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NOAA TEAM REVEALS FORGOTTEN GHOST SHIPS OFF GOLDEN GATE

A team of NOAA researchers confirmed today the discovery just outside San Francisco’s Golden Gate strait of the 1910 shipwreck SS Selja along with an unidentified early steam tugboat wreck labelled the “mystery wreck”. The researchers also located the 1863 wreck of the clipper ship Noonday, currently masked by mud and silt on the ocean floor.

Analysis of centuries-old skeletons in mass grave ‘inconclusive’

Initial analysis on the bones of 28 individuals recovered from the site provided some evidence as to their origins and identity but was inconclusive.

The tests, coordinated and partly carried out by Durham University’s Department of Archaeology, included examination of the human bones by academic specialists; radiocarbon dating of two individuals and a programme of isotope analysis to ascertain diet.

The fall of Rome? Italy's fears that corporate-sponsored restoration projects will lead to the Disneyfication of its cultural heritage

Stonehenge had huge 'stone religious sibling' just two miles away

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