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More on Excellently Preserved, Complete Crossbow From 2,200 Years Ago Found at Terracotta Warrior Site
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
In an astonishing find, archaeologists in China have located a 2,200-year-old crossbow in pristine condition buried with the vast army of terracotta warriors at the excavation pit at XiâEUR(TM)an, Shaanxi province...
Archaeologists Unravel Secrets of 18,700-Year-Old Burial of the Red Lady of El Miron...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - ancient-origins.net
The woman whose remains were tinted with red ochre and buried with flowers about 18,700 years ago in a cave in northern Spain may have had what modern people would consider a hard life. But on the other hand, she must have been considered special...
Bulgarian Archaeologist Shows Off 1500-Year-Old Bronze Lamp to Get Govt Funding for Excavations of Late Antiquity Fortress
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - archaeologyinbulgaria.com
A unique 6th century bronze lamp has been shown by an archaeologist from the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Byala to a ruling party MP as an argument for securing government funding for further excavations of a Late Antiquity Byzantine fortress...
Scientists Have Engineered the Food That Will Help Save a Starving, Warming Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate Change, Food Security, Famine, Science, Biotechnology, Super Bean )

Brian
- 1 day ago - qz.com
By crossing a modern bean with one of its obscure Mexican relatives, they have, they announced today, created a variety that can withstand the expected 3°C (5.4°F) rise in temperature over the next century.
Greenies Are Holding Up a Clean Energy Future By Opposing Nuclear
Science & Tech  (tags: Australia, Climate Change, Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Emissions, Science, Economics, Philosophy, Morality )

Brian
- 4 days ago - abc.net.au
The environmental, scientific, economic, philosophical and moral arguments stack up: it's time for South Australia to embrace nuclear power.
Arab, Jewish Teens Shoot for the Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, Arab and Jewish youth, cooperate learning aerospace )

Beth
- 4 days ago - israel21c.org
New technology and innovation hub opens in northern Arab-Israeli town to foster a unified youth movement of space-science enthusiasts.
Opossums Could Hold the Key to Saving Snakebite Victims
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, opossums, immunity, snake venom, animals, discovery, interesting, research, science )

Lone
- 4 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Scientists have known since the 1940s that Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) possessed some level of immunity to snake venom, Komives notes.
New Study Finds Ancient Humans Butchered Elephants With Stone Tools 500,000 Years Ago...
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Archaeologists working at a site in Israel have found stone tools made hundreds of thousands of years ago alongside the remains of an ancient species of elephant and other game. The researchers tested the stone tools scientifically and found...
Poisoning Rhino Horns Doesn't Hurt the Rhinos, But It May Keep Poachers Away ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, rhino horns, poachers, research, scientists, science, environment, interesting, news, humans, technology )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - pri.org
Rhinos with poison-infused horns are roaming the bush in South Africa, frightening away poachers who don't want sell a toxic product to their clients in Asia. At least that's what Lorina Hern hopes.
Super-Rare Albino Tapir Photographed in Brazil
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, science, albinos, tapir, brazil, genetic mutation )

Lone
- 4 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Photographer's "heart skipped a beat" when he caught the piglike animal on camera in the Atlantic rain forest.
 
 
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