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Skeletal Remains of 24,000-Year-Old Boy Raise New Questions About First Americans
Posted on November 23, 2013 at 05:30:15 pm
Results from a DNA study of a young boy's skeletal remains believed to be 24,000 years old could turn the archaeological world upside down

Does Obesity Reshape Our Sense of Taste?
Posted on November 23, 2013 at 02:30:11 pm
Obesity may alter the way we taste at the most fundamental level: by changing how our tongues react to different foods

Archaeology Group Ponders Civil War Mystery
Posted on November 23, 2013 at 11:33:38 am
It's a nothing-special grass parking lot in LaVilla, on the edge of downtown. But the members of a fledgling group called the Cowford Archaeological Research Society see it as something quite grand

Archaeologists Discover Largest, Oldest Palatial Wine Cellar
Posted on November 22, 2013 at 02:53:32 pm
Would you drink wine flavored with mint, honey and a dash of psychotropic resins? Ancient Canaanites did more than 3,000 years ago

Man-Eating Monster Dino Nearly wiped Out T.rex
Posted on November 22, 2013 at 10:51:28 am
A newly discovered predatory dinosaur from Utah is so large that it may represent the biggest species of meat-eating dino that ever lived in North America

Monster Gamma-Ray Burst in Our Neighborhood
Posted on November 21, 2013 at 07:23:21 pm
Gamma-ray bursts are violent bursts of gamma radiation associated with exploding massive stars. For the first time ever, researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute, among others, have observed an unusually powerful gamma-ray burst in the relatively nearby

Evolution Ancient Siberian Skeletons Confirm Native American Origins
Posted on November 21, 2013 at 12:59:21 pm
The DNA gleaned from two ancient Siberian skeletons is related to that of modern-day Native Americans and western Eurasians, new research suggests

New Treatment Discovered For Deadly Flesh-Eating Disease
Posted on November 21, 2013 at 12:19:59 pm
In January 2012, Lori Madsen, then 51, was walking through a parking lot, when she fell and skinned her arm. Initially, she didnít think much about the rugburn-like abrasion on her arm Ė but later that night, Madsenís arm began to swell

Evidence of Ancient Human History Encoded in Music's Complex Patterns
Posted on November 20, 2013 at 09:09:29 am
In the same way that fragments of ancient pottery and bones offer valuable information about human history, music can also reveal previously hidden clues about the past

More Than 600 Ancient Seals and Amulets Found in Turkey
Posted on November 19, 2013 at 04:19:49 pm
Classical scholars from the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics" made an unusually large find of seals in an ancient sanctuary in Turkey


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