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Extinct crocodile was mammal-like

Published on August 4th, 2010 | by Admin

The discovery of perhistoric crocodile fossils show that the croc was more mammal-like than reptile-like. Our group, our research team, has been working in southern Tanzania for a few years now and we’ve found a very [&hellip... Read More

Piecing together artifacts from museum bombed in WWII

Published on August 4th, 2010 | by Admin

During World War II, the Tell Halaf archaeological museum in Berlin was bombed, smashing ancient artifacts into smithereens. Now, after nine years of work, 60 artifacts have been pieced together from 27,000 fragments found in the [&hellip... Read More

King Tut’s chariots were supercars of their day

Published on August 4th, 2010 | by Admin

An investigation into the technical features of Tutankhamun’s chariots show that they were marvels of ancient engineering. “These vehicles appear to be the first mechanical systems which combine the use of kinematics, dynamics and lubrication principles,” [&hellip... Read More

Neolithic painted stones found in Scotland

Published on August 4th, 2010 | by Admin

Stones painted during the Neolithic period have been found on the Orkney Islands in Scotland. The latest discovery, made late yesterday afternoon, is a stone with a zigzag chevron pattern in red pigment. It is thought [&hellip... Read More

Philippines settled 20,000 years earlier than thought

Published on August 4th, 2010 | by Admin

A foot bone found in a cave in the Philippines is rewriting Filipino history. Archaeologists have found a foot bone that could prove the Philippines was first settled by humans 67,000 years ago, thousands of years [&hellip... Read More

Diary reveals final moments of Heinrich Himmler

Published on August 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

The publication of a soldier’s war diaries contain an account clearing up the mystery surrounding Nazi Heinrich Himmler’s last moments. Corporal Harry Oughton Jones wrote an account of his top-secret encounter with the head of Hitler’s [&hellip... Read More

HMS Investigator graves found

Published on August 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

The graves of three crewmembers from the HMS Investigator have been found in the Northwest Territories in Canada. Officials estimate that the graves, which are in undisturbed condition, are about 60 metres from the Investigator cache [&hellip... Read More

Outsiders caused demise of Easter Island

Published on August 3rd, 2010 | by Admin

New research is blaming outsiders for the downfall of the people living on Rapa Nui (aka Easter Island). Dr Croucher, whose research is funded by the British Academy, added: “There is a growing body of opinion [&hellip... Read More

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