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Ancient Ten Commandments tablet sold at auction for $850,000

The world's earliest-known complete stone inscription of the Ten Commandments, described as a "national treasure" of Israel, sold at auction in Beverly Hills for $850,000. The earliest-known stone inscription of...

India moves to stop illegal sales of dinosaur eggs

India’s government plans to introduce a ban on illegal sales of dinosaur eggs that are millions of years...

Evolution does repeat itself after all: How evolution lets stripes come and go

A team of evolutionary biologists from the University of Konstanz, headed by Prof. Dr. Axel Meyer, discovers the...

Graves of Moche elite found in Peru

Archaeologists discovered the graves of members of the Moche civilisation who ruled the northern coast of Peru for...

380-million-year-old fossilized heart, stomach, intestine and liver from ancient jawed fish sheds light on our evolution

Researchers have discovered a 380-million-year-old heart -- the oldest ever found -- alongside a separate fossilised stomach, intestine...

Indonesia's Borobudur rising from the ashes

The major eruption of Mount Merapi on Nov. 5, which blanketed surrounding areas in volcanic ash, poses a serious and ongoing threat to ancient...

Palestinians spark a holy skirmish

An official Palestinian report claiming that a key Jewish holy site — Jerusalem's Western Wall — has no religious significance to Jews has evoked...

Protecting Middle Earth

Surrounded by rice paddies on the Indonesian island of Flores, a limestone cave holds the only evidence of the 'hobbit' – a strange human...

Distant galaxies confirm existence of dark energy and flat universe

In the late 1990s, two teams of astronomers stunned the scientific community with the finding that the universe is accelerating in its expansion, somehow...
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