Read more about the article Pollen Found In Fossilised Ancient Beetle In Germany
Photo shows an unusually large number of well-preserved blossoms that were recovered in the first weeks of excavations in the Messel pit in Germany, undated photo. Prof. Dr Dieter Uhl states that blossoms are generally only sporadically recorded in fossils. (Senckenberg/Newsflash)

Pollen Found In Fossilised Ancient Beetle In Germany

Scientists in Germany are optimistic about finding out more about ancient ecosystems after discovering pollen in a fossilised beetle that lived around 50 million years ago. The insect has been unearthed at the Messel Pit, a scientific excavation site in the central German state of Hesse. It inhabited the area…

Comments Off on Pollen Found In Fossilised Ancient Beetle In Germany
Read more about the article Newly Found Mammoth Butchering Site Proves Humans Were In North America Much, Much Earlier
A recent study on the butchered remains of a mother and baby mammoth shows that humans lived in North America tens of thousands of years earlier than conventionally thought. See SWNS story SWSCmammoth;

Newly Found Mammoth Butchering Site Proves Humans Were In North America Much, Much Earlier

A newly discovered mammoth butchering site proves that humans were in north America nearly 15,000 years earlier than thought, scientists have revealed. The site from 37,000 years ago discovered bones that had been carved as well as evidence the beasts' fat was rendered over fires. By chance the the fossils…

Comments Off on Newly Found Mammoth Butchering Site Proves Humans Were In North America Much, Much Earlier
Read more about the article Scientists Find Massive Haul Of 80-Million-Year-Old Titanosaur Eggs
CT scans of the best-preserved egg-clutch (CPPLIP 1798). (a) 3D rendering of the bottom of the clutch in CPPLIP 1798. (b) General view of the clutch at the same orientation, showing the external part of the lower hemisphere of the eggs. (c) Top view of the lower egg row, showing the inner part of the lower hemisphere of the eggs. (d) Lateral view of CPPLIP 1798, showing lower egg row with higher shells at both ends and part of the upper egg row. In dark orange, eggshell fragments within the eggs. Note that the incompleteness (“holes”) of some eggs in B and C are due to the lack of the eggshells and/or poor resolution of the CT scan. In A the shape of each egg is maintained due to the sedimentary internal mold. Scale bar 10 cm. (Dr Agustin G. Martinelli/Newsflash)

Scientists Find Massive Haul Of 80-Million-Year-Old Titanosaur Eggs

Scientists have unearthed the first titanosaur nesting site in Brazil after they found about 20 of these massive, 80-million-year-old dinosaur eggs. The dinosaur egg nest, which dates back to the Cretaceous period, which ended in an extinction-level event, when Earth is believed to have been hit by a large meteor,…

Comments Off on Scientists Find Massive Haul Of 80-Million-Year-Old Titanosaur Eggs
Read more about the article People In Worlds Oldest City Walled Up The Painted Skeletons Of Their Dead Before Digging Them Up And Passing Them Around
Skeleton of a male individual aged between 35 and 50 years old with cinnabar painting on the cranium at the Catalhoyuk Neolithic settlement in Turkey. (Marco Milella/Newsflash)

People In Worlds Oldest City Walled Up The Painted Skeletons Of Their Dead Before Digging Them Up And Passing Them Around

The inhabitants of the "world's oldest city" - now a UNESCO World Heritage Site - painted the skeletal remains of their dead and buried them in the walls of people's homes. They would also dig them up again and pass parts of the skeletons, including their skulls, around the community…

Comments Off on People In Worlds Oldest City Walled Up The Painted Skeletons Of Their Dead Before Digging Them Up And Passing Them Around
Read more about the article Vials With Mysterious Serum Found At Gallipoli Battle Site
One of the serum bottles which are considered to be 112 years old, found in the walls of the Namazgah Bastion in Canakkale, Turkey where Gallipoli campaign took place. (Newsflash)

Vials With Mysterious Serum Found At Gallipoli Battle Site

Two mysterious 112-year-old glass vials have been found during restoration work in the area where the Gallipoli campaign took place. The military campaign took place during World War I on the Gallipoli peninsula, Gelibolu in modern Turkey, from 17th February 1915 to 9th January 1916. The Entente powers of Britain,…

Comments Off on Vials With Mysterious Serum Found At Gallipoli Battle Site
Read more about the article British Expert Declares Vienna Zoo Best In Europe For Sixth Time
Polar bear cup Finja with mother Nora at the Vienna Zoo in Austria. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

British Expert Declares Vienna Zoo Best In Europe For Sixth Time

A famous British zoo expert has declared Vienna Zoo the best in Europe for the sixth time. British zoo expert Anthony Sheridan has voted Schoenbrunn Zoo, the self-proclaimed world's oldest zoo, the best in Europe after assessing 160 zoos in 29 countries. Schoenbrunn Zoo said in a statement obtained by…

Comments Off on British Expert Declares Vienna Zoo Best In Europe For Sixth Time
Read more about the article Intact Ancient Stone-Carved Theatre Masks Unearthed At 2,500-Year-Old Site
Some of the stone theatre-mask carvings that represent comedy and tragedy plays performed in the ancient city of Castabala, found by the Turkish archaeologists, in Osmaniye, Turkey. (Newsflash)

Intact Ancient Stone-Carved Theatre Masks Unearthed At 2,500-Year-Old Site

These photos show incredible, intact stone-carved theatre masks representing comedy and tragedy that have been unearthed in the ancient theatre of a 2,500-year-old city. Excavations in the ancient city of Castabala, which is located in the southern Turkish province of Osmaniye and has survived to this day with its colonnaded…

Comments Off on Intact Ancient Stone-Carved Theatre Masks Unearthed At 2,500-Year-Old Site
Read more about the article Five Leaf Clover Bought From Auction Site For Nearly GBP 1 Million Until Bidder Changes Mind
The listing for a five-leaf clover that was auctioned and accidentally bought for CHF 1.2 million (GBP 961,058), in October, 2021. (Newsflash)

Five Leaf Clover Bought From Auction Site For Nearly GBP 1 Million Until Bidder Changes Mind

A five-leaf clover has been sold on a Swiss auction site for nearly GBP 1 million but the winning bidder reportedly regretted their move and retracted the bid. The incident took place on the Swiss online marketplace Ricardo, when a five-leaf clover was put up for auction by an unnamed…

Comments Off on Five Leaf Clover Bought From Auction Site For Nearly GBP 1 Million Until Bidder Changes Mind
Read more about the article US Crest Unearthed At Ancient Turkish Site Sparks Time Travel And Illuminati Rumours
A badge bearing the design of the Great Seal of the United States was unearthed during the excavations in Zerzevan Castle located in Karabuk, Turkey.

US Crest Unearthed At Ancient Turkish Site Sparks Time Travel And Illuminati Rumours

This badge bearing the Great Seal of the USA - that also features on the one-dollar bill alongside a truncated pyramid topped with an all-seeing eye - has been unearthed at a Turkish archaeological site dating back 3,000 years sparking time travel and New World Order rumours. Experts have been…

Comments Off on US Crest Unearthed At Ancient Turkish Site Sparks Time Travel And Illuminati Rumours
Read more about the article Some Of The Oldest Evidence Of Beer Drinking Found At 9,000 Year Old Chinese Burial Site
9,000-year-old skeleton in China with Long-necked Hu vessel believed to have been used to drink beer, China, 2021.

Some Of The Oldest Evidence Of Beer Drinking Found At 9,000 Year Old Chinese Burial Site

Experts have discovered evidence of beer drinking in the south of China 9,000 years ago where people are believed to have drunk rudimentary beer from the pots in rituals to honour the recently deceased. Researchers from Dartmouth University found 20 ancient pots along with two skeletons at a burial site…

Comments Off on Some Of The Oldest Evidence Of Beer Drinking Found At 9,000 Year Old Chinese Burial Site

End of content

No more pages to load