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  1. Secrets of Scrolls Buried by Mt. Vesuvius Deciphered Using X-RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Vesuvius erupted nearly 2,000 years ago. Using a delicate method called X-ray phase contrast tomography, researchers have been able to distinguish between the ink and the papyrus on a scroll that was illegible to the naked eye.

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  2. Secrets of Scrolls Buried by Mt. Vesuvius Deciphered Using X-RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Vesuvius erupted nearly 2,000 years ago. Using a delicate method called X-ray phase contrast tomography, researchers have been able to distinguish between the ink and the papyrus on a scroll that was illegible to the naked eye.

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  3. New tech could reveal secrets in 2,000-year-old scrollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Fox News

    Hundreds of rolled, charred papyrus scrolls that were buried in ash in Herculaneum after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79 could finally be read, thanks to a new technique that uses X-ray tomography. Here, letters from one of the interi Hundreds of ancient papyrus scrolls that were buried nearly 2,000 years ago after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius could finally be read, thanks to a new technique.

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  4. New x-ray technique helps archaeologists read ash-preserved Pompeiian scrollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | RedOrbit

    When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, the hot ash it released preserved a complete library of papyrus scrolls, among other things, in the Roman town of Pompeii. Previous attempts to read these scrolls by physically unraveling them typically led to their destruction, but now, a new X-ray technique has allowed researchers to decipher the ancient text without touching them, according to a new report in Nature Communications .

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  5. New X-ray method could read scrolls burned in Mt. Vesuvius eruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Mashable

    Ancient scrolls, completely covered in blazing-hot volcanic material, are displayed at the Naples' National Library, Italy, Jan. 20, 2015. Hundreds of ancient papyrus scrolls that were buried nearly 2,000 years ago after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius could finally be read, thanks to a new technique.

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  6. Mt. Vesuvius Scrolls Deciphered With X-RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | ABC News

    Scientists are using X-rays to decipher a charred papyrus scroll that was buried when Mt. Vesuvius erupted nearly 2,000 years ago.

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  7. Trial requested for MaradonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | ANSA.it

    Rome, January 21 - Rome prosecutors on Wednesday requested that former Napoli and Argentina soccer great Diego Maradona be indicted for allegedly defaming the former head of Italian tax collection agency Equitalia, Attilio Befera. Maradona is involved in a long-standing dispute with the Italian tax authorities, who say he owes them around 40 million euros.

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  8. Interior of Burnt Herculaneum Scroll Read For First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Slashdot

    New submitter Solandri writes: When Mt. Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79, it destroyed a library of classical works in Herculaneum.

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  9. Using X-rays, scientists read ancient, volcano-charred scrollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Los Angeles Times

    Talk about reading between the lines! Scientists wielding X-rays say they can, for the first time, read words inside the charred, rolled-up scrolls that survived the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius nearly two millenniums ago.

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  10. a New tech may reveal secrets in 2,000-year-old scrollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CBS News

    The papyrus scrolls found in a Herculaneum villa in the 1750s were badly charred by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. Since their discovery in the 1700s, researchers have tried many techniques to unroll the charred, delicate texts. Hundreds of ancient papyrus scrolls that were buried nearly 2,000 years ago after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius could finally be read, thanks to a new technique.

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  11. Scientists read ancient volcano-charred scrolls without unrolling themRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Lucianne.com

    Hundreds of ancient papyrus scrolls that were buried nearly 2,000 years ago after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius could finally be read, thanks to a new technique. The X-ray-based method can be used to decipher the charred, damaged texts that were found in the ancient town of Herculaneum without having to unroll them, which could damage them beyond repair, scientists say.

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  12. X-Rays Reveal Snippets From Papyrus Scrolls That Survived Mount VesuviusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | National Geographic

    This papyrus scroll, which survived the volcanic destruction of the Roman town of Herculaneum in A.D. 79., was partially deciphered using a new x-ray technique. The charred scrolls of ancient Herculaneum may yet yield their secrets, suggests an x-ray analysis released Tuesday of one previously impenetrable roll of papyrus.

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  13. X-rays 'read' burnt Vesuvius scrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | BBC News

    For the first time, words have been read from a burnt, rolled-up scroll buried by Mount Vesuvius in AD79. The scrolls of Herculaneum, the only classical library still in existence, were blasted by volcanic gas hotter than 300C and are desperately fragile.

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  14. Scientists Unlock Secrets of Ancient Scrolls Near PompeiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | TIME.com

    David Blank, professor of Classics from the University of California, looks through a microscope at an ancient papyrus at the Naples' National Library, Italy, Jan. 20, 2015. Scrolls charred in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii are being read for the first time in almost 2,000 years, thanks to new X-ray technology.

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  15. X-rays reveal words in Vesuvius-baked scrollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NatureNews

    Scientists have read ancient scrolls not opened since they were carbonized by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius almost 2,000 years ago. Although only a few letters have been deciphered so far, classical scholars hope that the advance could lead to the rediscovery of lost Greek or Roman works of literature in hundreds of papyri that are too fragile to unroll and read.

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  16. Sophia Loren, 80, defies her age in glamorous low cut scarlet dress ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Mail

    Still got it! Sophia Loren, 80, defies her age in glamorous low cut scarlet dress as she attends event in Germany The Italian actress was impossible to miss as she attended the grand opening party of the furniture manufacturer DeRucci to kick off the furniture fair 'imm Cologne' in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on Monday. The veteran actress stole the spotlight wearing a figure hugging red sequined dress that put her famous curves on display.

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  17. Lowell Steward, decorated WWII Tuskegee Airman, dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Lowell C. Steward, 92, poses for a photo in Oxnard, Calif., on Feb. 14, 2012. Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, died Dec. 17, 2014, in California.

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  18. Book recs from the Arts Desk: Katherine KelliherRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | The University News

    A new calendar year comes with resolutions of all kinds, whether they be to pay a visit to the local gym, maintain some form of organization or to journal more often. This year my resolution is to make time for reading.

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  19. 9 Mediterranean cruises that avoid the crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | CNN

    The Mediterranean can get congested with cruises and tourists. Charter yachts like the Lady Nathalie, which plies the eastern Med, provides an intimate trip without the crowds.

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  20. 9 exclusive Mediterranean cruises that avoid the crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | CNN

    The Mediterranean can get congested with cruises and tourists. Charter yachts like the Lady Nathalie, which plies the eastern Med, provides an intimate trip without the crowds.

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