Statue of Egypt pharoanic princess found in Luxor
(AP)—Egypt has announced that a team of European archaeologists have found a nearly 2-meter- (6 ½-foot-) tall alabaster statue of a pharoanic princess, dating from approximately 1350 B.C., outside the ...
New dinosaur found in Portugal, largest terrestrial predator from Europe
A new dinosaur species found in Portugal may be the largest land predator discovered in Europe, as well as one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs from the Jurassic, according to a paper published in PLOS ON ...
Pigment or bacteria? Researchers re-examine the idea of 'color' in fossil feathers
Paleontologists studying fossilized feathers have proposed that the shapes of certain microscopic structures inside the feathers can tell us the color of ancient birds. But new research from North Carolina State University ...
Prequel outshines the original: Exceptional fossils of 160 million year old doahugou biota
A new paper published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology shows that several Jurassic sites are linked together by shared species and can be recognized as representing a single fossil fauna and flora, ...
Researchers refute idea that Neanderthals drove mammoths over cliff in Jersey
Sardis dig yields enigmatic trove: Ritual egg in a pot
By any measure, the ancient city of Sardis—home of the fabled King Croesus, a name synonymous with gold and vast wealth, and the city where coinage was invented—is an archaeological wonder.
Secret to the perfect pancake is discovered
In a collaboration with Meadowhall Shopping Centre, students from the University's Maths Society (SUMS) developed, trialled and tested a formula which enables pancake-lovers across the world to rustle-up ...
World-class orchestras judged by sight not sound
(Phys.org) —World-class orchestras can be accurately identified by silent video footage of performances, but not through sound recordings, a UCL study has found.
Postcode lottery for race relations
People's racial prejudices are influenced by where they live, reports a new study led by Oxford University psychologists.
Service is key to winery sales
To buy, or not to buy? That is the question for the more than 5 million annual visitors to New York's wineries. Cornell University researchers found that customer service is the most important factor in boosting tasting room ...
Lose yourself to dance, know yourself better
Could managers gain a new kind of understanding about their interaction with colleagues and employees by 'dancing'? That's the question arising from new research published this month in the International Journal of Work Or ...
Listening to whispers at the water cooler
Just as she was about to retire, Lily Ledbetter, a production supervisor at an Alabama tire plant, learned that her employers had financially discriminated against her throughout her career. She filed suit for pay discrimination, ...
Strong teams attract crowds for international cricket
The strength of the team—not the promise of a close contest—is the biggest draw to crowds in international cricket, new research has found.
Research highlights the importance of logos
(Phys.org) —Brand logos that create a sense of motion can enhance a customer's evaluation of the brand, says a University of Michigan researcher.