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2 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

On a hot and sticky August day in 2012, after hours of sifting through soil in a Danbury cemetery hunting bones, Nick Bellantoni started what some might call a negotiation with the dead.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Anthropology, Science, University of Connecticut, Torrington, CT

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Telegraph

Spain calling

Rocks are his life. And now, this bespectacled, erudite resident of Hazaribagh, a self-taught 'megalithic explorer', is going to Spain to tell the world about his life's learning.

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Related Topix: India, World News, Science, Anthropology

The New Zealand Herald

Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites

A group of international experts is traveling across Haiti to examine the country's archaeological sites and develop a plan to better protect them.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Haiti, World News,

The Tribune

18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Anthropology, Science, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, SEPT. 1, AND THEREAFTER - In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, Colonial Williamsburg archaeologist, Andrew Edwards displays artifacts from a dig next to the Wren Building on the campus of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Williamsburg, VA

RedOrbit

New DNA Study Reveals Lost History Of The...

Image Caption: Family photo of an Eskimo mother, father, and son, photographed in Noatak, Alaska, by Edward Sheriff Curtis circa 1929.

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Related Topix: Noatak, AK, Anthropology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, University of Texas at Austin

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Suria

Guatemala Mayans: from victims of...

Fearful of losing their culture and land, ethnic Maya people in Guatemala -- who have faced centuries of discrimination themselves -- drove out a group of 230 ultra-Orthodox Jews, experts say.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Israel, World News, Middle East

Pam's House Blend

Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copan, Rosalila

In the Mayan ceremonial center of CopA n in Honduras, an ancient temple has been covered and preserved over the centuries by the builders themselves.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Anchorage Daily News

Archaeologists rush to save ancient Yup'ik treasures threatened by melting permafrost

Darren Cleveland, left, hands his delighted grandmother Mary Cleveland a wooden bowl with a bent wood rim to hold as they attend the show and tell for the Nunalleq archaeological site on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, in Quinhagak.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Quinhagak, AK, Alaska, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK

Examiner.com

New DNA research sheds light on mysterious 'Paleo-Eskimo' disappearance

Around 700 hundred years ago the Dorset people vanished from the face of the Arctic.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science, Anthropology

Examiner.com

The rise of the Jewish Temple: a miracle for our time

According to the Bible, a new Jewish Temple must exist during our time. It will be one of the critical signs for the end times According to the Bible, a new Jewish Temple must exist during our time.

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Related Topix: End Times, Anthropology, Science, Israel, World News, Middle East

Trend

Ancient settlement of South Caucasus discovered in west of Azerbaijan

An ancient settlement of the South Caucasus, referring to the Neolithic period, was discovered in Azerbaijani Tovuz region, Turkel TV regional channel reported Aug. 30. The settlement, discovered during excavations in the Haji Alemkhanli village, dates from the end of the seventh millennium BC.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Philly.com

Paris suffers the paranormal pap

They're going to have to start issuing licenses to all these filmmakers who insist on shooting their movies in the shaky-cam "found footage" format.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Anthropology, Science, Movies, Entertainment

Inverurie Today

Medieval farm building uncovered

Archaeologists working on behalf of SHE Transmission have uncovered what is being described as 'a discovery of national significance' near an electrical substation at Leylodge, Kintore in Aberdeenshire.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The York Daily Record

Camp Security dig, day 5: Below-ground disturbance will require further investigation

One test hole revealed a below-ground disturbance covering the entire floor of that hole during the fifth day of an archaeological dig in Springettsbury Township, and the feature will be explored when work resumes Tuesday.

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Examiner.com

Info 101: Movieclips 231: Welcome to the adventure/horror genre

SYNOPSIS: Archaeologist Scarlett Marlowe is in hot pursuit of alchemist Nicolas Flamel's legendary Philosopher's Stone the fabled artifact that has been said to turn metal into gold and grant eternal life to whoever possesses it.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, Philosopher's Stone, Ambient

Mid-Day Mumbai

Meet the saviour of India's heritage

Over the last decade, Kirit Mankodi, a Mumbai-based professor of Archaeology has been working hard to help recover the country's stolen heritage and create an online profile of stolen Indian artworks In January 2014, Indian newspapers reported the return of three stolen sculptures - two amorous couples , and a stone sculpture of a male deity from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News, India, Religion, Hindu

ABC News

Amidst war and terror, are the 'better angels of our nature' on show?

MARK COLVIN: 2014 has been an awful year for news. The disappearance of one Malaysian plane, the shooting down of another, the looming possible war between Russia and Ukraine, the rise of the genocidal, fanatical, merciless so-called Islamic State and the spread of ebola have just been part of an almost uninterrupted diet of news media misery.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Anthropology

The Northern Echo

Developers "could buy County Durham Roman site"

CONCERNS have been raised that the site of a Roman settlement dubbed the Pompeii of the North could be sold to developers.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Anthropology, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Coastal Courier

PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Anthropology, Science, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Andersonville, GA, Sumter County, GA

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