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Peek Inside Cat Mummies With New X-Ray Images
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 day ago -
Archaeologists may soon unravel the mysteries of ancient Egypt using a new imaging technique that offers a better look inside mummies without removing a single piece of wrapping
Eastern Africans Hunted With Poison-Tipped Arrows at Least 13,000 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 day ago -
A team of archaeologists studying bone artifacts discovered in a cave on the island of Unguja in the Zanzibar archipelago of Tanzania has found evidence to suggest that bone tools were used for hunting, and even as poison arrow tips...
Stone Towns of the Swahili Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 16 hours ago -
Along 2,000 miles of the East African coast, the sophisticated trading centers of the medieval Swahili reveal their origins and influences...
14th Century Painting Depicts Limb Transplant That Occurred 1,500 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 16 hours ago -
Researchers say they have found the earliest representation of transplant surgery in a painting that depicts a scene from somewhere around the 5 th century AD, at least 1,400 years before modern medical practitioners first theorized transplantation..
16th Century Prosthetic Iron Hand: The Story of Gotz Von Berlichingen
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 16 hours ago -
Gotz von Berlichingen was a German mercenary knight who lived during the 16 th century. This knight was known also as Gotz of the Iron Hand, due to the fact that after his right hand was severed during a siege, he had it replaced with...
So Young, They Are Caling It a "Newborn" Exoplanet!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, scientists, space, cosmology )

- 16 hours ago -
Astronomers have found a very young exoplanet, which they hope will teach us new things about planet formation.
Relics of the Milky Way's First Generation of Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: Relics of the Milky Way's First Generati )

- 16 hours ago -
The first stars that made up the Milky Way have long burnt out. Astronomers for the first time, observed a new set of chemical elements that formed in their cores and the supernova explosions marking the spectacular ends of their short lives.
Mark Ruffalo 'Added to Terrorism Watchlist' Over Gasland | Film | The Guardian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fracking, natural gas drilling, Mark Ruffalo, Gasland movie, US terror advisory list, POWER OF ENERGY CORPORATIONS IN GOVERNME, water supplies, pollution )

- 19 hours ago -
Actor Mark Ruffalo has reportedly been placed on a US terror advisory list after campaigning in support of a documentary highlighting the alleged dangers of natural gas drilling. FRACKING!
Ban Bear Hunting for Sport
Animals  (tags: bears, hunting, killing, sport, law, protection, sadness )

- 13 hours ago -
DonâEUR(TM)t allow hunters to legally kill bears for sport.
The Spectacular War Helmet of Meskalamdug, the Powerful King of Kish
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 day ago -
The war helmet of Meskalamdug is an artifact that was discovered in one of the graves in the Royal Cemetery at Ur. This grave was found to have belonged to an ensi roughly translated as ruleâEUR(TM) of Ur by the name of Meskalamdug.
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