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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.
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The exceptional preservation and diversity of dinosaur, bird and early mammal fossils present in the fossil beds of northern China are famous. How these creatures died, and why hundreds of creatures from different habitats were buried together on ancient lake floors, has yet to be understood.
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
History is often shaped by the stories of kings and religious and military leaders, and much of what we know about the past derives from official sources like military records and governmental decrees.
A team of researchers has discovered and reconstructed a 300-million-year-old tropical forest that was preserved by a volcanic eruption.
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