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Researcher warns of possible reprise of worst known drought, famine
A Washington State University researcher has completed the most thorough analysis yet of The Great Drought — the most devastating known drought of [...]
Tracking the movement of the tropics 800 years into the past
For the first time, scientists have traced the north-south shifts of the northern-most edge of the tropics back 800 years, reports a University of [...]
Oldest evidence for animals found by UCR researchers
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, have found the oldest clue yet of animal life, dating back at least 100 million years before the [...]
Parasites from medieval latrines unlock secrets of human history
A radical new approach combining archaeology, genetics and microscopy can reveal long-forgotten secrets of human diet, sanitation and movement from [...]
Extensive trade in fish between Egypt and Canaan 3,500 years ago
Some 3,500 years ago, there was already a brisk trade in fish on the shores of the southeastern Mediterranean Sea. This conclusion follows from the [...]
Unearthed Brooch Tells of the Nazis’ Abuse of Ancient Norse Runes to Spread Their Dark Ideology
During the Second World War a brooch inscribed with ancient Norse runes (letters) was discovered in a field at Værløse Airfield in Denmark telling a [...]
The Enigma of the Origins of the Borneo Elephants
Through history, at least 32 elephant species have existed on planet earth, some became extinct as early as the Miocene epoch (23.03 to 5.333 million years [...]
Future Moon Mission May be Needed to Solve Neil Armstrong Mystery in 'First Man'
Sometime in perhaps the not too distant future, a robotic rover, or maybe even an astronaut, will visit a small crater on the moon to answer a mystery [...]
Frankincense: How to Use Ancient Wonder Cure for Healing
Frankincense is famous for being one of the three gifts presented by the Magi to baby Jesus (the other two being gold and myrrh). Several thousand years [...]
Space Agencies Welcome New Entrants Developing Satellites for Tracking Greenhouse Gases
As a growing number of organizations propose satellites to monitor greenhouse gases, national space agencies who already operate such spacecraft welcome [...]