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Ancient Mayan Dam Uncovered In Central America
2012-07-18 04:41:08

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.

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2011-03-28 09:45:31

UC researchers are strongly represented among the hundreds of presentations at the upcoming Society for American Archaeology meeting.

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2009-07-22 17:25:00

“From our research we have learned that the Maya were deliberately conserving forest resources,” says David Lentz, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Cincinnati and executive director of the Cincinnati Center for Field Studies.

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2008-04-29 11:30:00

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Florida State University have confirmed evidence of domesticated sunflower in Mexico — 4,000 years before what had been previously believed.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.