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Russian scientists to clone extinct animals

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Russian scientists will study remnants of the fossil animals and their DNA. A special scientific laboratory has been opened for this purpose in Yakutsk. Semen Grigoryev, Director of the mammoth museum in Yakutsk claimed that it’s the only scientific centre in Russia, where there will be held systematic biotech researches of the paleontological samples. According to him, the bodies are best preserved... 

Sunken City Found in Greece Dates Back to 3,000 Years B.C.

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A submerged ancient city, found in Greece by an international team of archeologists, dates back to the 3rd millennium B.C. Though the ruins were found underwater back in 2014 as a team of archeologists from the University of Geneva was undergoing diving training in Kiladha Bay in the Argolic Gulf, the actual age of the city was undetermined until now, Le Parisien reported. The group of Swiss and Greek... 

Humans killed the Mammoths and Sabretooth Tigers according to new study

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Two recent studies into ancient animal extinction appear to diametrically contradict each other, after a new university study claimed it was humans, and not climate change, that caused the demise of mammoths, sabretooth tigers and other ancient species. Just last July, research from the University of Adelaide and the University of New South Wales in Australia, published in the journal Science, made... 

2000-year-old Skeleton with Cone Head dug up at Russian Stonehenge

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A skeleton with an unusual-shaped skull (pictured) has been unearthed on a site known as Russia’s Stonehenge. UFO enthusiasts were quick to claim it was proof aliens visited earth when it was first found. Archeologists are puzzled over the ancient remains of a woman discovered on a site near Chelyabinsk, a Russian city to the east of the Ural Mountains. The approximately 2,000 year old skeleton... 

Accidental discovery of blood, collagen in dinosaur bones could rewrite textbooks

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An amazing discovery could rewrite textbooks, after a paleontologist accidentally found blood and soft tissue preserved in tattered dinosaur fossils. If proven, science expects answers to age-old questions, including: “Can we resurrect dinosaurs?” The red blood cells and collagen fibers were discovered by chance when Imperial College London’s Sergio Bertazzo and Susannah Maidment were examining... 

Scientists splice Woolly DNA into elephant cells

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The Woolly Mammoth at the Royal BC Museum, Victoria, British Columbia. Scientists at Harvard University are one step closer to bringing Woolly mammoths back to life, after successfully inserting some sequences of mammoth DNA into an elephant genome. The study is yet to be published, though, as there is still work to do. No recreation of the Ice Age would be complete without large, shaggy woolly mammoths... 

Researchers find Indo-European language source

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The remains of a male associated with the Middle Neolithic Salzmünde culture in Germany. A recent study has suggested that a vast human migration by ancient Eastern European steppe herders may have spread Indo-European languages to other parts of Europe. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from the US, Australia, and other countries by assessing multiple libraries of DNA samples from... 

CT scan reveals 1000 years old mummy inside statue of Buddha

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Dutch scientists have scanned a statue of Buddha, dating back to the 11th or 12th century, to reveal a mummy inside. They’ve also taken samples of the mummy’s insides and discovered scraps of paper with ancient Chinese characters on them. A human skeleton glows through the statue’s silhouette on the computed tomography scan, done in the Meander Medical Center in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Gastrointestinal... 

Mysteries of history: Greek fire, Damascus steel and beam weapon

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It is generally believed that mankind of the XXI century is much more progressive than our predecessors, who lived hundreds and thousands of years ago. However, in ancient times, there were technologies that could come in handy in our days. Unfortunately, though, the secrets of those technologies have been irretrievably lost. Mysteries of History: Greek fire Let’s take the period of antiquity.... 

Archaeologists Believe They Found Location Where Jesus Christ Taught

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Archaeologists in Israel believe they may have uncovered the location where Jesus Christ taught and preached. The discovery was made in the ancient town of Magdala, thought to be the hometown of Mary Magdalene, on the western shore of the sea of Galilee. Jesus is believed to have spent most of his life in the area. The Legionaries of Christ, a Catholic organization, bought land in the area, planning... 

World's oldest water found deep underground

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Ancient water found beneath the ground in the Earth’s crust. Geologists have discovered the Earth’s most ancient pocket of water, estimated to be 2.7 billion years old, buried deep beneath the ground. The researchers followed a scientific treasure map of places to investigate the ancient bodies of water on Earth. The investigation then led to the water discovery deep within the oldest rocks... 

1 million naturally mummified bodies found in Egypt cemetery

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A cemetery with a million mummified bodies has been found in Egypt, a research team director says. The director of a US research team says it has found a cemetery in Egypt containing around a million naturally mummified bodies. “We are fairly certain we have over a million burials within this cemetery. It’s large and it’s dense,” Project manager, Kerry Muhlestein, an associate... 

Can we clone a Woolly Mammoth, how about T-rex?

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The news that South Korean scientists are planning to clone a mammoth, using the DNA of a particularly well-preserved specimen in the Siberian permafrost, has reignited the debate over the ethics of cloning. But whether or not it’s right, could it happen? And what other animals could, or couldn’t, we clone? Mammoth It may be possible to clone a mammoth. It would be an enormous technical challenge,... 

King Tut's parents were brother and sister claims virtual autopsy

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The boy king’s face as revealed by the ‘virtual autopsy’. With strong features cast in burnished gold, Tutankhamun’s burial mask projects an image of majestic beauty and royal power. But in the flesh, King Tut had buck teeth, a club foot and girlish hips, according to the most detailed examination ever of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh’s remains. And rather than being a boy king... 

The living dead exist for real

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For centuries, people sincerely believed that the dead can rise from their graves. The most famous character is Dracula. In Lower Saxony, Germany, archaeologists found evidence to prove the existence of such zombies. Legends about vampires and zombies accompany the literary history of mankind. Not that long ago, in the area of ​​the town of Stade (a Hanseatic town in Germany, located in Lower... 
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