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200-year-old beer found in shipwreck to be rebrewed

Samples of 200-year-old beer found in a Baltic Sea shipwreck are set to be chemically analyzed and rebrewed. The salvaging operation to bring up 145 champagne bottles - since determined to include vintages from Heidseck, Veuve Clicquot, and Juglar - had one casualty: a bottle that burst open at the surface,

Pine resin used to hermetically seal 2,000-year-old amphora

Chemical analysis has found that pine resin was used to seal a 2,000-year-old amphora found in Morocco. "We have studied the substance that was used to seal the container using three different techniques, and we compared it with pine resin from today", José Vicente Gimeno, one of the authors of the