Second Roman fort found on Exeter development

Published on July 30th, 2010 | by Admin

A second Roman fort has been found at a construction site in Exeter, England. Archaeologists said the original discovery was to rewrite Exeter’s early history. Now the excavations have revealed what the experts believe could be [&hellip... Read More

2,400-year-old Iberian weapons discovered in Spain

Published on July 30th, 2010 | by Admin

A collection of weapons belonging to Iberian warriors have been found at La Bastida de les Alcusses in Valencia. Excavations have recovered over 60 iron objects in a small area of the western entrance to the [&hellip... Read More

Dinosaurs shape-shifted as they aged

Published on July 30th, 2010 | by Admin

Palaeontologists John Scannella and Jack Horner are presenting the case that the triceratops and it’s relative the torosaurus, despite the different skulls, are actually the same species in different stages of life. Triceratops had three facial [&hellip... Read More

Ancient Greek to be taught in English schools

Published on July 30th, 2010 | by Admin

Ancient Greek is set to be taught in three schools in England in an attempt to boost children’s language skills. Lorna Robinson, charity director, who will be teaching the one-hour lessons every two weeks, told the [&hellip... Read More

Shrimp is world’s oldest unchanged animal

Published on July 29th, 2010 | by Admin

Fossil evidence shows that the tadpole shrimp is one of the world’s oldest unchanged animals, remaining virtually the same for 200 million years. Fossil finds show that the shrimp is virtually the same today as it [&hellip... Read More

1,800-year-old grooming set found in Turkey

Published on July 29th, 2010 | by Admin

A pair of 1800-year-old bronze tweezers and a manicure rasp have been found at the Andriake Port in Turkey. Indicating that the 1,800-year-old care set was considerably advanced compared to similar ones in the Roman period, [&hellip... Read More

Saving the Tower of Pisa from collapse

Published on July 29th, 2010 | by Admin

The Telegraph has posted an interesting article about the architectural challenges of saving the Leaning Tower of Pisa from collapsing. Burland was convinced he had such a solution – a process called soil extraction – and [&hellip... Read More

13th century inscriptions found in Indian temple

Published on July 29th, 2010 | by Admin

Inscriptions dating back to the Pandya and Nayak periods have been found in an ancient temple in southern India. The inscriptions date back to the period of Sundara Pandiyan (1212-1239), Jatavarman Kulasekara Pandiyan-II (1237AD)-to Veerapandiyan (1253-74) [&hellip... Read More

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