Until now, Thatcham in Buckinghamshire was known as the oldest settlement in Britain but now, archaeologists have unearthed the country`s oldest town that dates back more than 10 millennia to 8,820 BC.
Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and Reading University have shown that moss can come back to life and continue to grow even after being frozen in Antarctic ice for over 1,500 years.
The discovery of a white man`s skull, dating back to the 1600s, has raised doubts whether Captain James Cook really was the first European to land on Australia`s east coast.
Carbon dating of a wooden beam from a Guatemalan temple has confirmed the end date of the Mayan Long Count calendar.
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