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Launch brings new technology that could change life in space

A spacecraft that launched early Sunday is transporting a 3-D printer that could change life on the International Space Station.<p>The SpaceX Dragon lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center at 1:52 a.m. ET. It will arrive on Tuesday, bringing other cargo as well, including 20 mice and elements for 255 …

Ancient Mayan Cities Found In Mexican Jungle

MEXICO CITY, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities hidden in the jungle of southeastern Mexico, and the lead researcher says he believes there are "dozens" more to be found in the region.<p>Ivan Sprajc, associate professor at the Research Center of the Slovenian Academy …

Taung Child's brain development not human-like? CT scan casts doubt on similarity to that of modern humans

By subjecting the skull of the famous Taung Child to the latest CT scan technology, researchers are now casting doubt on theories that …

Stonehenge secrets revealed by underground map

<b>Archaeologists have unveiled the most detailed map ever produced of the earth beneath Stonehenge and its surrounds.</b><p>They combined different instruments to scan the area to a depth of three metres, with unprecedented resolution.<p>Early results suggest that the iconic monument did not stand alone, but …

Archaeology

1,000-Year-Old Viking Fortress Unearthed In Denmark

In what's been called a "sensational" find, archaeologists have discovered a Viking fortress near the Danish city of Køge, about 30 miles southwest of Copenhagen. The ancient ringed structure is said to have a diameter of 475 feet and to date back more than 1,000 years.<p>“This is the first time for …

3,900 year old suit of bone armour unearthed in Omsk

9/07/2014 05:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists are intrigued by the discovery of the complete set of well-preserved bone armour which is seen as having belonged …

Europeans drawn from three ancient 'tribes'

<b>The modern European gene pool was formed when three ancient populations mixed within the last 7,000 years, Nature journal reports.</b><p>Blue-eyed, swarthy hunters mingled with brown-eyed, pale skinned farmers as the latter swept into Europe from the Near East.<p>But another, mysterious population with …

Anthropology

The Sahara Is Millions of Years Older Than Thought

The movement of tectonic plates that created the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps also sparked the drying of the Sahara some 7 million years ago, …

Ancient Egyptian Woman with 70 Hair Extensions Discovered

More than 3,300 years ago, in a newly built city in Egypt, a woman with an incredibly elaborate hairstyle of lengthy hair extensions was laid to rest.<p>…

Time is right for global focus on forest land rights

Without recognised land rights, indigenous peoples' way of life could be threatened, warn campaigners<p><b>Recognising the land rights of local people could provide cost-effective protection for many of the world's tropical forests, a report says.</b><p>But existing initiatives to tackle deforestation were …

Abolitionist Movement

From the 1830s until 1870, the abolitionist movement attempted to achieve immediate emancipation of all slaves and the ending of racial segregation …

Discrimination