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3 hrs ago | Archaeology
At the rock shelter site of Cova de la Barriada, archaeologists have discovered that even 30,000 years ago, vitamin-rich snails were part of the Iberian dinner table.
7 hrs ago | The China Post
Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
11 hrs ago | EKathimerini
The illustrated codex belonging to the Marciana Library in Venice painted by Greek miniaturist Georgios Klontzas in 1592 has never been shown in Greece, and nor has the wonderful painting by El Greco depicting Saint Francis of Assisi and Fra Leone contemplating mortality , currently at the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan.
16 hrs ago | Archaeology
The U.S. Navy History and Heritage Command announced that a vessel in the Java Sea is the cruiser USS Houston , which sank during the Battle of the Sunda Strait on February 28, 1942.
20 hrs ago | Mother Jones
One of the most difficult parts of getting a Ph.D. is finishing your dissertation.
The land behind Somerford Road in Cirencester has become a hive of activity as workers begin digging trenches for an investigation, prompting one worried resident to contact the Standard, voicing concerns about nearby badger sets.
Chris Marker's death two years ago, on the day of his 91st birthday, heralded a surge of renewed interest in the enigmatic French filmmaker.
In this handout photo released by the Greek Culture Ministry on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, two large stone sphinxes are seen under a barrel-vault topping the entrance to an ancient tomb under excavation at Amphipolis in northern Greece.
Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
South Korean researchers said Thursday they have uncovered dozens of artifacts used in Buddhist ceremonies nearly a millennium ago, as they begin to unravel the mystery behind an ancient shrine where they were discovered.
State archaeologists on Wednesday continued their painstaking work at the site of Ancient Amphipolis, in central Macedonia, removing large stones from the entrance to a huge tomb there and revealing two headless sphinxes believed to have been placed there to guard the massive burial site.
Scientists have found a key protein that can protect people from the highly contagious and life-threatening lung disease tuberculosis, leading medicine closer to finding new treatment strategies, which may be in the form of a vitamin D supplement.
Archaeologists recently uncovered evidence of a fireplace and snail shells with evidence of burning in a rock shelter in Spain.
Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.
The Siberian Ice Maiden, also known as the Princess of Ukok, Altay Princess or Ochi-Bala, is to be put back in her tomb thanks to a campaign by Altay Region spiritual leaders and elders, who are worried that as long as she stays in the hands of scientists the gate to the underworld will remain open.
Univ. of South Florida researchers said they identified George Owen Smith as the first of 55 bodies they exhumed from the grounds of the renamed Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:13 pm
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