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2011-12-27 08:44:39

The recent discovery of a pendant at the Irikaitz archaeological site in Zestoa (in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa) has given rise to intense debate: it may be as old as 25,000 years, which would make it the oldest found to date at open-air excavations throughout the whole of the Iberian Peninsula. This stone is nine centimeters long and has a hole for hanging it from the neck although it would seem that, apart from being adornment, it was used to sharpen tools. The discovery has had great...

2011-11-16 08:00:00

aecKnowledge and the AIA California Council (AIACC) release the first three keynote lectures in a series of eight filmed at the 2011 Monterey Design Conference held at the historic Asilomar Conference Grounds. For the first time ever, keynote lectures from the renowned event will be made available as online, video continuing education courses that will be available for AIA/CES learning units at http://www.aecKnowledge.com. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 aecKnowledge and the...

2011-07-08 14:19:02

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are organic compounds that can be highly contaminant. They are found, amongst other places, in soils occupied by metallurgical or pharmaceutical industries and in waters polluted by ships' fuel. Chemist Dani Zuazagoitia has proposed simple techniques for analysing the impact of PAHs on a number of media, based on headspace solid phase microextraction (HS-SPME). He drew up the methodology, prepared it for the pertinent circumstances and applied it in the...