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Montreal Scientists Score Possible Breakthrough for Rapid Diagnostic Medical Tests
Science & Tech  (tags: health, diagnostics, concept, medicine, research, NewTechnology )

- 12 days ago -
A simple and fast chemical process developed by scientists in Montreal could allow family doctors to one day use equipment as straightforward and cheap as a diabetic's blood sugar tests ...
132-Year-Old Winchester Rifle Found At Great Basin National Park
Science & Tech  (tags: history, archaeology, discovery )

- 266 days ago -
Usually you need to head into a museum to see what turned up in the backcountry of Great Basin National Park: A 132-year-old Winchester rifle.
Enigmatic Symbols and Carvings in Man-Made Cave Confound Experts
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 278 days ago -
The Royston Cave is an artificial cave in Hertfordshire, England. It is not known who created the cave or what it was used for, but there has been much speculation. Some believe that it was used by the Knights Templar. Others believe it may have...
Han Purple: A 2,800-Year-Old Artificial Pigment That Quantum Physicists Are Trying to Understand
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 272 days ago -
Han purple is an artificial pigment created by the Chinese over 2,500 years ago, which was used in wall paintings and to decorate the famous terracotta warriors, as well as ceramics, metal ware, and jewelry.
Archaeologists in Jersey Find Solid Gold Torc Hidden in Celtic Coin Hoard
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 307 days ago -
A Celtic coin hoard discovered by archaeologists in Jersey has yielded several gold finds including a solid gold torc...
Archaeologists Find Vast Medieval Palace Buried Under Prehistoric Fortress at Old Sarum
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 309 days ago -
Archaeologists in southern England have discovered what may be one of the largest medieval royal palaces ever found - buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress...
Shackled Individuals Found in Gallo-Roman Cemetery in Southwest France
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 309 days ago -
A team of archaeologists conducted an excavation on a building plot in southwest France, where they had located the potential for a burial ground in 2013. This year, between September and November they discovered hundreds of Gallo-Roman graves...
Oldest Ever Engraving Discovered on 500,000-Year-Old Shell
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 309 days ago -
Homo erectus on Java was already using shells of freshwater mussels as tools half a million years ago, and as a 'canvas' for an engraving. The discovery of an engraved geometrical pattern on one of the shells came as a total surprise. The zig zag....
If Half of All Species Go Extinct, Will One of Them Be Us?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, mass extinction, research, animals, environment, humans, habitat, interesting, news )

Carrie No
- 404 days ago -
How many animal species do you think go extinct every year? Last week I conducted a highly unscientific polling of around 20 of my Facebook and Google Chat contacts, asking that same question.
Gold Coin May Be Key to Solve Sweden's 'Pompeii'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 414 days ago -
Swedish archaeologists found a rare and valuable golden coin from ancient Rome on Monday. And they think it may explain a key part of the Sweden's history.
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