X-Rays reveal secrets of Mayan dyes

Published on July 28th, 2010 | by Admin

An x-ray study of Mayan pigments has helped scientists create a dye that will last for a millennia. “This pigment has been stable for centuries in the hostile conditions of the jungle,” said Eric Dooryhee at [&hellip... Read More


3D mapping the Titanic

Published on July 27th, 2010 | by Admin

A team of scientists are about to set off on an expedition to map the Titanic in 3D. The expedition to the site 2 1/2 miles beneath the North Atlantic is billed as the most advanced [&hellip... Read More


Ancient head reshaping in Australia

Published on July 27th, 2010 | by Admin

A misshapen skull, which dates back 10,000-13,000 years ago, has been found near Swan Hill in Victoria, Australia. The skull, belonging to a tall and solidly built Aboriginal man, has a misshapen cranium. Also, his bones [&hellip... Read More


Four ancient shipwrecks found off Italian coast

Published on July 27th, 2010 | by Admin

Sonar scanners have revealed the final resting places of four ancient shipwrecks, off the coast of the Italian island of Zannone. The remains of the trading vessels, dating from the first century BC to the 5th-7th [&hellip... Read More


Ancient legal tablet found at Tel Hazor

Published on July 27th, 2010 | by Admin

A legal tablet dating back to the 18th or 17th centuries BC has been uncovered at Tel Hazor in Northern Israel. It is the first time a document resembling Hammurabi’s laws has been uncovered in Israel. [&hellip... Read More


The world’s best preserved meteorite impact crater

Published on July 26th, 2010 | by Admin

Researchers studying imagery in Google Earth have discovered what may be the world’s best-preserved small impact crater in the Sahara desert. The immaculate, 148 ft. wide crater was likely excavated by a fast-moving iron meteorite, a [&hellip... Read More


Migration to Americas from variety of places

Published on July 26th, 2010 | by Admin

Analysis of some of the oldest remains found in the Americans suggest that early migrants to the hemisphere came from a variety of locations. Anthropologists had long believed humans migrated to the Americas in a relatively [&hellip... Read More


4th century Roman villa found in Wales

Published on July 26th, 2010 | by Admin

The discovery of a Roman villa in northwest Wales is forcing experts to reconsider Roman settlement in the country. The villa is likely to have belonged to a wealthy landowner, with pottery and coin finds on [&hellip... Read More


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