Stone Stories

Nineteen new sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, many of them use stone

The Unesco committee met in Bahrein’s capital Manama in June 2018

Reading in chert tools: Ötzi was probably socially isolated and in serious trouble

Researches interpreted the bad shape of his blade and the arrowheads concluding that the Iceman had not been able to refill his inventory

News about asteroid 2015 BZ509, the wrong-way driver in our solar system and an asteroid immigrant

A study shows that our sun captured this celestial interloper / In the Kuiper Belt was discovered an uncommon celestial body

Let the crystals grow: scientists of Queen Mary University in London develop a material that could regenerate dental enamel

Researchers find a new way to create mineralized materials similar to hard tissues on our teeth

Nature in the quarry: Fire salamander and water frogs call Swiss Bärlocher AG their home

The most important part of flora and fauna protection is securing the outskirts of the factory grounds to allow for diversity and suitable living conditions

Royal wedding at St George’s Chapel: strange creatures standing guard on the roof

The Queen’s Beasts are lions, unicorns, dragons, antelopes, and many more and document the strands of royal ancestry

It happened between 840 and 890° C: researchers find out how Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland was formed

Study identifies the temperatures of lava when it carved striking geometric columns which at first sight can only be done by titans from mythology

European Capitals of Culture 2018: Malta’s La Valetta and the Dutch city of Leeuwarden

While limestone defines architecture on the Mediterranean Isle, brick is the principal building material of Frisia, Netherlands

At the gates to the underworld in ancient Hierapolis: hellhound Kerberos, its poisonous breath and clever priests

International scientists revealed that geogenic carbon dioxide was the cause of an old myth around the Mediterranean

In the 16th century, a.D., Ireland’s stonemasons downed 7 l or 14 pints of ale a day

Next to bread, beer was a staple food on the island / women brewed their own and had special drinking rounds