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easter island
2014-12-17 15:40:21

Too bad it doesn't shed any light on how the heck they got those statues there.

Late Meroitic grave
2014-07-18 04:00:15

An international team of researchers has found new evidence that our prehistoric ancestors had a detailed understanding of plants long before the development of agriculture.

Neanderthals Had Knowledge Of Plant Healing Qualities
2012-07-19 11:31:00

A team of researchers has provided the first molecular evidence that Neanderthals not only ate a range of cooked plant foods, but also understood their nutritional and medicinal qualities.

University Of Nevada, Reno Researchers Discover New Research Use For Plaque
2012-05-02 13:47:48

Interdisciplinary work yields new, easier, less destructive way to examine diets of ancient peoples by using dental calculus


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.