by University of Leicester An international team of scientists led by the University of Leicester has discovered a new species of fossil in England – and identified it as an ancient parasitic intruder. […]
Heritage Destruction In Conflict Zones Provides Archaeological Opportunities
by University of Leicester An international archaeological team is investigating an historic site devastated by conflict in Lebanon. They have demonstrated it is possible to obtain original and important information from heritage […]
How Much Of The Amazon Rainforest Would It Take To Print The Internet?
by University of Leicester Students from the University of Leicester have calculated how much paper would be required to physically print the Internet as we know it – and have found that, […]
Did Richard III Manage To Keep His Scoliosis A Secret Up Until His Death In 1485?
by University of Leicester Last month saw the mortal remains of King Richard III reinterred at Leicester Cathedral, more than two years after University of Leicester archaeologists discovered his skeleton in a […]
Archaeologists Open The Mysterious Lead Coffin Found Buried Just Feet From The Former Grave Of King Richard III
‘This is the first stone coffin in Leicester to be excavated using modern archaeological practices. This makes it a unique discovery which will provide important new insights into the lives of the […]
Delaying Children’s School Entry Linked To Poor Academic Performance
Delaying school entry for children could cause poorer academic performance, according to new research from the University of Warwick. Many parents are keen to hold their children back a year if they […]
Long Lost Lander Found On Mars
The UK-led Beagle-2 Mars lander, which hitched a ride on ESA’s Mars Express mission and was lost on Mars since 2003, has been found in images taken by a NASA orbiter at […]