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Ancient Sabertooth Cats May Have Used Their Jaws Like a Can-Opener

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Sabertooth cats (e.g., Smilodon fatalis) have long inspired the imagination of paleontologists and the public alike. With their powerful forelimbs and enormous upper canines, these now-extinct cats were formidable predators that thrived for millions of years. But how did they kill their prey?

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Excavation Exposes Roman Imperial Outpost at Its Bitter End

William Aylward, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of classics, recently completed a synthesis of the epic archaeological rescue excavation of Zeugma before its inundation beneath the waters of a reservoir. “Excavations at Zeugma,” the three-volume work edited by Aylward, gathers the descriptions and interpretations of nearly 30 scholars involved in either the rescue work or the decade-long analysis of the objects and buildings unearthed at the city.

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With National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Friday, Texas Tech Alumnus Shares Amazing Story of Survival of Kempei Tai Prison in New Book

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Ground Troops Are Key to Wartime Success, Says S&T Historian

Air strikes never fully succeed in winning a war, says military historian John C. McManus, a professor of history and political science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. He says American troops on the ground have proven throughout recent history to be the crucial difference between victory and defeat.

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O Say Can You See: FSU Expert Available to Comment on 200th Anniversary of ‘the Star-Spangled Banner’

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Cornell History Professor Calls President's Speech High on Rhetoric Low on Action

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian invites the public to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15) through a series of vibrant performances, lectures, family activities and exhibitions at various museums around the Institution. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.

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Ninety-Four Years Ago Today Women Won the Right to Vote; Newly Discovered Letters Will Help Show How

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On Aug. 26, 1920, with the formal adoption of the 19th Amendment, women won the right to vote. Now, a newly discovered collection of Susan B. Anthony letters will help show how.

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The Oldest Metal Object Found to Date in the Middle East

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A copper awl, the oldest metal object found to date in the Middle East, was discovered during the excavations at Tel Tsaf.

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#UIC AA History & Civil Rights Expert Available to Discuss the Historical & Social Justice Significance of #Ferguson

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