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Native Americans May Have Originated From Siberia
2013-11-21 04:43:08

Researchers sequencing the genome of the 24,000-year-old skeletal remains of a young Siberian boy have discovered that DNA from his gene pool could be responsible for over one-third of the ancestry of all modern Native Americans, according to a study appearing in the journal Nature.

Ancient Chinese Coin Discovery Indicates Early Trade With East Africa
2013-03-14 06:30:58

A joint expedition of researchers from The Field Museum and the University of Illinois at Chicago has discovered a 600-year-old Chinese coin on the Kenyan island of Manda, leading to evidence that trade occurred between the two cultures long before European influence.

2012-06-04 17:55:37

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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.