is the only thing that changes between tests.

2008-10-13 12:00:27

Three of the stars of the mob flick "Gomorrah," Italy's entry for the Oscars, have been arrested due to their alleged real-life ties to organized crime.

Word of the Day
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.