• Bolivian Indigenous groups claim to treasure of San Jose

    Updated: 2024-05-09 02:00:56
    From The Guardian   Indigenous communities in Bolivia have objected to Colombia’ plans to recover the remains of an 18th-century galleon believed to be carrying gold, silver and emeralds worth billions, calling on Spain and Unesco to step in and halt the project. Colombia hopes to begin recovering artefacts from the wreck of the San José in the coming months but the Caranga, Chicha and Killaka peoples in Bolivia propose ...

  • $43 million in treasure from World War II ship sunk

    Updated: 2024-05-09 01:32:09
    By Kerry Breen - CBS News South Africa has won a legal claim over $43 million worth of treasure from a World War II shipwreck that was found off the country's coast by a British exploration company, the U.K. Supreme Court said on Wednesday. The sinking of the the SS Tilawa — which has been called the "Indian Titanic" — killed 280 people and sent over 2,000 bars of silver plunging to the ocean floor. On November ...

  • Job: Bioinformatics position in new informatics cluster

    Updated: 2024-04-22 01:00:01
    Bioinformatics position in the new informatics cluster supporting the Novo Nordisk Foundation Centers for Stem Cell Biology and Protein Research. The NNF Centers for Protein Research (CPR) and Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) at Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen are establishing a new integrated informatics core that will cover a […]

  • Long lost sunken treasure returns to Indonesia

    Updated: 2024-04-22 00:59:55
    From Australian Government Hundreds of ceramics illegally removed from a historic shipwreck have been returned to Indonesia. 333 ceramics from the Tek Sing shipwreck were returned by the Hon Tony Burke MP, Minister for the Arts in a special handover ceremony at the Indonesian Embassy in Canberra.  The Tek Sing, a Chinese junk ship, sank in Indonesian waters in 1822 with great loss of life. The shipwreck was discovered in 1999 ...

  • Shipwrecks

    Updated: 2024-04-22 00:59:54
    From Global Times Chinese research vessels Explore 1 and Explore 2 have discovered 66 ancient relics among the wreckage of three ships in the north area of the South China Sea, the Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences recently revealed. The newly discovered relics include porcelain fragments, redware pottery and bronze coins. The treasures were found on the seabed among three shipwrecks located 2,000 ...

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