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Centuries-old shipwrecks found off Singapore

Two centuries-old shipwrecks packed with ceramics and other artifacts have been found off Singapore in a rare discovery that will shed light on the...

Estimating species loss from habitat clearing

NUS ecologists have developed improved methods for estimating biodiversity loss from habitat-clearing activities, to aid conservation planning. Natural habitats across the world are increasingly being...

Dig shines new light on ancient Singapore

Ancient Singapore - or Temasek as it was then - could have had an established government with a head ruler or chieftain as early...

Major archaeological dig underway at Singapore’s Empress Place

Archaeologists have discovered around 400kg worth of artefacts at an excavation site at Empress Place, it was announced on Friday (Feb 13). The site, located...

ACM showcases Tang Dynasty artefacts from 9th century shipwreck

A tale of two kingdoms lost to the world for more than 1,200 years was uncovered from a shipwreck only some 14 years ago...

Ancient Arab shipwreck yields secrets of Ninth century trade

For more than a decade, archaeologists and historians have been studying the contents of a ninth-century Arab dhow that was discovered in 1998...