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2010-08-04 10:43:37

The thematic study on the Heritage Sites of Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy, prepared within the framework of the International Year of Astronomy 2009, presents an overall vision of astronomical heritage and attempts to identify some of the most outstanding examples that are of significance to everyone.

2010-05-03 07:15:00

LEAWOOD, Kan., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to properly caring for a collection, there's much more involved than simply cleaning off the dust bunnies. Collections are often valuable and need to be documented in the event of possible disaster or theft.

2010-04-21 09:07:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- If recycling, reusing and reducing waste is at the heart of sustainability and "green" environmental practices, then historic preservation is one of the greenest activities that individuals and communities can undertake.

2010-03-31 09:11:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Toura, a pioneer in multi-media mobile tour applications and creator of the Mobile App Producer, announced today that it has secured $1.5 million in seed funding from a group of angel investors.

2010-03-22 09:56:00

International photo exhibition of 77 works chronicles preservation efforts of endangered cultural heritage sites in developing countries. WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meridian International Center and California-based Global Heritage Fund announce the opening of an international photographic exhibition, Preservation by Design: Safeguarding the World's Cultural Heritage on Saturday, March 20, 2010.

2010-02-05 11:01:00

SWANSEA, Wales, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- David Gill, archaeologist, reflects on the corrupting influence of faked antiquities. London's Victoria and Albert Museum has been hosting a short exhibition of Fakes and Forgeries.

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2010-02-02 07:17:52

Researchers excavating an ancient Roman cemetery made a surprising discovery when they extracted ancient mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) from one of the skeletons buried at the site: the 2,000-year-old bones revealed a maternal East Asian ancestry.

2009-10-27 07:25:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New Yorkers and visitors to the city will be the first to experience a new iPhone application that turns the device into a handheld GPS-based tour guide.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.