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skull of King Richard III
2014-08-18 05:28:58

In what is being hailed as the most complete forensic study ever conducted on a medieval monarch, experts from the University of Leicester and the British Geological Survey have uncovered new details about the life of King Richard III by analyzing his bone and tooth chemistry.

Bonelli’s Eagle Diet Reconstruction By Means Of Isotope Analysis
2014-07-09 03:36:59

Carbon, nitrogen and sulphur stable isotopes analysis is an effective technique to reconstruct nestling Bonelli’s Eagle diet

Ancient Headless Remains Offer Clues To Dietary Structure Of Vikings
2013-12-06 09:43:14

It has long been known that ancient Vikings buried dead slaves with their masters, but new isotopic research of ancient skeletal remains is providing at least one researcher with more evidence of how these people lived their lives – more notably what their diets were like.

3 billion-year-old Rocks Contain Microfossils Of Plankton
2013-06-06 21:18:25

Spindle-shaped inclusions in 3 billion-year-old rocks are microfossils of plankton that probably inhabited the oceans around the globe during that time, according to an international team of researchers.

Ancient Predators Shared Their Food Supply
2012-11-07 13:53:07

Your mother probably told you that it’s considered good manners to share your food, but according to new research; for large predators living 9 million years ago, sharing a food supply was a daily way of life.

Bronze Age Trade Connections Revealed By Ancient Stinging Nettles
2012-09-28 14:22:15

A piece of nettle cloth retrieved from Denmark's richest known Bronze Age burial mound Lusehøj may actually derive from Austria, new findings suggest.

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2012-05-29 21:59:26

The age-old struggle between classes may be even older than we thought, according to a new study carried out by archaeologists.

2012-05-28 19:32:55

Are your bones getting stronger or weaker?


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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