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Butchered prehistoric animals found underneath London

Tunnel construction in London has unearthed the bones of prehistoric animals which bear markings of being butchered by humans. The remains, found near Royal Oak station, include those of bison, deer and the auroch, a large ancestor of modern cattle. Some of the bones appear to have small marks on them which

A new way of dating rocks

Scientists have developed a new technique which allows them to precisely date ancient volcanic rocks by analysing the composition of minerals inside them. By aligning rocks that have a similar age and orientation, the early landmasses can be pieced together. This will aid the discovery of rocks rich in ore and oil

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