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Dec 31, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
From alien megastructures to smart bees to female viagra, 2015 kept science on its toes.
Dec 8, 2015 08:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Pope Francis pushed open the massive holy door of St. Peter's basilica, marking the start of a jubilee on the theme of mercy.
Nov 3, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Vatican's recent arrest of a priest and a laywoman for allegedly leaking confidential documents reveals a lesser known aspect of the religious body.
Jul 9, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Roman concrete, one of the world's most durable compounds, closely resembles the rock formed in the depths of a dormant supervolcano in Italy.
Jul 2, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The ruins of one of the most prestigious maritime villas from Roman times are set to reopen after 15 years on July 2 in a small, almost uninhabited island off the Tuscan coast.
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
See the ruins of a prestigious maritime villa from Roman times, unlocked after 15 years.
Jun 8, 2015 09:13 AM ET // AFP
The 23-foot wooden machine, powered by slaves deep in the stadium's belly delivered wolves, boars and even antelopes to do battle with gladiators.
May 28, 2015 11:04 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An ancient tombstone names a woman, but a male body was found beneath.
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