Looted 2,000-Year-Old Coin Worth USD 1 Million Handed Back To Israel

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Photo shows a coin that has a floral wreath with the letter D in the centre, undated photo. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

The United States has returned a rare silver quarter shekel coin was minted by Jewish rebels 2,000 years ago on Temple Mount – and that could be worth as much…

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New Satellite Data Lets Scientists Measure Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness All Year Round

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Image shows the view of the Arctic Ocean from the Alfred Wegener Institute's Polar 6 aircraft, undated footage. The research team from the city of Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany developed a new method to measure arctic sea ice thickness in September 2022. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Esther Horvath/Newsflash)

Researchers have developed a new method to measure Arctic ice thickness and volume throughout the whole year by using satellite data. The international team consists of scientists from the Alfred…

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New Cold Plasma Jet Set To Fight Virus

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Image shows cold physical plasma analyses at the Centre of Excellence ZIK plasmatis at the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. (INP). (INP Greifswald/Newsflash)

Scientists could be one step closer to wiping out COVID-19 after having created a cold plasma jet which drastically limits the virus’ capabilities. A research team from the Leibniz Institute…

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Boffins Detail How Silicate Nanoparticles Can Save Weathered Historic Buildings

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Restauration works at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna. (Archiv der Dombauhutte St. Stephan/Newsflash)

Boffins in Austria and Norway have discovered how silicate nanoparticles can save historic buildings made of porous rock from deteriorating in adverse weather. Experts from Vienna University of Technology (TU…

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Study Rules Out Ice Age Hotspot Theory

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Simulations by the University of Vienna in Austria show a strong influence of clouds on global ice ages in the history of the Earth: Clouds and their radiation reflection are an important influencing factor for the stability of a possible water belt state of the Earth in the cryogenium. (IMK-TRO/Newsflash)

A long-standing theory that an equatorial belt of warm water fostered life during the earth's Ice Age has been dismissed by a new study. New findings by scientists from Vienna…

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Satellites And Drones Could Help Save Wild Bees

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Drone image showing the distribution of wildflowers. (Karen Anderson/Newsflash)

Scientists think that new ways of using satellites and drones could help protect bees and their habitats. Researchers at Devon’s Exeter University, southwest England, hope that innovative usage of modern…

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Europes Oldest Stone Age Cart Tracks Found

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Both dark linear discolorations are the wagon tracks that the researchers discovered in one of the long barrows (LA3) of the Flintbek Sickle, Germany. (Dieter Stoltenberg/Newsflash)

Archaeologists have unearthed what they say is the earliest use of wheels and wagons in northern Europes. Sets of tracks were uncovered in a cemetery near Kiel, Germany, dating to…

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Plastic-Lined Cups And Tea Bags Release Nanoparticles Into Liquids

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Nylon cooking bags are a source of nanoparticles according to a new study in American Chemical Society, reported in April, 2022. (Newsflash)

Trillions of potentially dangerous nanometer-sized particles are being spewed into the environment by everything from plastic cups to tea bags so people can have a little bit more convenience at…

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Experts Scan WWII Enigma Machine And Others Dating Back To 1870 Showing Inner Workings With 3D Models

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Deep insights into the Enigma thanks to special X-ray technology. (Fraunhofer IIS/Newsflash)

Experts in Germany have scanned the fascinating inner workings of encryption machines that were first developed in 1870 and that also included the famous Enigma machines used by the Nazis…

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