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Archaeology Team Discovers Oldest Remains of Sea-faring Ships in the World
A team of archaeologists from Boston University and the University of Naples l’Orientale recently uncovered the oldest remains of sea-faring ships in the world and cargo boxes containing goods from the lost-land of Punt ...
New Pattern Found in Prime Numbers
Does God answer prayer? ASU research says 'yes'
Does God or some other type of transcendent entity answer prayer? The answer, according to a new Arizona State University study published in the March journal Research on Social Work Practice, is "yes."
Oil Expert To Address Theory That Peak Oil Has Arrived
Princeton University emeritus professor and renowned oil analyst Ken Deffeyes thinks that the all-time production peak for petroleum, or "peak oil," will occur on or around this Thanksgiving.
Long-Lost Da Vinci Masterpiece Found Behind Palazzo Walls
It could be a scene from the "Da Vinci Code:" A high-tech art sleuth finds a hollow space behind an Italian palazzo’s murals, and believes he may have discovered a Da Vinci masterpiece not seen since 1563. In a c ...
Researchers make bendable concrete
A new type of fiber-reinforced bendable concrete will be used for the first time in Michigan this summer- and University of Michigan scientists hope that their new material will find widespread use across ...
140-year-old math problem solved by researcher
A problem which has defeated mathematicians for almost 140 years has been solved by a researcher at Imperial College London.
Study: King Tut slain by sword in the knee
Researchers from Italy's Bolzano University say they believe Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun died from an infection caused by a sword cut.
Scroll that mentions Jesus's wife is ancient, scientists confirm
A ancient piece of papyrus that contains a mention of Jesus' wife is not a forgery, according to a scientific analysis of the controversial text, US researchers said Thursday.
Conspiracy! Fact and fiction are closer than we think
Conspiracy theories which claim to shed more light on the 2001 twin towers disaster in New York are often closer to official versions than first thought - according to new research.
Oldest DNA Ever Recovered Suggests Earth Was Warmer
Ancient Greenland was green. New Danish research has shown that it was covered in conifer forest and, like southern Sweden today, had a relatively mild climate. Eske Willerslev, a professor at Copenhagen ...
Model of Easter Island Collapse Might Reveal Message for Today
Mathematicians find new solutions to an ancient puzzle
Many people find complex math puzzling, including some mathematicians. Recently, mathematician Daniel J. Madden and retired physicist, Lee W. Jacobi, found solutions to a puzzle that has been around for centuries.