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Traces of large Roman army camp discovered in Velsen, North Holland

Archaeologists from the museum Huis van Hilde found evidence of a large Roman army camp in Velsen – or Flevum in Latin. Evidence of...

Cambodia says the Met Museum has dozens of its looted antiquities

Cambodia has begun to press the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan to document how it acquired dozens of Khmer Empire antiquities that Cambodian...

Vapourised crusts of Earth-like planets found in dying stars

Remnants of planets with Earth-like crusts have been discovered in the atmospheres of four nearby white dwarf stars by University of Warwick astronomers, offering...

16th century Spanish fort used during 80 Years’ War uncovered in Leiden

The remain of a Spanish fort established during the Eighty Years’ War were uncovered by archaeologists in Leiden. The Lammenschans fort is part of...

Witnessing the birth of baby universes 46 times: The link between gravity and soliton

How did the universe begin? How does quantum mechanics, the study of the smallest things relate to gravity and the study of big things?...

Gene loss more important in animal kingdom evolution than previously thought

Scientists have shown that some key points of animal evolution—like the ones leading to humans or insects—were associated with a large loss of genes...