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Australian Researchers Discover World’s Oldest Fossilised Giant Sperm

May 15, 2014 AM EDT Researchers at the University of New South Wales discovered world's oldest fossilised giant sperm in a tiny shrimp that lived 17 million years ago.

Amesbury is Britain’s Oldest Settlement

May 09, 2014 AM EDT Amesbury, a town in Wiltshire, England, is the oldest and longest continuous settlement in the United Kingdom, according to a University of Buckingham study.

Oldest Evidence of Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants Discovered In Amber Fossil

Jan 06, 2014 AM EST An international team of researchers have found the oldest evidence of sexual reproduction in a flowering plant. Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) and Germany said that the evidence was ...

Yale Discovers Oldest-Known Prison Memoir of an African-American

Dec 13, 2013 AM EST An 1858 manuscript acquired by Yale's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 2009 has been confirmed to be the oldest prison memoir ever written by an African-American.

Ancient Carvings on Limestone Boulders is the Oldest Petroglyphs in North America, Study

Aug 21, 2013 AM EDT The oldest known petroglyphs on the west side of Nevada's dried-up Winnemucca Lake may be nearly 15,000 years old, according to a new analysis by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. The ...

Archaeologists Discover World’s First Calendar in Scotland Field

Jul 17, 2013 AM EDT University of Birmingham researchers believe to have found the world's oldest 'calendar' during an excavation in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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