- Neolithic Discovery
New evidence of the brutish and short lives of Stone Age Britons has been revealed by researchers from Cardiff University and the University of Central Lancashire. Carbon dating of 14 human remains discovered at a prehistoric burial site suggests that mos ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 18 2007 - 6:01pm
- 'Ancient Bathtub Ring' In Yakima Valley Consists Of Mammoth Fossils
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory geologists have put out a call for teeth tusks, femurs and any and all other parts of extinct mammoths left by massive Ice Age floods in southeastern Washington. Flood zone: The area of eastern Washington sculpted by t ...
Article - News Staff - May 7 2007 - 10:43am
- Tomb Of King Herod Discovered
The long search for Herod the Great's tomb has ended with the exposure of the remains of his grave, sarcophagus and mausoleum on Mount Herodium's northeastern slope, Prof. Ehud Netzer of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Institute of Archaeology ...
Article - News Staff - May 8 2007 - 10:46am
- Were Egyptians And Not Greeks The True Fathers Of Medicine?
Scientists examining documents dating back 3,500 years say they have found proof that the origins of modern medicine lie in ancient Egypt and not with Hippocrates and the Greeks. The research team from the KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology at The Univer ...
Article - News Staff - May 9 2007 - 9:28am
- Fused Nasal Bones Helped Tyrannosaurids Dismember Prey
New evidence may help explain the brute strength of the tyrannosaurid, says a University of Alberta researcher whose finding demonstrates how a fused nasal bone helped turn the animal into a "zoological superweapon." "Fused, arch-like nasal ...
Article - News Staff - May 18 2007 - 11:11am
- Ancient Wooden Anchor Discovered
The world's oldest wooden anchor was discovered during excavations in the Turkish port city of Urla, the ancient site of Liman Tepe-- the Greek 1st Millennium BCE colony of Klazomenai, by researchers from the Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studi ...
Article - News Staff - May 21 2007 - 11:01am
- Researchers Attempt Deepest Shipwreck Recovery In Gulf
A team of Texas A&M University researchers will soon be recovering artifacts from a 200-year-old shipwreck that lies more than 4,000 feet beneath the Gulf of Mexico, making it the deepest such recovery effort ever attempted in the gulf. The $4.8 millio ...
Article - News Staff - May 23 2007 - 12:12pm
- Definitive Evidence Of A Swimming Dinosaur
An extraordinary underwater trackway with 12 consecutive prints provides the most compelling evidence to-date that some dinosaurs were swimmers. The 15-meter-long trackway, located in La Virgen del Campo track site in Spain's Cameros Basin, contains ...
Article - News Staff - May 24 2007 - 10:24am
- How Climate Change Created Mexican Agriculture
New charcoal and plant microfossil evidence from Mexico’s Central Balsas valley links a pivotal cultural shift, crop domestication in the New World, to local and regional environmental history. Agriculture in the Balsas valley originated and diversified du ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 2 2007 - 12:03am
- Archaeologists Reconstruct Life In The Bronze Age
Researchers of the Group of Recent Prehistory Studies (GEPRAN) of the University of Granada, from the department of Prehistory and Archaeology, have taken an important step to determine how life was in the Iberian Peninsula in the Bronze Age. Credit: Motil ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 5 2007 - 10:10am