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1,700-year-old Roman theater discovered in Western Wall in Jerusalem

An ancient Roman theater-like structure was uncovered for the first time on Monday in excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Western Wall tunnels of Jerusalem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/17 9:27:30

Archeologists uncover buried bit of Jerusalem Western Wall

Israeli archeologists in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday unveiled a newly unearthed section of the Western Wall and the first Roman public structure ever discovered in the city, they said.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/16 22:58:39

China monitors CO2, methane in South China Sea

The first greenhouse gas monitoring system in the South China Sea has started the test run, an important move for research on, and the environmental protection of, the South China Sea area.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 22:38:39

China breaks hybrid rice output record

Chinese hybrid rice has set a new world record recently, according to the China National Hybrid Rice R&D Center, with Chinese scientists carrying out their tests on a pilot field in North China's Hebei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 22:33:39

Researchers uncover peculiar diversity in Tianyuan caveman

Genome data from a 40,000-year-old man unearthed in Beijing shows a surprising diversity of the people living in the region and their complex genetic connections to other continents, according to a report published in an international journal on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/13 22:23:40

Scientists find out shat mysterious 'sea people' ruined Bronze Age civilizations

A team of Swiss and Dutch scientists says they have deciphered a 3,200-year-old inscription on a stone which was found in the 19th century in what would become modern-day Turkey, which sheds light on what they call "one of the greatest Mediterranean puzzles," namely, the identity of the mysterious 'Sea People" who ruined Bronze Age civilizations.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2017/10/12 22:54:58

China-Myanmar scientific expedition discovers new shrimp genus

Scientists have discover a new terrestrial shrimp genus, with two species identified, during a China-Myanmar expedition on Mount Victoria in the southwest of Myanmar.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 16:05:47

China’s ice breaker returns after first Arctic rim circumnavigation

Researchers on the ice breaker Xuelong, which means "Snow Dragon", finally arrived in Shanghai on Tuesday after completing their 83-day rim expedition at the Arctic.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/10 19:13:39

Aussie scientists discover wreck of WWII ship attacked by Japanese aircraft

Australian scientists have discovered a World War II shipwreck off the coast of the Northern Territory (NT), solving one of the country's oldest maritime mysteries. (Xinhua/Australian War Memorial)
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/5 15:48:35

Chinese museum displays ostrich egg fossils

Three fossilized ostrich eggs are on display at a north China museum after being stored in an underground warehouse for 50 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/5 15:14:51