Archeology

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A longtime Cal Poly Pomona anthropology professor who studies violence among prehistoric people in California has been published in a prestigious journal.Professor Mark Allen's study, titled "Resource scarcity drives lethal aggression among prehistoric hunter-gathers …
A longtime Cal Poly Pomona anthropology professor who studies violence among prehistoric people in California has been published in a …
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A remarkable 250 million-year-old "terrible-headed lizard" fossil found in China shows an embryo inside the mother—clear evidence for live birth.Head of The University of Queensland's School of Earth and Environmental Sciences and co-author Professor …
A remarkable 250 million-year-old "terrible-headed lizard" fossil found in China shows an embryo inside the mother—clear evidence for live birth.…
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Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology that sheds new light on patterns leading up to the two major collapses of the …
Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology …
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During spring of 2016 a number of large presumed house terraces were identified by the authors at Korshamn. As a consequence high resolution geophysical surveys using ground-penetrating radar were carried out in September 2016. Korshamn is one …
During spring of 2016 a number of large presumed house terraces were identified by the authors at Korshamn. As a consequence …
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The coelacanths are an ancient group of lobe-finned fishes, with weird appendages that take the form of bony, fleshy, muscular stalks. They’re well-represented in the fossil record all the way back to the Devonian …
The coelacanths are an ancient group of lobe-finned fishes, with weird appendages that take the form of bony, fleshy, muscular …
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Six million years ago, the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs started the ascent of the mammals, ultimately resulting in humankind's reign on Earth. Climate scientists now reconstructed how tiny droplets of sulfuric acid formed high …
Six million years ago, the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs started the ascent of the mammals, ultimately resulting in humankind's …
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The Swedish mission at Gebel el Silsila, led by Dr. Maria Nilsson from Lund University and John Ward, has discovered 12 new tombs dating from the 18th Dynasty (Thutmosid period), including crypts cut into the rock, …
The Swedish mission at Gebel el Silsila, led by Dr. Maria Nilsson from Lund University and John Ward, has discovered 12 …
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Roughly 90% of humans are right-handed and this is one of the traits that separates us from most other primates who don’t really show any overall preference for left or right handedness.It’s believed …
Roughly 90% of humans are right-handed and this is one of the traits that separates us from most other primates who …
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After more than 100 years of residency in London’s Natural History Museum, the world famous cast of a Diplodocus carnegii skeleton, known as “Dippy”, is going on tour to inspire and educate more people than …
After more than 100 years of residency in London’s Natural History Museum, the world famous cast of a Diplodocus carnegii …
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A human typically gives birth after nine months. An ostrich hatchling emerges from its egg after 42 days. But how long did it take for a baby dinosaur to incubate?Groundbreaking research led by a Florida …
A human typically gives birth after nine months. An ostrich hatchling emerges from its egg after 42 days. But how long …
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