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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... 

Discovered fossils in Argentina yield giant dinosaur

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A new species of titanosaur unearthed in Argentina. The new fossil remains excavated in southern Argentina have represented the most complete giant sauropod dinosaur ever discovered. The skeletal analysis of the found bones demonstrated size of the beast measured 26m from head to tail and weighed in at almost 60 tones, as heavy as 14 African elephants. The palaeontologists also unravel that the skeleton... 

500 B.C. coins will be returned to Greece after found during New York auction

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Coins shown from the Greek colony Akragas, Circa 409-406 B.C. A collection of ancient coins dating back to 500 B.C. are being returned to Greece after the New York prosecution of a prominent collector from Rhode Island. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Greek officials scheduled a ceremony today in New York marking the repatriation of the coins. The coins were part of a case against... 

Well-preserved dinosaur carcass uncovered in Siberia

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A well-preserved carcass of a dinosaur, whose age is estimated at more than 120 million years, was found during excavations at the paleontological complex Shestakovsky in the Kemerovo region of Russia, Siberia. Researchers uncovered the carcass of, supposedly, Psittacosaurus Sibiricus, the Director of the Kemerovo Regional Museum, Olga Feofanova told Interfax. The scientists use the “monolith”... 

Dinosaurs fit middle of metabolic continuum

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A research has shown that dinosaurs’ metabolism places them in the middle of the metabolic continuum, forbidding their definite classification as either warm or cold-blooded creatures. The study used dinosaurs’ body mass and their growth rates to arrive at an evaluation of their metabolism. University of New Mexico biologist John Grady said, “…By examining animal growth and rates of energy... 

Paleontologists discover Dinosaur Foot with Tissue and Skin

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They say even under perfect conditions, it couldn’t be possible, yet somehow, paleontologists have unearthed a preserved dinosaur foot deep in the heart of the Gobi Desert in Southern Mongolia. “I wouldn’t believe any reports if I hadn’t been there,” said paleontologist Dr. Greg Hudkins, who was one of several experts sent on the dig. “But I saw it, and I felt it. I’ve analyzed it. That... 

Largest ever dinosaur found in Argentina

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Scientists in Argentina say they have found the remains of what could be the largest dinosaur ever to have walked the planet. By analyzing the fossils, they say it could have been 40 meters in length and weighed 77 tons – as much as 14 elephants. The discovery was made by a local farm worker in Patagonia. The fossils were then excavated by a team of paleontologists from the Museum of Paleontology... 

Ancient Lost City Uncovered by Wind in Saudi Arabia says Researcher

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“A strong wind has uncovered ancient structures that no one has ever noticed. It seems to be something very ancient.,” says researcher Matteo Ianneo. “If you look carefully, you can see the ancient ruins next to it, even an old profile. This is a sensational discovery” that no one had noticed. In photographs from 2004, one can observe that “there was nothing in this place, it was definitely... 

Ancient Chinese used bamboo sticks as calculator

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Approximately 2,300 years ago the ancient Chinese wrote the world’s oldest decimal multiplication table on bamboo sticks. According to experts, it was a very effective calculator that let one do the calculations not only with integers but also fractions. No country in the world had similar calculators at that time. Five years ago, Beijing Tsinghua University received a gift of nearly two and... 

24,000-year-old Siberian boy links Western Europeans to Native Americans

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The anthropological world was stunned when the recent genome study of the 24,000-year-old remains of a small Siberian boy revealed that the child was both part-Western European and modern Native American. This turns on its head the long-held notion that those who first settled the Americas (themselves descendants of Siberian populations) were related to East Asians, as well as raising questions as... 
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