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Dinosaur extinction breakthough: Killer ASTEROIDS ended the dinosaurs. not volcanoes

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

DINOSAURS have not roamed the world for more than 65 million years now, with questions around the method of their extinction far outlasting the Earth's former dominant species. Leading researchers believe they have isolated the cause of the ancient species' demise, and in doing so have ruled out one time-honoured theory.
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Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism

Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism

Jankins Hankins. 2017. “ Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism .” In Re-envisioning Christian humanism : Education and the restoration of humanity, edited by Jens Zimmerman... Read more ...

‘Mad' Mike Hughes Dies In Rocket Crash On Mission To Prove The Earth Is Flat

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Wild wheat, plant genomics, and food security

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The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists

The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists

James Hankins. 2019. “ The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists .” In Beyond Reception: Renaissance Humanism and the Transformation of Classical Antiquity, edited by... Read more ...

Australia wildfires: ‘Globally unprecedented' blazes burned FIFTH of...

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AUSTRALIA'S wildfires have now burned more than a fifth of the country's forests, making the blazes "globally unprecedented", researchers have revealed. Read more ...

Was Caesar a Tyrant? A Humanist Debate on Virtue and Political Legitimacy

Was Caesar a Tyrant? A Humanist Debate on Virtue and Political Legitimacy

James Hankins. 2018. “ Was Caesar a Tyrant? A Humanist Debate on Virtue and Political Legitimacy .” In Why Polities Decline: Corruption, Tyranny and Bad Leadership, edited by... Read more ...

The Unpolitical Petrarch: Justifying the Life of Literary Retirement

The Unpolitical Petrarch: Justifying the Life of Literary Retirement

James Hankins. 2017. “ The Unpolitical Petrarch: Justifying the Life of Literary Retirement .” In Et amicorum: Essays on Renaissance Humanism and Philosophy in Honour of Jill... Read more ...

Leonardo Bruni and Machiavelli on the Lessons of Florentine History

Leonardo Bruni and Machiavelli on the Lessons of Florentine History

James Hankins. 2017. “ Leonardo Bruni and Machiavelli on the Lessons of Florentine History .” In Le cronache volgari in Italia: Atti della VI Settimana di studi eedievali... Read more ...

Reforming Elites the Confucian Way

Reforming Elites the Confucian Way

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