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  • University of Manchester professors Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, right, awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics pose for pictures outside Manchester University, Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Jon Super).

    2 in Britain win Nobel Prize in physics

    Two Russian-born scientists shared the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for "groundbreaking experiments" with the thinnest, strongest material known to mankind — a carbon vital for the creation of faster computers and transparent touch screens.

  • This drawing released by Manchester University Wednesday Aug. 11, 2010 shows an impression of a waterside home of nomad hunters dating back about 11,00 years after archaeologists said Wednesday they had uncovered the site of Britain's oldest house. It has lake views, a thatched roof and very original features The dwelling predates the country's famous Stonehenge monument by around 6,000 years and was built at a time when Britain was still connected to continental Europe. (AP Photo/Manchester University/Alan Sorrell, HO)

    Very original features: Is this UK's oldest home?

    Archaeologists have uncovered the site of Britain's oldest house, the waterside home of nomad hunters dating back about 11,000 years.

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