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Seen from the air, the dry summer reveals an ancient harvest of archaeological finds

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   4 articles

For an aerial archaeologist 2018 has been a bumper year. The long, hot summer has revealed ancient landscapes not visible from ground level, but easily recognised in fields of...
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This nearly 100-million-year-old beetle is preserved so well it practically looks alive

This nearly 100-million-year-old beetle is preserved so well it practically looks alive

19 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Fossilized tree sap, called amber, is an absolutely amazing substance. It lasts for an incredibly long time, and it has yielded some of the most incredible fossil discoveries...
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Beetle in 99-million-year-old amber found with ancient cycad pollen

Beetle in 99-million-year-old amber found with ancient cycad pollen

23 hours ago   |   SlashGear

Cycads, a type of seed plant with evergreen leaves and a woody trunk, are highly present in the fossil record, which reveals that they were once more abundant on Earth than...
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99-million-year-old beetle trapped in amber served as pollinator to evergreen cycads

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Flowering plants are well known for their special relationship to the insects and other animals that serve as their pollinators. But, before the rise of angiosperms, another...
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Digging Mongolia: Hunting for fossils with Infiniti and trick archaeological tech - Roadshow

1 day ago   |   CNET

With Infiniti steeds and the latest 3D mapping tech, we set out to find dinosaur bones in the vast Gobi Desert.
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Prehistoric mummy reveals ancient Egyptian embalming 'recipe' was around for millennia

1 day 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

1 day 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

2 days 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

2 days 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'

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

Alex Meyer continues to be in awe of the treasure trove that is Vindolanda.
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OnePlus 6T rumored to launch at T-Mobile in October

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