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Most Complete Ancient Skeleton From New World Sheds New Light On Human Migration
2014-05-16 07:33:27

An international team of scientists have uncovered the most genetically complete human skeleton from the New World yet, dating back more than 12,000 years.

2012-07-11 13:34:05

Scientists have found that Native American populations — from Canada to the southern tip of Chile — arose from at least three migrations, with the majority descended entirely from a single group of First American migrants that crossed over through Beringia, a land bridge between Asia and America that existed during the ice ages, more than 15,000 years ago.

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2011-03-25 06:10:00

Scientists have uncovered ancient stone tools and thousands of other artifacts dating back 15,500 years at an archaeological dig in Texas, suggesting that humans settled the continent 2,500 years earlier than previously believed.

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2011-03-05 11:12:13

Evidence for a diversified sea-based economy among North American inhabitants is emerging from three sites on California's Channel Islands.

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2010-09-30 07:57:57

New research challenges the controversial theory that an ancient comet impact devastated the Clovis people, one of the earliest known cultures to inhabit North America.

2010-04-12 11:25:00

Study suggests that Ice Age climate change did not pose significant challenges to first Americans.

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2008-03-17 16:53:34

Scientists, including University of Oregon archaeologist Jon Erlandson, cite radiocarbon dating of bones at coastal archaeological sites


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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