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05.15.2018
In the Sechura Desert on the Pacific coast of Peru, the Huaca Amarilla archaeological site has yielded a unique—and surprising—glimpse of funerary practices in the pre-Hispanic period, from the 10th...
Article
02.02.2016
Building a 3D reconstruction of an abbey, modeling clouds, or monitoring the life of a bird colony: drones open up a whole range of new possibilities to researchers. CNRS News unveils some of these...
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01.22.2016

Discovered in the 19th century when the city of Bordeaux's fortifications were dismantled, a collection of 400 architectural pieces that date back to the Roman empire have stumped researchers for...

10.29.2015

Today, only four arches remain of the famous bridge of Avignon (southeastern France), which in the Middle Ages, was over 900 m long to cross the entire Rhône river. Following a four-year research...

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10.12.2015
When it comes to handling ancient pottery, nothing can replace a steady human hand. Or so archaeologists believed before they tested Corsaire 1 “Speedy.” The world's first submarine robot...