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Lee University Students Present At Anthropology Conference

Lee anthropology majors, along with a recent alumna, presented their research at the Southern Anthropological Society conference in Cherokee, N.C. Lee senior Allie Webb presented "Petroglyphs in Paradox Valley, Colorado."


Related Topix: Science, Lee University, Cherokee, NC

7 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

How Do We Explain The Evolution Of Religion?

Religion is a cross-cultural universal, even though not every human being professes faith in God or some other supernatural being.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

7 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Happy World Heritage Day: 5 remarkable, endangered spots you should know about

Romania's Carpathian Villages are among the endangered places being spotlighting for this year's World Heritage Day April 18. / Global Heritage Fund In case it's not on your calendar, today is World Heritage Day .


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

8 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Wild Vs Domestic: Wild Animals Interbred With...

Image Caption: The researchers cited the domestication of pigs as evidence of the intermingling between wild animals and domestic stocks.


Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

12 hrs ago | Diss Today

Waveney archaeology group gets Heritage Lottery Funding for war memorial project

Redenhall, Norfolk. Members of the Waveney Valley Community Archaeology Griup who've been given a grant from the Hertiage Lottery Fund to record and uncover hidden WWI memories pictured are Lorna Richardson and Andrew Macdonald at the Joseph Phillips memorial site just outside Harleston ANL-140416-123613001 A project aiming to uncover hidden ... (more)


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Norfolk County, England, United Kingdom,

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Why Sell Your Old Phone?

Why trade in your old phone to your carrier for a tiny fraction off the price of your new phone when you can sell it for actual cash? eBay now has a marketplace specifically tailored around the buying and selling of old phones that aims to put money in your pocket, where it belongs! Perhaps you need a little more coaxing, though? Here are my top 10 ... (more)


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science


Archaeologists Unearth New Areas Of Ancient Roman City

Archaeologists in Rome have unearthed a massive section of the ancient port city of Ostia, shedding new light on the city's historical significance.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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.


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

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, UC Los Angeles

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.


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


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.


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)


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

WSFA-TV Montgomery


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


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science


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