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Mare Plasticum – The Plastic Sea

Presented at the Genoa Science Festival 2020, this newly published book covers plenty of fascinating science, such as insights into the impacts of plastics and microplastics.Credit: Springer Nature Switzerland AG The menace plastic…

Hittite cuneiform scripts will go online

3,500-year-old clay tablet cuneiform texts of the Hittites will be made fully accessible online; Funding by the German Research FoundationCredit: photo/©: Doris Prechel The Hittites lived in Anatolia some 3,500 years ago. They used…

If the glove fits

Modern tools and US Army-edition gloves may have uncovered the original dimensions of the tefach, a biblical unit of measurement used by ancient IsraelitesCredit: Credit Clara Amit at Israel Antiquities Authority. Storage jars form one…