AS: DNA Hints at Cousin to Humans

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Today my top three headlines examine ancient DNA, Egyptian artefacts and Iron age Britain!

1) DNA hints at African cousin to humans:

http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/342711/title/DNA_hints_at_African_…

2) Egyptian artifacts seized at international bridge in Laredo:

http://www.valleycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=782264#.UBop6mGe6um

3) Silchester Iron Age finds reveal secrets of pre-Roman Britain:

http://archaeosoup.com/silchester-iron-age-finds-reveal-secrets-of-pre-roman-…

Video: Test flight over Peru ruins could revolutionize archaeological mapping:

http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2012/08/archaeological-mapping/

Pictures: “Important” Aztec Child Burials Found in Mexico City:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/pictures/120731-aztec-burials…

Israeli scholars claim possible evidence of Samson:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/israel/9438668/Israeli-s…

Interactive: the mysterious treasures of ancient Britain:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/interactive/2012/aug/01/1

Walsall heritage concerns follow three building fires:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-19077218

 

 

 

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