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A jar with a mysterious white substance was buried with Ptahmes, the mayor of Memphis, and somehow escaped the attention of grave robbers.
By studying water-rich meteorites on Earth, Museum scientist Helena Bates is working out where in the solar system the meteorites – and the water they contain – originated from.
In a new study researchers provide experimental evidence for previously unknown abrupt changes in proton (H+) transfer kinetics in water at 3.98 degrees Celsius.
It took an international group of researchers 13 years to crack the code and their efforts are already bearing fruit—one study has pinned down the genes responsible for wheat allergies and sensitivity.
The new finding corresponds to a theory among some historians that two sphinxes are complementary in ancient Egypian art: one male, and one female.
While Congress created the American Indian Religious Freedom Act to provide “access to sacred sites,” it has been open to interpretation. Native Americans still struggle to protect their sacred lands.
Forensic chemical tests carried out on a mummy dating to 3,700-3,500 BC revealed the recipe and confirmed that it was developed far earlier and used more widely than previously thought.
The scientists hit the inside of the pyramid with radio waves between 200-600 meters in length, tracked how the waves bounced around, and found that the pyramid acted like a mirror, directing the waves away from its apex.
An international team of researchers are now translating previously unexplored texts, which according to one of the researchers, contain new and exciting insights into Ancient Egypt.
Earth has a habit of picking up, and later discarding, small companions called “minimoons,” and these tiny objects could help scientists solve the mysteries of asteroids.
New research confirms theory about how great society collapsed 1,000 years ago
An enormous drought that swept across Mexico around 1,000 years ago triggered the demise of one of the world’s greatest ancient civilisations.
Theoretical research by an international team of physicists has discovered that the Great Pyramid of Giza can concentrate electromagnetic energy in its internal chambers and under its base.
This will be Ohio’s first World Heritage Site, joining 1,000 others around the world, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Wall of China and Stonehenge.
Our species’ ability to occupy diverse and ‘extreme’ settings around the world stands in stark contrast to the ecological adaptations of other hominin taxa, and may explain how our species became the last surviving hominin on the planet.
Today’s healthcare is full of technology that would seem like science fiction to our grandparents. But this is far from true in every area: some remain woefully neglected by innovation.