Hard-to-Reach Heritage: Israel and Peru
We make our way to some of the least accessible bits of heritage this month: Naked Scientist Laura Soul treks to Machu Picchu and we hear about the fenced-off Palestinian heritage in Israel. Also this month: tracking down The Plague's bacterial DNA, sanding down a Norwegian Pompeii and a DIY archaeological survey!
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01:50 - How has the Israeli-Palestinian border affected people?
How has the Israeli-Palestinian border affected people? Isabelle Humphries has worked in Nazareth to try and find out.
09:45 - 'Mini Pompeii' found in Norway
A 5,500 year old settlement dubbed 'mini Pompeii' has been found preserved in Norway. The settlement seems to have been buried by a sandstorm.
11:13 - What caused the 'Black Death'?
DNA of from the bacterium that caused 'Black Death' in the mid-14th Century has been found. A number of pathogens have been suspected of causing the Black Death, including viruses and bacteria. This new study identifies DNA from two new species of Yersinia pestis (which causes b...
13:09 - Roman helmet sold for £2 million
A Roman helmet has been sold for sold for £2,000,000 to an anonymous bidder. But is it right for precious relics to be bought privately instead of owned by National heritage?
14:14 - Exploring Machu Pitchu
Exploring Machu Pitchu - built by the Inca emperor, Pachacuti, it is one of the few Inca sites left untouched by the Spanish.
21:10 - Site Surveying in Hungary
Site Surveying in Hungary