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Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After 30,000 Years
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Giana
- 812 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A mysterious giant virus buried for 30,000 years in Siberian permafrost has been resurrected.
You Share 98.7 Percent of Your DNA With This Sex-Obsessed Ape
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, DNA, evolutionary biology, investigation, research, science, society, study, technology )

Kit
- 813 days ago - motherjones.com
Earlier this month, just before the famed creationism debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, I published an article drawing attention to a stunning piece of evidence in favor of the theory of evolution--one that terrifies creationists.
New Dating Pushes Atapuerca Homo Antecessor to 900,000 BP
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 813 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
The caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca contain a rich fossil record of the earliest hominins in Europe starting nearly one million years ago. They represent an exceptional reserve of data, the scientific study of which provides priceless information about
Altamira Cave Paintings to Be Opened to the Public Once Again
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 813 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
The vast cavern complex, in the Cantabria region of northern Spain, was made a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1985. It is covered in paintings dated to between 14,000 and 20,000 years ago of animals including European bison and bulls
Smithsonian Scientists Solve 'Sudden Death at Sea' Mystery
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Marty
- 815 days ago - heritagedaily.com
A team of Smithsonian and Chilean scientists examined a large fossil site of ancient marine mammal skeletons in the Atacama Desert of Northern Chile--the first definitive example of repeated mass strandings of marine mammals in the fossil record. The site
Israel Dig Unearths Ancient Treasure
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Marty
- 815 days ago - heritagedaily.com
A clay jug containing silver earrings and ingots, dating back approximately 3,200 years, was discovered by archaeologist Robert Mullins, Ph.D., associate professor at Azusa Pacific University, and his team during last summer's dig at Abel Beth Maacah
Examination Shows Blunt Force Trauma to Skull of Mummy
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Marty
- 815 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
For over a hundred years, an unidentified mummy has been housed in the Bavarian State Archaeological Collection in Germany. Since no records were available on the origin, life and living conditions, scientists used a broad panel of techniques to unravel
Redwood Trees Reveal History of West Coast Rain, Fog, Ocean Conditions
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Marty
- 815 days ago - heritagedaily.com
Many people use tree ring records to see into the past. But redwoods - the iconic trees that are the world's tallest living things - have so far proven too erratic in their growth patterns to help with reconstructing historic climate.
Winter Storms Threaten Orkney's Archaeological Treasures
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Marty
- 815 days ago - economist.com
"SEE that spade cut?" says David Reay, pointing with his archaeologist's trowel at the clay bank of a beach in Deerness, on the main island of the Orkney archipelago. "That's where the Viking grave ends and the prehistoric midden begins." Protruding from
Nieszawa - a Medieval Town Reconstructed By Non-Invasive Survey
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Marty
- 816 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Nieszawa was once located on the opposite side of the Vistula river from the town of Toruń and was given municipal rights in 1425. Its appearance is directly connected to the construction of Dybow Castle by the Polish king Władysław
'Microbial Pompeii:' 1,000-Year-Old Plaque Preserves Bacteria, Microscopic Particles of Food on Skeleton Teeth
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Marty
- 817 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A 'microbial Pompeii' has been discovered, preserved on the teeth of skeletons around 1,000 years old. The research team discovered that the ancient human oral cavity carries numerous opportunistic pathogens and that periodontal disease is caused by
British Storms Unbury An Ancient Welsh Forest
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Marty
- 817 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Recent storms that battered the coast of Wales stripped away sand to reveal an ancient forest dating to the Bronze Age, 6,000 years ago
How Snails, Clams Are the Ultimate Survivors
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, study, evolution, mass extinction, bottom dwelling, survivors, snails, clams )

Giana
- 819 days ago - news.discovery.com
The most catastrophic mass extinction in the history of Earth had little effect on the lifestyles of the lowliest of beasts living in the "benthic" (bottom-dwelling) muck on the sea floor, according to a new study.
Confirmed: Oldest Fragment of Early Earth Is 4.4 Billion Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, interesting, NewTechnology, research, study, earth, evolution, age )

Giana
- 820 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Ever heard this life advice? When solving a big problem seems impossible, break it into smaller steps.
Caribbean Ecosystem Reconstructed Prior to Human Settlement
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 820 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Assembling a picture of past environments involves a great deal of forensic detective work. However, the result gives a clearer understanding of how natural and human forces have changed environments in the past, allowing insights into the reasons modern

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