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The Mummy Returns: Egyptian Dignitary's Face and Brain Reconstructed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Consisting of a well-preserved head and canopic jars containing internal organs, the remains belong to Nebiri, an Egyptian dignitary who lived under the reign of the 18th Dynasty pharaoh Thutmoses III...
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Spots 219 Possible New Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planets, outer space, exoplanets, Kepler telescope, discoveries )

- 6 hours ago -
NASA recently announced that its Kepler space telescope has updated its catalogue of exoplanets with 219 new candidates. Ten of these newly spotted exoplanets are nearly the size of Earth and orbit in their star's habitable zones.
Khufu Boat And Unique Boat-Building Technique Of Ancient Egyptians
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 23 hours ago -
According to some Egyptologists the ship was a Solar Barque, a boat to carry the dead king of Egypt, resurrected and floating with the Sun-god on his eternal journey across the sky. Others proposed that it was a pilgrimage boat....
Ancient Tomb of Gold Worker Found Along Nile River
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 day ago -
A 3,400-year-old tomb holding the remains of more than a dozen possibly mummified people has been discovered on Sai Island, along the Nile River in northern Sudan...
Too Hot to Handle: Study Shows Earth's Killer Heat Worsens
Science & Tech  (tags: weather, heat, global warming, disasters )

- 1 day ago -
Deadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than previously thought and they are going to grow more frequent, according to a new comprehensive study of fatal heat conditions.
NASA Telescope Finds 10 More Planets That Could Have Life
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, outer space, exoplanets, galaxy, universe, cosmos )

- 2 days ago -
NASA's planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them, broadly hinting that we are probably not alone.
US Infrastructure Is Falling Apart - Here's a Look at How Terrible Things Have Become
Science & Tech  (tags: roads, power grid, bridges, public transit, dams, schools, resources, buildings )

- 3 days ago -
According to the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, which is published every four years, U.S. infrastructure gets a D+ grade. It got the same grade in 2013.
Did Neanderthals And Modern Humans Meet In The Czech Republic 50,000 Years Ago?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 3 days ago -
An archaeological dig in a cave in the Moravian region of the Czech Republic has provided a timeline of evidence from 10 sedimentary layers spanning 28,000 to 50,000 years ago. This is the period when our modern human ancestors first....
Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown
Science & Tech  (tags: global warming, climate change, polar regions )

- 3 days ago -
Antarctica is unfreezing. In the past few months alone, researchers have chronicled a seasonal waterfall, widespread networks of rivers and melt ponds and an iceberg the size of Delaware on the brink of breaking away from the thawing landscape.
Were Peculiar Holes Drilled in Rocks Used to Construct Shelters By Ancient Sudanese?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 7 days ago -
Archaeologists working at the site of Sphinx, in central Sudan, have examined closely some peculiar man-made holes in rocks located on the west bank of the River Nile. They now speculate that the holes could be the remains of an ancient...
PharoahâEUR(TM)s Little Helpers: The Shabti Funerary Statuettes of the Ancient Egyptians
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 7 days ago -
A shabti [also known as ushabti statuettes made from the 21st Dynasty onwards or shawabti those from Thebes during the New Kingdom is a funerary figurine used by the ancient Egyptians. There are different hypotheses as to the origin of this word...
Lost Natural Wonder in New Zealand May Be Found, Say Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, interesting, research, world )

- 7 days ago -
The eighth natural wonder of the world may have been rediscovered, 131 years after it was buried by a volcanic eruption, New Zealand researchers believe. In the mid-1800s, the pink and white terraces of Lake Rotomahana in the North Island attracted,,,
Extraordinary Discovery: Clay Vessel With Sour Soup For The Gods Found In Medieval Hut
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 8 days ago -
More than thousand years ago, superstitious inhabitants placed a clay pot with a sour soup, under the floor of their hut. It was their sacrificial offering to the gods....
City Of Purushattum: Oldest Known Written Document Reveals History Of 4,500-Year-Old Silver City
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 8 days ago -
The oldest known written document in Anatolia has been found during excavations in Acemhöyük Mound in the Central Anatolian province of Aksaray. It is an area of one of the oldest kingdom centers in Anatolia...

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