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Ancient pottery reveals the first evidence for honey hunting in prehistoric West Africa

(University of Bristol) A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, with colleagues from Goethe University, Frankfurt, has ...
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Indigenous land-use reduced catastrophic wildfires on the Fish Lake Plateau

(University of Utah) Researchers compared lake sediment, tree ring data and archaeological evidence to reconstruct a 1,200 history of fire, ...
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Study cements age and location of hotly debated skull from early human Homo erectus

(American Museum of Natural History) A new study verifies the age and origin of one of the oldest specimens of ...
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Rugs of War

Decades of armed conflict in Afghanistan have transformed the iconography of one of the country’s traditional art forms ...
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Stolen Treasure: The Lost Amber Room of Russia

A sparkling room built for Russian royalty became a mystery after it was stolen by the Nazis during World War ...
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How America’s Aviation Industry Got Its Start Transporting Mail

The U.S. aviation industry got its start in the early 20th century not by transporting people, but by moving America’s ...
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Scientists uncover the last meal of a cretaceous pollinator

(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) A new amber fossil unearthed by researchers from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology ...
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Prehistoric Pacific Coast diets had salmon limits

(Washington State University) Humans cannot live on protein alone - even for the ancient indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest ...
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How America’s Aviation Industry Got Its Start Transporting Mail

The U.S. aviation industry got its start in the early 20th century not by transporting people, but by moving America’s ...
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