The Great London [2017-01-22

  • Middle East: FBI warns collectors about ISIS-smuggled antiquities

  • Fossils: Mammals evolved faster after dinosaur extinction

  • Ecosystems: Humans artificially drive evolution of new species

  • Natural Heritage: Effects of past tropical deforestation will be felt for years to come

  • Astronomy: Astronomers release spectacular survey of the distant Universe

  • Geology: Extraterrestrial opal discovered in Antarctic meteorite

  • Fossils: Ear ossicles of modern humans and Neanderthals: Different shape, similar function

  • UK: Two ancient Chinese skeletons found in London Roman cemetery

  • Environment: Wetlands and agriculture, not fossil fuels could be causing a global rise in methane

  • Breaking News: Unravelling the history of galaxies

  • Travel: 'Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom' at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

  • Oceans: Debut of the global mix-master

  • Astronomy: Planet found in habitable zone around nearest star

  • Fossils: Cold snap: Climate cooling and sea-level changes caused crocodilian retreat

  • Natural Heritage: Scientists warn only 'simplified', degraded tropical forest may remain by end of century

  • Great Legacy: Egypt launches appeal to buy back Sekhemka statue

  • Namibia: Study provides strongest evidence oxygen levels were key to early animal evolution

  • UK: More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction

  • Astronomy: Fossilized rivers suggest warm, wet ancient Mars

  • UK: Roman temple dig under way at Keynsham cemetery

  • North America: Site with clues to fate of fabled Lost Colony may be saved

  • Polynesia: Forensic analysis of pigtails to help identify original 'mutineers of H.M.S. Bounty'

  • Natural Heritage: Fate of turtles, tortoises affected more by habitat than temperature

  • Rainforests: Logged rainforests can be an 'ark' for mammals, extensive study shows

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