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Discovery of Ancient Stone Tools in Brazil Challenges Belief About Human Arrival in the Americas...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 15 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists have announced the discovery of stone tools in Brazil which they say prove that ancient humans arrived in the Americas long before the Clovis people, upending the predominant theory of how the continent was settled...
Ancient Coffin Rescued From Tomb Raiders in Inner Mongolia Reveals Remains of Aristocratic Woman....
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 12 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Chinese archaeologists rescued an ancient coffin from tomb raiders trying to break in to a grave site via a 10 metre hole in a pasture region of ChinaâEUR(TM)s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The 1,500-year-old coffin contained the silk-wrapped body.....
Beetle RNA Makes Crops a Noxious Meal
Science & Tech  (tags: Potatoes, Colorado Potato Beetle, Pest, Beetle RNA )

Brian
- 1 day ago - sciencenews.org
"Insects shun potato plants laced with the pestsâEUR(TM) own genetic material."
Super-Rare Ancient Roman Tombstone Unearthed At Site Of Old Parking Garage
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, tombstone, roman )

Angela
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
An elaborate Roman tombstone that dates back 1,800 years has been unearthed in England, and the find has archaeologists excited.
Vikings Were Pioneers of Craft and International Trade, Not Just Pillaging...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - phys.org
The connections between technology, urban trading, and international economics which have come to define modern living are nothing new. Back in the first millennium AD, the Vikings were expert at exploring these very issues...
New Study Suggests Neanderthals Never Went Extinct...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Scientific debate regarding the demise of the Neanderthals has been ongoing for decades with many experts proposing factors such as climate change, competition for resources, of lack of intelligence for possible causes behind the extinction...
Protection Sought for Mysterious Neolithic Site of Burzahom...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
An ancient settlement in India is among the list of sites expected to get World Heritage status at a two-week UNESCO meeting currently being held in Doha. The Neolithic site of Burzahom is a story teller of life between 3,000 and 1,000 BC...
Will 5000-Year-Old Cochno Stone Carving See the Light of Day Once More....
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 11 days ago - ancient-origins.net
With dozens of grooved spirals, carved indentations, geometric shapes, and mysterious patterns of many kinds, the Cochno Stone, located in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, is considered to have the finest example of Bronze Age cup and ring carvings...
Epigenome, a Second Genetic Code, Mapped By Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: epigenome. genome, mapping, Roadmap Epigenomics Program, Journal Nature, GeneticEngineering, scientists, Croatia, Canada, US, discovery )

Lynn
- 10 days ago - cbc.ca
Scientists for the first time have mapped out the molecular "switches" that can turn on or silence individual genes in the DNA in more than 100 types of human cells, an accomplishment that reveals the complexity of genetic information ...
 
 
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