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Archaeologists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama have discovered a cluster of 12 unusual stones in the back of a small, prehistoric rock-shelter near the town of Boquete.
In this special edition of redOrbit’s Your Universe Today podcast series, we’re making a minor departure from our usual talks about the frontiers of space exploration. Instead, we’ve decided to take a look back at the history of our world – from outer space of course.
Grow taller 4 Idiots is the updated guide made by Darwin Smith, who claims to help people increase height naturally and effectively.
The team of wedding planners at the Exquisite Weddings headquarters are celebrating the growing demand for Turkey weddings by expanding their portfolio of stylish wedding venues set in stunning
Couples getting married are increasingly using social networking to great advantage when planning their wedding, report the experts at The Pavilion at Lane End following a new survey.
A University of Oklahoma-led study has demonstrated that ancient DNA can be used to understand ancient human microbiomes.
One of the major features of the Australian Archaeological Association's Conference at the University of Wollongong this week was the unveiling of the face of Homo floresiensis – popularly known as the "Hobbit."
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 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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