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2012-09-18 23:03:29

Turkey Weddings and Holiday Mate have joined forces to deliver a fantastic new range of Turkey weddings packages set in breathtakingly beautıiful backdrops and sumptuous sunsets across Turkey. (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Turkey Weddings And Holiday Mate Join Forces To Deliver Sensational Destination Weddings In Turkey Turkey Weddings and Holiday Mate have joined forces to deliver a fantastic new range of Turkey weddings packages set in breathtakingly beautıiful...

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2012-09-08 07:49:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Just hours after announcing that they would consider extending their hunt for the lost grave of King Richard III if they felt they were closing in on its location, a group of UK archaeologists revealed that they had discovered evidence of a lost garden that brings them one step closer to finding the late monarch's final resting place. The team, which is being led by University of Leicester archaeologists, reported Friday...

2012-08-31 23:01:53

“Introduction to Ethnography” Offered in Popular Virtual Classroom Format in September 2012 Marlboro, MA (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 The popular eLearning training series from Research Rockstar is adding an essential new offering to its lineup. “Introduction to Ethnography” has been added and has dates starting in September. Ethnography has been a niche market research methodology for decades, but with the recent increase in observational methods overall, its practice is...

Human Skull Discovery Forces Rethink On Modern Man's Migration
2012-08-22 13:37:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A human skull that was recently found in Southeast Asia provides new details in the story of modern man´s migration out of Africa, through Asia, and beyond to the Pacific. While anthropologists have long theorized that humans emerged from Africa and into East and Southeast Asia around 60,000 years ago, there has been a significant lack of fossil evidence to support these claims. The earliest skull fossil evidence in the region had...

50 Years After The Leakeys, Dawn Of Humanity Illuminated In Special Journal Edition
2012-08-21 10:16:51

Wits' scientists are part of the most comprehensive research to come out of Olduvai in East Africa since the early 1980s The first systematic, multidisciplinary results to come out of research conducted on the edge of the Serengeti at the rich palaeoanthropological site in the Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania since that produced by Louis and Mary Leakey's team, have recently been published in a special issue of the prestigious Journal of Human Evolution. Professor Marion Bamford, deputy...

2012-08-15 23:02:30

A Second Oregon European Wax Center Franchise anticipates a successful Grand Opening by giving away Free Body waxing for a week Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 European Wax Center Portland is excited to announce its official Grand Opening on Wednesday, August 22nd. During the week prior, European Wax Center Portland will be inviting all future guests interested in waxing in Portland, OR to try out their waxing services for FREE during Premiere Week. Premiere Week at European Wax Center...

The Evolutionary History Of Humans In Europe
2012-08-15 13:28:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New analytical techniques are changing long-held, simplistic views about the evolutionary history of humans in Europe.  The study, reported in the journal Trends in Genetics, found that many cultural, climatic, and demographic events have shaped genetic variation among modern-day European populations and that the variety of those mechanisms is more diverse than previously thought. Recent advances in paleogenetics, or the study...

Men Seek Out Heavier Women In Stressful Times
2012-08-09 13:51:19

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from England has concluded that men in stressful life situations tend to seek out larger women, despite traditionally seeking younger, thinner females under normal circumstances, writes Nick Crumpton for BBC News. The study found that the group of men exposed to tasks that were designed to put them under pressure gave significantly higher ratings to the normal weight and overweight figures than the non-stressed group did,...


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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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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