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Coptic tombs unearthed in Upper Egypt

Rock-hewn tombs and remains of a residential area from the Coptic era were discovered in Upper Egypt's Minya Province, Egyptian antiquities ministry said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/19 7:45:03

'Five Meters of Global Sea Level Rise Locked up in Antarctica' - Glacier Expert

Geologists from Edinburgh University discovered almost a hundred previously unknown volcanoes beneath the ice cover of Antarctica. Dr. Robert Bingham, one of the authors of a new study, told Radio Sputnik whether the newly detected spitfire mountains are active and what impact the volcanic eruption would have for the continent.
Source: | 2017/8/17 16:43:36

Aussie researchers discover how first animals appeared on earth

A sudden explosion of algae which occurred 650 million years ago was the catalyst for how the first animals appeared on earth, according to the results of a study led by Australian researchers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 14:22:11

China's Discovery ROV collects samples from Caroline Seamount

Photo taken by China's remote operated vehicle (ROV) Discovery shows a white sponge on the Caroline Seamount in the western Pacific Ocean, Aug. 14, 2017. China's remote operated vehicle (ROV) Discovery, carried by China's Kexue (Science) research vessel, dived to collect videos, information and samples from the Caroline Seamount in the western Pacific Ocean.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 9:58:18

Study identifies supervolcanoes as new source of lithium

A new study identifies lake sediments preserved within some ancient supervolcanoes as a source of lithium, which is used to make the lithium-ion batteries powering mobile electronics.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 7:57:57

4,000-year-old dagger found by accident in Slovakia

An ancient dagger almost 4,000-year-old from the Bronze Age was accidentally discovered in the town of Hlohovec in southwestern Slovakia, local media reported recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 12:03:24

Bad job can be worse than no job, says British research team

Having a bad job can be worse for health than having no job, a study published Tuesday has revealed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/16 8:03:34

3,000-year-old tombs found in Egypt

Egypt archaeologists have discovered three ancient tombs containing sarcophagi in the south of the country in a cemetery dating back about 2,000 years, the antiquities ministry said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/15 22:38:40

China's Discovery ROV collects samples in western Pacific Ocean

China's remote operated vehicle (ROV) Discovery collected some samples from the Caroline Seamount in the western Pacific Ocean Monday, including a rare yellow sponge 80 centimeters high.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 8:24:08

New plate helps resolve geological misfit under Pacific Ocean

A microplate discovered off the west coast of Ecuador adds another piece to Earth's tectonic puzzle, US Rice University researchers said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/15 8:09:30