Centuries-old paintings help researchers track food evolution (

Art inadvertently documents the domestication of carrots, wheat, watermelon and other culinary delights. By combining modern plant genetics with centuries of still-life paintings, researchers realized that they could create a visual timeline of produce domestication.

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Pompeii's most recent finds reveal new clues to city's destruction (

Medieval and Bronze Age treasures unearthed in Lincolnshire (