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Friday, March 12
March 12, 2010

┬áThe dozens of decapitated skeletons unearthed in southern England last year were indeed Vikings, according to test results from NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory. “The isotope data we obtained from the burial pit teeth strongly indicate that the men executed on the Ridgeway originated from a variety of places within the Scandinavian countries,” said scientist Jane […]

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Thursday, March 11
March 11, 2010

┬áDiscovery News has picked up the story on the discovery of a 40,000-year-old site in Tasmania, adding that the area had been a meeting ground for three tribes of Aboriginal people, and their last refuge when European colonists arrived in the late eighteenth century. “The Tasmanian government must immediately declare it a protected site, not […]

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