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Earliest Known Pottery Found In Chinese Cave
2012-06-29 08:39:58

A team of US archaeologists confirmed Thursday that pottery unearthed in a Chinese cave during the 1960s and 1990s are among the oldest fragments of this type ever discovered, pushing back the invention of pottery some ten thousand years.

2007-08-14 06:16:40

By Prendergast, Kate Our prehistoric ancestors survived rapid climate change and rising temperatures as extreme as those we face today, says Kate Prendergast.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.