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Medieval texts reveal false Royal Navy origins

Alfred the Great, King of Wessex from 871 and King of the Anglo-Saxons from 886 to 899, is widely touted as establishing England's first Royal fleet but research led by Flinders Medieval Studies PhD candidate Matt Firth has found evidence…

Animal mummies unwrapped with hi-res 3D X-rays

Scans give clues to how they lived and diedCredit: Swansea University Three mummified animals from ancient Egypt have been digitally unwrapped and dissected by researchers, using high-resolution 3D scans that give unprecedented detail…