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Study Reveals Water Conservation Efforts Of Ancient Cultures
2013-04-10 10:45:53

New research at the ancient Maya site of Medicinal Trail in northwestern Belize led by Jeffrey Brewer, a doctoral student in the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Geography, has revealed how populations in more remote areas built reservoirs to conserve water and turned to nature to purify their water supply.

New Clues To The Mystery Behind The Maya Blue Formula
2013-04-02 12:34:38

The recipe and process for preparing Maya Blue, a highly-resistant pigment used for centuries in Mesoamerica, were lost. Now, a team of chemists from the University of Valencia and the Polythecnic University of Valencia (Spain) have come up with a new hypothesis about how it was prepared.

Teotihuacans Used Make-up To Honor Their Dead After Exhuming Their Body
2013-01-09 14:40:33

In collaboration with the National University of Mexico, a team of Spanish researchers has analyzed for the first time remains of cosmetics in the graves of prehispanic civilizations on the American continent.

2013-01-02 05:02:46

James O’Kon feels that Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs demonstrate how technology is disrupting education. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 31, 2012

2013-01-01 05:00:12

Author James O'Kon spoke to students about what the date December 21, 2012 has to do with the Maya calendar. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012

2012-12-12 05:01:51

One author's quest to write a novella thriller about the Maya calendar and the end of 2012, with the help of a community of readers and agile publishing. New

Doomsday 2012: NASA Debunks The Apocalyptic Prophecies
2012-11-30 10:22:17

Following misinterpretations of the Mayan calendar, doomsday seekers have been busy preparing for a front-row seat for the end of all things.


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