Latest David Lentz Stories
An ancient dam built by the Maya of Central America was discovered during recent excavations, sediment coring and mapping by a team led by the University of Cincinnati at the pre-Columbian city of Tikal.
UC researchers are strongly represented among the hundreds of presentations at the upcoming Society for American Archaeology meeting.
â€œFrom our research we have learned that the Maya were deliberately conserving forest resources,â€ says David Lentz, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Cincinnati and executive director of the Cincinnati Center for Field Studies.
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Florida State University have confirmed evidence of domesticated sunflower in Mexico â€” 4,000 years before what had been previously believed.