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Top science breakthroughs of 2012

This year’s achievements range from the discovery of the Higgs boson to Curiosity landing on Mars. 2012 has been a good year for scientific advancemen…

Oldest evidence of stone-tipped spears found

Our ancestors used stone-tipped spears to hunt for food more than 200,000 years earlier than thought. A new discovery in South Africa has turned our k…

50 skulls discovered in Aztec temple

The discovery at Templo Mayor represents the largest number of skulls to ever be found in one offering. The temple is located in New Mexico and is con…

Papyrus makes reference to Jesus’ wife

A message inked on an ancient scrap of papyrus seems to suggest that Jesus may have been married. The controversial discovery was made public yesterda…

Severed hands discovered in ancient Egypt

Archaeologists made the discovery while excavating a palace in the ancient Egyptian city of Avaris. The remains of 16 human hands were found within tw…

Could palm trees grow in the Antarctic ?

If climate change continues then the Antarctic could be transformed in to a lush forest zone. The prediction comes following the discovery by scientis…

Genetic evidence of human ’sister’ species?

Researchers believe they have uncovered DNA evidence of an unknown sister species of human. The discovery was made by scientists analyzing the DNA of …

Huge hoard of gold coins found in Israel

The 1,000-year-old discovery of 108 coins is believed to be a stash buried by the Knights Hospitaller. The hoard was discovered buried underneath a ti…

WWII plane discovered in the Sahara desert

A perfectly preserved fighter plane lost in 1942 has been discovered in the middle of the desert. The discovery of the Kittyhawk P-40 has been describ…

Did dinosaurs explode ?

Swiss scientists have debunked the widely held belief that some deceased dinosaurs exploded after death. The concept stems from the discovery of fossi…