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Vancouver scholar who decolonized ancient Indian scripture wins prestigious award

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News ‘I am truly honoured to be recognized for my life’s work,’ said Jeffrey Armstrong,…

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Secrets of an ancient Chinese recipe for bronze finally deciphered

Metal-making practices described in a 2300-year-old text called the Kaogong Ji are more sophisticated than anyone realised Humans 10 August…

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Meet the tiny Patagonian monito that is a ‘living fossil’ from the ancient past

But it’s the monito’s ability to slow down its bodily functions to survive the region’s harsh winters that has fascinated…

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Ancient grasslands guide ambitious goals in grassland restoration | Science

Grasslands, which constitute almost 40% of the terrestrial biosphere, provide habitat for a great diversity of animals and plants and…

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Extinct panda from ancient Europe highlights debate over animal’s origins

The discovery of an extinct panda that roamed the forests and swamps of Europe millions of years ago could reignite…

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Ancient Europeans farmed dairy—but couldn’t digest milk

Over the past 10,000 years, populations living far apart in Europe, Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East separately acquired…

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Ancient meteorite upends our ideas of how Mars formed

Meteorite analysis hints that early Mars got important volatile elements like hydrogen and oxygen from meteorite collisions rather than a…

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Meteorites on Mars may preserve evidence of ancient alien life

When meteorites land on Earth, microbes soon begin colonising them. If Mars once had life, microbes might have colonised meteorites…

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Rover finds evidence of ancient flash floods on Mars, researchers say

The Perseverance rover, which spent months traveling to Mars, could hardly have landed in a more interesting spot.  The Jezero…

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Ancient faeces show Iron Age miners ate blue cheese and drank beer

By Carissa Wong Ancient faeces found in salt mines in Hallstatt, Austria Anwora/NHMW Fungi found in faeces from Iron Age…

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