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Archaeologists Find Earlier Stone Age Artifacts In Northern

Archaeologists Find Earlier Stone Age Artifacts In Northern Cape Of South Africa

University of Toronto Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools. These discoveries were made...

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2014-07-25 09:39:14

Northwestern University Linguistic, cultural forces shape children's understanding of the natural world How would a child respond to this question? Would his or her list be full of relatives, animals from movies and books, or perhaps neighborhood pets? Would the poppies blooming on the front steps make the list or the oak tree towering over the backyard? How might the animals children name compare to those named by children raised in a different cultural or language background or in...

2014-07-18 08:23:14

NEWCASTLE, England, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - but half concerned about treatment available for major conditions - A survey by leading international private medical insurance broker, Medibroker (http://www.medibroker.com [http://medibroker.com/who-are-medibroker/international-health-insurance-experts/?utm_source=Expat-Research-release1&utm_medium=press-release&utm_campaign=James-simpson-releases ] ) amongst expatriates has discovered that most...

2014-07-17 23:10:53

Now on display at Pacifica Graduate Institute through September 15, 2014, Mbuti: Children of the Forest, a free photographic exhibition sponsored by the Tribal Trust Foundation. Montecito, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Pacifica Graduate Institute, a distinguished higher education university founded on the principals of depth psychology and located in Montecito, CA is proud to present Mbuti: Children of the Forest, an exhibition of photographs, artifacts, and a short film exploring the...

2014-07-15 23:10:05

How To Grow Taller is a new product created by Lance Ward which introduces users to the numerous “secrets” of still being able to grow in height even after the onset of puberty. A full review of the product on the site Vinamy.com indicates whether the program is worth buying or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Being tall is perceived as an advantage which has more to do with being perceived as a premiere symbol of status as much as that of being a symbol of superior physical...

2014-07-14 12:25:12

Sets Record For Media Domain Purchase Price NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYLON Media Inc. today debuted its new domain name, NYLON.com, changing its site domain from Nylonmag.com and further cementing its commitment to digital growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126623 "NYLON is a brand synonymous with 'It Girl' culture. Owning NYLON.com is the first step in a series of digital innovations we plan to introduce to evolve our growing online, social and...

Human's Primate Cousins Also Pass Intelligence Through Their Genes
2014-07-10 15:25:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins – namely chimpanzees. Published in the journal Current Biology, the study showed environmental factors in determining a chimp’s intelligence may be less important than previously thought. "As is the case in humans, genes matter when it comes to...

2014-06-23 23:11:42

Online herbal supplement retailer, Nature's Elements, releases a powerful 12:1 Extract of He Shou Wu. This all natural Chinese herb has shown to stimulate hair growth and reverse graying hair. Lindenhurst, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Gray hair can be a burden at any age. Some men and women start to develop gray hair in their early to mid twenties while others develop this sign of aging in their 30’s or 40’s. No matter the age, gray hair can sometimes be embarrassing and lower...

2014-06-18 23:13:07

Weddings from Simple to Sensational at Occidental Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, Calabash Cove,The Landings and Coconut Bay Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Whether eloping or planning a grand celebration, AskMeInc offers five destination wedding packages, starting as low as $1500, from resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico including Occidental Resorts, Paradisus Resorts, Calabash Cove, The Landings and Coconut Bay. “Sensational weddings can cost a fortune as seen with Kim and Kanye’s...

2014-06-12 23:04:01

Expats find that adjusting to life and work abroad can be a seamless experience and easily managed with the right tools. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Clements Worldwide, the leading provider of international insurance solutions, today released the findings of the Expat Survey 2013, in collaboration with i-World Research, a research consultancy with over 20 years of experience in expatriate communications and media. Supported by Clements, the Expat Survey 2013 results include...

2014-05-30 12:24:47

MAI@MANA-1, a 72-hour continuous workshop, opens to the public October 17 - 19, 2014 JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Contemporary, a leading art organization, today announced a partnership with renowned performance artist Marina Abramovic in support of the Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI). On May 28, nearly 100 art collectors and arts professionals attended an exclusive dinner celebrating the partnership. The elegant evening was held at the recently opened Mana...


Latest Anthropology Reference Libraries

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Zooarchaeology
2013-09-30 13:29:48

Zooarchaeology is the study of animal remains including shells, bones, hides, scales, DNA, chitin, and hair. Shells and bones are most frequently studied because these do not decay at a fast rate, but most remains do not survive because they break or decompose. In eastern areas of North America, Zooarchaeology developed over three periods. The first, known as the Formative period, occurred in the 1860s and was not a specific area of study at that time. The second period, known as the...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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