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3 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
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.
7 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau
The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day of working the tailings pile.
12 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
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.
12 hrs ago | SFGate
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12 hrs ago | KAUZ
A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.
14 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee
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.
16 hrs ago | Korea Herald
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.
The Roper, a research vessel set up for maritime archaeology, has been home to crews from the St. Augustine Lighthouse Museum searching for the lost French fleet of Jean Ribault, believed to have sunk off the coast of Canaveral National Seashore in 1565.
For three years archaeologists have been digging at a site on the island of A-land looking for evidence of the Migration Period of Scandinavian history, between A.D. 400 to 550.
The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.
Trenches dug by the Museum of London Archaeology team have revealed the flint foundations of four of the Priory's walls, including the south transept of the Priory itself.
According to a report in the Cyprus Mail , archaeologists working at the site of Kretou Marottou-Ais Yiorkis have uncovered an early Neolithic grave that may be the one of the earliest human burials on the island.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 07:48 pm
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