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The Poetry of Gods By Enheduanna - The First Known Female Writer
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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It is not always easy to read the stories of real people from the artifacts they left behind. This is especially true if they lived 5,000 years ago. However, the story of a remarkable woman from that era is surprisingly well known from....
Setting the Gold Standard
Science & Tech  (tags: crystals grown by light to create nanopa )

- 8 days ago -
Nanoparticles can be "grown" in crystal formations with special use of light, in a process called plasmon-driven synthesis.
Bizarre Rituals of Blood and Death That Are Rooted in the Ancient World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 8 days ago -
Throughout history, there are many rituals that individuals and groups participate in which could be considered strange or unusual by others. The following is a short overview of some of the uncanny rituals that have their rootsin ....
First Land Animals Got There Using Their Tails!
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, interesting, research, scientists, science, evolutionary )

- 8 days ago -
Mud Skippers, and robotics helps science gain possible insight to the move from sea to land.
10 Mysterious Ancient Stones And Carved Rocks In North America
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 8 days ago -
A number of mysterious ancient stones and rocks with odd carvings have been discovered in North America. Could some of these stones and rocks prove the existence of a lost advanced civilization?
Burned 3,000-Year-Old Settlement Frozen in Time May Have Been Torched By Raiding Party
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Archaeologists speculate that a raiding party torched a Bronze Age settlement on stilts that was well-preserved in the silt of the river it fell into about 3,000 years ago. A number of hints at the site, which is just east...
Digs Uncover Buildings in CyprusâEUR(TM) 11,000-Year-Old Village
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Recent archaeological digs have uncovered more than 20 round buildings in what is believed to be CyprusâEUR(TM) earliest known village, dating as far back as the 9th century B.C., the east Mediterranean islandâEUR(TM)s Department of Antiquities said Tuesday...
Up-Close Laboratory Pictures of Ancient Mummy as Scientists Recreate His Life and Times
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 8 days ago -
The latest tests on the mummified remains of this Medieval child from northern Siberia highlight the wealth of knowledge he can give us on the way he lived. Aged six or seven, he was encased in birch bark and copper...
Pee Power Urinal at the University of the West of England -and Hope for Refugee Camps   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, University of the West of England, Bristol, pee power, electricity, Glastonbury, Oxfam, refugees )

- 9 days ago -
A team of researchers in the UK is turning urine into electricity. A prototype urinal is the result of a partnership between researchers at UWE Bristol and Oxfam. It is hoped the pee-power technology will light cubicles in refugee camps
The Internet Shouldn't Have a Toll Booth
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, regulation, petitions )

- 9 days ago -
Regulators in Europe are about to make a decision that will fundamentally impact how the Internet works - one that will be felt worldwide. Telecom companies are pushing for a scheme that would give them the power to put a toll booth on the Internet.
NASA Is Ready to Start Building Its Life-Hunting 2020 Mars Rover
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, space, technology )

- 9 days ago -
NASAs life-hunting 2020 Mars rover has cleared an extensive review process and is now ready to begin the final design and construction phase.
2,000-Year-Old Dog Graveyard Discovered in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 9 days ago -
The dogs were likely involved in various tasks in the ancient Arctic village, including pulling sleds, he said. The remains of two sleds, as well as a carved bone knife handle thought to depict a sled dog in a harness, have been found at the site...
The Celtic Ogham: An Ancient Tree Alphabet That May Disappear Before Showing Its Roots
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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In secluded fields, on the walls of churches, and beneath construction sites, stones have been found with intricate markings that rise from the lower left up to the center and then down to the lower right. This is the ancient Celtic Tree Alphabet...
The World's First Farmers Were Surprisingly Diverse
Science & Tech  (tags: Anthropology )

- 10 days ago -
Ancient DNA has a way of uncovering complexity in seemingly simple stories of our past. Most famously, it has shown that modern humans didn't simply replace our archaic cousins as we spread across the world; we interbred with them along the way.

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