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Downed World War II Aircraft Missing for 72 Years Located in Pacific Islands by Project RECOVER

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An American aircraft missing since July 1944 was recently located off Palau by effort to combine advanced oceanographic technology with archival research to locate MIAs and military aircraft.

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Burial Sites Show How Nubians, Egyptians Integrated Communities Thousands of Years Ago

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New bioarchaeological evidence shows that Nubians and Egyptians integrated into a community, and even married, in ancient Sudan, according to new research from a Purdue University anthropologist.

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Political History of Olympics Captured in New Book by Pacific University Professor Jules Boykoff

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Verso Books has published the latest book by Pacific University Politics & Government professor Jules Boykoff, a critically acclaimed scholar in the areas of international sport and its social implications.Now available in bookstores and online, Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics chronicles the modern games, their checkered political history and corresponding impact on both a global and local scale.

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Obama’s Address at Rutgers Commencement Recalls Other Presidential Stops

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Obama’s Address at Rutgers Commencement Recalls Other Presidential Stops

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UCR Expert Available to Speak About the Science Behind Captain America: Civil War

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Scientists Cite Evidence That Mosasaurs Were Warm-Blooded

Mosasaurs – an extinct group of aquatic reptiles that thrived during the Late Cretaceous period – possibly were “endotherms,” or warm-blooded creatures.

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Remembering the Murdered Jews of Europe

Texas Tech University English professor Jill Patterson walked Nazi concentration camps used during World War II to imprison and kill Jews, then returned to Lubbock to work with death row inmates.

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First-of-Its-Kind Global Analysis Indicates Leopards Have Lost Nearly 75 Percent of Their Historic Range

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The leopard (Panthera pardus), one of the world’s most iconic big cats, has lost as much as 75 percent of its historic range. This study represents the first known attempt to produce a comprehensive analysis of leopards’ status across their entire range and all nine subspecies.

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New Interpretation of the Rök Runestone Inscription Changes View of Viking Age

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The Rök Runestone, erected in the late 800s in the Swedish province of Östergötland, is the world's most well-known runestone. Its long inscription has seemed impossible to understand, despite the fact that it is relatively easy to read. A new interpretation of the inscription has now been presented - an interpretation that breaks completely with a century-old interpretative tradition. What has previously been understood as references to heroic feats, kings and wars in fact seems to refer to the monument itself.

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East Asian Art Prof Documents Early Chinese Mosques

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Research by Nancy Steinhardt, chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, shows that mosques, and ultimately Islam, have survived in China because the Chinese architectural system is adaptable.

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McMaster University Ancient Coins Expert Available to Discuss Trove of Roman Coins Unearthed in Spain.

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Building on Shells: UGA Interdisciplinary Study Starts Unraveling Mysteries of Calusa Kingdom

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Centuries before modern countries such as Dubai and China started building islands, native peoples in southwest Florida known as the Calusa were piling shells into massive heaps to construct their own water-bound towns.

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Underwater Archaeology Looks at Atomic Relic of the Cold War

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Recently declassified documents on the USS Independence freely available online in the Journal of Maritime Archaeology.

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Researcher Finds 468-Year-Old Receipts for Renaissance Artist

Alison Stewart, art history professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, uncovers documents showing an Augsburg printer paid the equivalent of $150,000 to Sebald Beham in 1548