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Tarim Basin in China - Mummies of Proto-Slavs 4000 Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 hours ago - slavorum.org
The Tarim mummies are a series of mummies discovered in the Tarim Basin in present-day Xinjiang, China, which date from 1900 BCE to 200 CE. Some of the mummies are frequently associated with the presence of the Indo-European Tocharian languages
Arkaim Ancient Settlement in Russia Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 hours ago - slavorum.org
Russian archaeologists have unearthed some ancient and virtually unknown settlements, which they believe were built by the original Aryan race about 4,000 years ago. Ancient Aryan settlement in Russia discovered.
Australian Rock Art Is Threatened By a Lack of Conservation
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 hours ago - theconversation.com
Australian rock art is under threat from both natural and cultural forces impacting on sites. But what saddens me the most is that there is so much government lethargy in Australia when it comes to documenting and protecting Australia's rock art.
Researchers Discover Prehistoric Human Habitation Sites in the Nefud Desert
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 18 hours ago - popular-archaeology.com
Looking down from space in earth orbit, the Nefud Desert appears as an arid oval depression across the northern reaches of the Arabian Peninsula. On the ground, it is known for its sudden violent winds, large crescent-shaped dunes, and brick-red colored
Where Mud Is Archaeological Gold, Russian History Grew on Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 18 hours ago - nytimes.com
VELIKY NOVGOROD, Russia -- The note, from father to son, was the sort of routine shopping list that today would be dashed off on a smartphone. In 14th century Russia, it was etched into the bark of a birch tree and curled into a scroll
Goliath Birdeater: Images of a Colossal Spider
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, wildlife, unusual )

Marty
- 23 hours ago - livescience.com
Imagine a spider as big as a child's forearm that weighs as much as a puppy. That's how huge the South American Goliath birdeater -- arguably the world's largest spider -- can be
6,000-Year-Old Temple With Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 8 hours ago - livescience.com
A 6,000-year-old temple holding humanlike figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine.
Britain's Greatest Treasure Hoard Reveals How Goldsmiths Fooled the Anglo-Saxon World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - independent.co.uk
Scientists, examining Britain's greatest Anglo-Saxon gold treasure collection, have discovered that it isn't quite as golden as they thought.
Mother and Baby Hospitalised in Russian Far East Are Checked for Ebola
Offbeat  (tags: healthcare, illness, risks, world, health, ethics )

Marty
- 2 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Mother and child were hospitalised in Komsomolsk-on-Amur with symptoms of acute respiratory viral infection after a stay in the west African country, said the Minister of Health for Khabarovsk Territory Alexander Vitko.
So, Kangaroos Didn't Always Hop ... and Some Were Massive
Animals  (tags: kangaroos, massive weight, wildlife, wildanimals, videos )

BarbCat
- 3 days ago - aol.com
When we think of kangaroos, we think of a hopping mammal that lives in Australia and occasionally boxes world-famous movie directors. Now, a new study finds that an extinct group of the kangaroo family couldn't actually hop.
 
 
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