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Illuminating women's role in the creation of medieval manuscripts Reconstruction of trilobite ancestral range in the southern hemisphere Geoscientists reconstruct 'eye-opening' 900-year Northeastern U.S. climate record

Illuminating women's role in the creation of medieval manuscripts

Posted: 09 Jan 2019 11:26 AM PST

Researchers have revealed direct evidence of medieval women's involvement in the production of illuminated manuscripts. Lapis lazuli in the dental calculus of a woman buried at a 12th-century German monastery suggests that she created richly illustrated religious texts.

Reconstruction of trilobite ancestral range in the southern hemisphere

Posted: 09 Jan 2019 11:26 AM PST

Brazilian researchers used biogeographic analysis to study trilobites -- arthropods that became extinct over 252 million years ago.

Geoscientists reconstruct 'eye-opening' 900-year Northeastern U.S. climate record

Posted: 09 Jan 2019 08:48 AM PST

Deploying a new technique for the first time in the region, geoscientists have reconstructed the longest and highest-resolution climate record for the Northeastern United States, which reveals previously undetected past temperature cycles and extends the record 900 years into the past, well beyond the previous early date of 1850.

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