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Caves get bigger when microbes eat this

Since 2004, researchers have been studying the Frasassi cave system, an actively developing limestone cave system located 1,500 feet underground in central Italy. Limestone caves can form when solid limestone dissolves after coming in contact...

Some medieval priests found nuns superior

A new look at medieval texts and imagery suggests that some male clergy acknowledged and celebrated the perceived religious superiority of nuns. “We’ve tended to assume that men held power in medieval Europe and that...
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