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55 min ago | Statesboro Herald

GSU anthropology professor honored in memorial service

Georgia Southern University faculty members and students celebrated the life of a longtime anthropology professor who recently died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Science, Georgia Southern University, Southern University, Lymphoma, Health, University of Florida, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

55 min ago | Live Science

In Photos: Animal Prints on Ancient Roman Tiles

The tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, date back to Britain's early Roman era.

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Related Topix: Science, Archaeology, Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

55 min ago | NBC29

Construction of Log Cabin at Montpelier Nearly Complete

A team of volunteers helped build a log cabin on the site where slave quarters once stood on the property.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

1 hr ago | The Block Island Times

Egypt: Ancient, Beautiful and Complicated

Last June, my friend Judy Schrafft, who is a member of the Explorer's Club and dives all over the world, was reading an archaeological magazine in my kitchen and fell across an ad for a trip to Egypt that included a fair amount of time with Dr. Zahi Hawass, Egypt's ex-minister of antiquities and the maker of many television documentaries.

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Related Topix: Africa, Egypt, World News, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, Egypt, Sudan Travel, Egypt Travel, Archaeology, Science, Aspen, CO,

5 hrs ago | Mashable

Research Finds Arsenic Poisoning in Chilean Mummies

People of numerous pre-Columbian civilizations in northern Chile, including the Incas and the Chinchorro culture, suffered from chronic arsenic poisoning due to their consumption of contaminated water, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, UC Los Angeles

8 hrs ago | University City Review

John L. Jackson Jr. named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn

Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced that John L. Jackson Jr., the Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Science, African-American, Howard University

12 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Anglesey: Mysterious artefact discovered at Neolithic tomb

The discovery of a mysterious copper artefact at a Neolithic tomb on Anglesey could help to answer one of archaeology's burning questions.

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Related Topix: Anglesey County, Wales, Science, Archaeology, Tayside County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Navy's Underwater Archaeologists Dive Headfirst into Naval History

It was a simple pottery jar with cork in it. But when the team from the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command eased the cork out of it, the air that came out was nearly 200 years old, perhaps created by the organic material it had stored on the sloop-rigged floating battery Scorpion before it was scuttled Aug. 22, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, US News, Archaeology, Science, University of Texas at Tyler

Free Republic

Loggers find face in a tree

A face carved into a tree trunk was discovered by forestry workers in a remote location up Toba Inlet.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Savage Minds

Elsie Clews Parsons' loveshack

That a patrician New Yorker was in an open marriage during the early 20th century is an attention grabber, ergo the title of my post.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Science

New Haven Independent

Yale Faces New Claims Of Stolen Artifacts

A year and a half after Yale returned the last of hundreds of Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru, the Yale Peabody Museum faces a new charge of cultural theft - this time about two carvings from a native Alaskan tribe.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Science, Archaeology

Salisbury Journal

a Rare Roman mosaic is being installed at the new Wessex Gallery of Archaeology at Salisbury Museum.

The intricately patterned mosaic was uncovered in the late 1950s on a new housing development in Moot Close, Downton.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Archaeology, Science

WSFA-TV Montgomery

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One of the men credited with finding the Confederate submarine, The Hunley, is adding another major underwater search to his resume.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Geva play message similar to that of race exhibit

The opening scene of Informed Consent at Geva Theatre really reminded me of the theme of the exhibit "Race: Are We So Different" that appeared at the Rochester Museum and Science Center last year.

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Related Topix: Arizona State University, Science

How Stuff Works

Mysterious Siberian Mummies: Photos

This is one of the three copper masked infant male mummies found at the site. Each mummy was bound in four or five copper hoops two inches wide.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Science

Not Everyone Needs Probiotics, Suggests Study of Hunter-Gatherer Guts

Gut response. These Hadza women have different gut bacteria than Hadza men, probably because they eat a lot of high-fiber tuberous root vegetables.

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Related Topix: Health, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Agriculture, Science, Italy, World News, Las Vegas, NV

National Geographic

Severe Scurvy Struck Christopher Columbus's Crew

In this illustration, Christopher Columbus and his crew land at the island that he named San Salvador, in the modern-day Bahamas.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Vitamin C, Supplement

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

For a War Painta star, real life imitates art

"War Paint" is not autobiographical, but writer and director Bret Jones and actress Alison Bridget Chambers can relate to many of its themes.

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Related Topix: The Tempest, Drama Movies, Wichita, KS, Science, Theater, Arts

Free Republic

Medieval Siberian mummies baffle archaeologists

Academics restart work to unlock secrets of mystery medieval civilization with links to Persia on edge of the Siberian Arctic.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Bones identified as missing Kansas City manBones identified as...

Kansas City police say human remains found last year belonged to a man who was last seen in December 2007.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Science, Jackson County, MO

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