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Friday, January 29
January 29, 2010

¬†A group of Italian scientists wants to exhume the remains said to belong to Leonardo da Vinci and try to reconstruct his face from his skull. “If the remains are well kept, they are a biological archive that registers events in a person’s life, and sometimes in their death,” said anthropologist Giorgio Gruppioni. Some researchers […]

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Thursday, January 28
January 28, 2010

¬†Helicopter rescues of 1,500 tourists stranded at Machu Picchu were suspended yesterday because of the continuing heavy rains. Flooding and landslides have killed eight people, and 6,000 have been left homeless in the region around Cuzco. Looters used bulldozers to destroy more than ten Han-Dynasty tombs in China’s east Jiangsu Province. Scholars know that much […]

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