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Object Lesson: The Swimming Reindeer
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 4 days ago -
The âEUR~swimming reindeerâEUR(TM) sculpture is a beautiful example of portable Palaeolithic art dating to the end of the last Ice Age, around 13,000 years ago. It is 20.7cm long and depicts two reindeer, a male and female, intricately carved into the tip
Quotable Quotes From Scientists and Other Folks on the Dangers of Genetically Engineered Foods and Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO, quotable quotes, scientists )

- 5 days ago -
Example: "The fact is, it is virtually impossible to even conceive of a testing procedure to assess the health effects of genetically engineered foods when introduced into the food chain, nor is there any valid nutritional or public interest reason"
Move Over Ace of Cake, Now You Can 3D Print a Custom Cake
Science & Tech  (tags: ace of cakes, 3D printing, 3D printed cakes )

- 5 days ago -
A team of students from China have invented a printer that can custom print cakes.
Four-Legged Snake Fossil Found
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, discovery, evolution, snakes, reptiles, lizards, fossil, oldest )

- 5 days ago -
An absolutely exquisite fossil of a snake that had four legs has been discovered by a team of scientists and may help show how snakes made the transition from lizards to serpents.
Body of 4,000-Year-Old Teenager Near Stonehenge May Give Clues About Bronze Age Lives
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 5 days ago -
Archaeologists have unearthed a 4,000-year-old adolescent who lived near Stonehenge and was buried in the fetal position with an amber necklace. Now archaeologists working at the site of Marden Henge in Wiltshire, England, will study the body
Cocaine, Other Illicit Drugs Found in Ontario Water, McGill Study Says
Science & Tech  (tags: cocaine, Illicit drugs, ontario water, study, McGill, prescription drugs, humans, environment, environment, research )

- 5 days ago -
Trace amounts of illicit and prescription drugs found in drinking water in southern Ontario pose little threat to humans but could harm the environment, McGill University study finds
100,000-Year-Old Thigh Bones of Child in China Reveal Bite Marks
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 5 days ago -
The bones of a child from 100,000 years ago display gnawed tooth marks, and researchers are trying to determine if this is evidence of cannibalism in the prehistoric Xuchang Man of China
Biases Against Facial Characteristics Might Have Chilling Real-World Effects
Science & Tech  (tags: usa, world, violence, safety, society, politics, police, obituary, law, media, news, murder, humans, health, government, ethics, freedoms, crime, culture, death, education, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, rights, research )

- 5 days ago -
People having faces judged as less trustworthy given the death penalty more often than people viewed as trustworthy, according to recent research in the journal Psychological Science,alarming pic how systems of legal punishment are vulnerable to biases
Researchers Use Modern Technology to Uncover Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Child Mummies
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 days ago -
At the St. Bernward hospital in Hildesheim, Germany, researchers are busy working on two Ancient Egyptian child mummies, investigating them with the help of CT scanning equipment. The project is being conducted as part of preparations for an exhibit
More on 40,000 Year Old Female âEUR~VenusâEUR(TM) Carving Found
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 days ago -
wo fragments of a prehistoric female figurine have been discovered in a cave at Hohle Fels in Germany. The figurine was carved from mammoth ivory and fit together to form an artifact measuring 23 mm by 22 mm by 13 mm in size. Other figurines found
Chogha Zanbil: An Unfinished Elamite Site With a Unique Ziggurat
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 days ago -
The ziggurat is arguably the most distinct architectural feature of the Mesopotamian civilization. Nevertheless, some of these structures have been found to exist outside the area once occupied by this ancient civilization. One of these ziggurats
Russian Tsar 'Lived Secretly as Monk in Siberia' for Decades After History Books Say He Died
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 days ago -
Rumours have long suggested that emperor Alexander I staged his death in 1825 and became holy man Feodor Kuzmich, also known as Feodor Tomsky.
Bronze Age Skeleton Unearthed in Wiltshire
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 6 days ago -
The body, around 1.5m in length, was found in a foetal position and was wearing an amber necklace. Efforts will now be made to determine the age and gender of the child and where they were from after the find was made on Tuesday.

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