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The Death Chambers of Herculaneum

Scientists have teased a horrific story from the remains of the ill-fated inhabitants of a once opulent and thriving seaside city of the Roman Empire.

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    A Child of darkness

    The first partial skull of a child of Homo naledi begins to give us insight into all stages of life of this remarkable species.

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