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    28 new 15,000 year old viruses discovered in Tibetan glacier

    For the past 15,000 years, a glacier on the northwestern Tibetan Plateau of China has hosted a party for some unusual guests: an ensemble of frozen viruses, many of them unknown to modern science. Melting ice from climate change could release the pathogens into the environment, one researcher...
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    Fortresses: Jongs aka Dzongs in Lhasa; Gyantse, Phari, Chitishio, etc. in Tibet

    It doesn't appear that any Europeans had anything to do with the construction of the below structures. Well, at least, not that we know off. These historic photographs show the first entry by Western forces into the mysterious forbidden city of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, in August 1904...
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