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History of Phnom Penh. What to see in the capital of Cambodia?

History of Phnom Penh. What to see in the capital of Cambodia?

Phnom Penh is a city steeped in history, secrecy and tourism trends. The riverside walks, colonial buildings and pagodas are the representative foundations of the town. Its climate is tropical dry, and both the temperature and climate are subject to tropical monsoons.History of Phnom PenhThe history of Phnom Penh is anchored to the decision of King Phenea Tay to leave the mythical city of Angkor Wat due to pressure from the Thais.

A new species of lizard appears in the stomach of a new species of microraptor

A new species of lizard appears in the stomach of a new species of microraptor

A team of paleontologists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences has discovered a new specimen of the flying dromaeosaurid, which they have named Microraptor zhaoianus. The most curious thing is that it preserves the remains of an almost complete lizard in its stomach.The lizard is unlike any other known from the Cretaceous and represents a new species, which has been named Indrasaurus wangi in honor of Professor Wang Yuan, a researcher at the Institute of Paleontology and Vertebrate Paleoanthropology and director of the Paleozoological Museum of China.

They find the oldest wooden well in the world

They find the oldest wooden well in the world

A Neolithic wooden well discovered in the Czech Republic two years ago constitutes the oldest wooden structure in the world, Czech archologists stated this Tuesday, February 4, 2020, after subjecting it to exhaustive tests. “We have carried out a dendrochronological analysis and confirmed it with carbon dating, ”said Jaroslav Peska from the Archaeological Center of the city of Olomuc, in the eastern Czech Republic.

Ancient DNA confirms the origin of 'Homo sapiens' in four lineages

Ancient DNA confirms the origin of 'Homo sapiens' in four lineages

Africa is the birthplace of Homo sapiens and is home to the greatest human genetic diversity than any other part of the planet. Studies of ancient DNA from its archaeological sites can shed light on humanity's earliest origins. However, they remain in short supply, in part due to the challenge of extracting DNA from degraded skeletons in tropical environments.

Plesiosaurs lived in Castellón 125 million years ago

Plesiosaurs lived in Castellón 125 million years ago

During the Lower Cretaceous, about 125 million years ago, the Iberian Peninsula was very different from how we know it now. So much so that in what is now the town of Morella in Castellón, for example, a large delta had developed along the coast, in those shallow waters lived a group of marine reptiles known as plesiosaurs, with small heads and long necks. , short tail and wide, cylindrical body with large fins.

‘Manual of good conservation practices in archaeological excavations’, by Belén Santos

‘Manual of good conservation practices in archaeological excavations’, by Belén Santos

The book 'Manual of good conservation practices in archaeological excavations' by Belén Santos Alarcón, is an essential work for all those who want to start in the world of archeology and who want to follow a series of guidelines that are not always taught to students who carry out practices in deposits.