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How science digs up the royal dirt

The identification of King Richard III's skeleton is the latest coup by forensic scientists who use radiocarbon-dating, DNA analysis, 3D scanning and other hi-tech tools to unlock the secrets of the long-dead.

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Archaeology & Fossils
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What did our ancestors look like?

A new method of establishing hair and eye colour from modern forensic samples can also be used to identify details from ancient human remains, finds a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Investigative ...

dateJan 13, 2013 in Archaeology & Fossils
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New images show a 'living' Mars

Over the years, scientists have found evidence revealing that an ocean may have covered parts of the Red Planet billions of years ago. Others suggest that a future terraformed Mars could be lush with oceans and vegetation. ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Space Exploration
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