Archaeology & Fossils

Prehistoric mummy reveals ancient Egyptian embalming 'recipe' was around for millennia

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

It is the first time that extensive tests have been carried out on an intact prehistoric mummy, consolidating the researchers' previous findings that embalming was taking place...
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Old species learn new tricks. very slowly

16 hours ago   |   Phys.org

A quick look at the fossil record shows that no species lasts forever. On average, most species exist for around a million years, although some species persist for much longer...
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Survivor of newly found WWII shipwreck: 'So many' to rescue

19 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Scientists they have discovered part of a ship that was blown off a U.S. Navy destroyer during World War II in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
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Maya rituals unearthed

21 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Deep in the untamed lowlands, we search for artifacts buried under hundreds of years of sediment. We are excavating two ancient Maya sites nestled in the sacred landscape of...
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Researchers unearth remarkable horse 'shoes'

22 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Alex Meyer continues to be in awe of the treasure trove that is Vindolanda.
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Study of ancient forefoot joints reveals bipedalism in hominins emerged early

23 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The feet of primates function as grasping organs. But the adoption of bipedal locomotion - which reduces the ability to grasp - was a critical step in human evolution.
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Origins and spread of Eurasian fruits traced to the ancient Silk Road

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Studies of ancient preserved plant remains from a medieval archaeological site in the Pamir Mountains of Uzbekistan have shown that fruits such as apples, peaches, apricots and...
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The oldest flying reptile ever discovered was just found in Utah

The oldest flying reptile ever discovered was just found in Utah

1 day ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Over the decades, Utah has proven to be a real hotspot for fossil hunters, and it just yielded yet another amazing find. There in the desert, the long-still remains of a flying...
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Unpublished Egyptian texts reveal new insights into ancient medicine

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

The University of Copenhagen in Denmark is home to a unique collection of Ancient Egyptian papyrus manuscripts.
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Michael Kors intros new Runway smartwatch with Wear OS

Michael Kors intros new Runway smartwatch with Wear OS

2 days ago   |   PhoneDog

One week after Fossil introduced new Wear OS smartwatches , another well-known watch brand has unveiled new wearables of its own. Michael Kors today announced its new Runway...
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Possible Xperia XA3 Ultra benchmark confirms processor and more

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Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra At Sony's IFA event later this month, the company is largely expected to unveil its next flagship, the Xperia XZ3. Alongside this, recent... Read more ...

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