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'carpet of tools'
2015-03-14 09:23:36

A new intensive survey of the Messak Settafet escarpment, a massive outcrop of sandstone in the middle of the Saharan desert, has shown that stone tools occur "ubiquitously" across the entire landscape: averaging 75 artefacts per square metre, or 75 million per square kilometer.

2015-03-13 23:02:40

Market Publishers Ltd informs that new in-demand research reports prepared by QYResearch Reports have been recenty uploaded to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB)

2015-02-17 23:08:12

2015 Deep Research Report on Global Fucoxanthin Industry research report has been added to DeepResearchReports.com database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 17,

2015-01-20 20:20:31

49% believe they are overweight, and 50% are trying to lose weight. NEW YORK, Jan.

ancient greek civilization
2015-01-06 15:01:43

American scientists have taken another look at the site of Bronze Age Greek village to see if they can add detail to, or even challenge, what we previously assumed about an ancient civilization.

2014-12-22 12:28:09

KLAGENFURT, Austria, December 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cross reference: Picture is available at epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and http://www.presseportal.de/pm/105483

mastering fire
2014-12-15 11:26:47

The ability to start and control a fire is probably the most important technological development in human history and a new study has found that our ancestors probably started mastering fire around 350,000 years ago.

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2014-12-15 09:22:17

Smart agricultural practices and an extensive grain-trade network enabled the Romans to thrive in the water-limited environment of the Mediterranean, a new study shows.

2014-11-25 23:01:04

Following yesterday’s grand jury decision not to criminally indict Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, American Anthropological

2014-10-16 12:21:13

Solidifies its leadership position across four distinct engineering service segments in Zinnov's 2014 ratings for fourth consecutive year CHICAGO, Oct.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.