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2009-10-07 07:59:30

For 1200 years, the Maya dominated Central America - At their peak around 900 AD, Maya cities teemed with more than 2,000 people per square mile -- comparable to modern Los Angeles County.

2009-09-09 12:24:38

A University of Illinois archaeologist says she will lead a team that will be the first to explore the sacred pools of the southern Mayan lowlands in Belize. Professor Lisa Lucero said she will lead a team of expert divers, a geochemist and an archaeologist in the expedition, funded by the National Geographic Society, to investigate the cultural significance and environmental history and condition of three of the 23 pools of Cara Blanca, in central Belize. The groundwater-filled sinkholes in...

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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.

2009-06-29 10:41:00

TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND INNOVATION LAB RANKED 16 OUT OF 25 COMPANIES PITTSBURGH, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MAYA Design, a leading technology design and innovation lab, is one of America's best companies to work for in small business, according to the Great Place to Work Institute, ranking number 16 out of a total of 25 companies.

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2009-06-16 12:20:00

A University of Colorado at Boulder team has uncovered an ancient and previously unknown Maya agricultural system.

2009-03-24 05:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Maya Entertainment, the Latino-owned film entertainment company that brought "How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer" to the big screen, is teaming up with Blockbuster Inc., a leading global provider of in-home movie and game entertainment, to support the growing Latino filmmaking industry in the U.S.

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2009-03-14 14:15:00

Archaeologists have unearthed stucco panels carved with images of cosmic gods, monsters and serpents in the northern jungles of Guatemala.

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2009-03-12 11:31:49

Archeologists in Guatemala's northern jungle have uncovered carved stucco panels from the Mayan civilization that depict cosmic monsters, gods and serpents that are the oldest known depictions of a famous Mayan creation myth.

2009-01-07 04:30:00

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new young adult novels from WestSide Books blend coming-of-age stories with historical fiction to shed new light on race relations and young people's experiences in mid-twentieth century America.

2008-11-13 09:00:24

Maya Gold & Silver Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MYA) is pleased to announce Guy Goulet nomination as President of the company. In 1986, Guy Goulet graduated with an engineering degree in geology from l'Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal. Mr.


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