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Newswise: Archaeological Evidence Verifies Long-Doubted Medieval Historical Accounts of First Crusade Conquest

Article ID: 716242

Archaeological Evidence Verifies Long-Doubted Medieval Historical Accounts of First Crusade Conquest

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte-led archaeological dig on Jerusalem’s Mount Zion has been going on for over a decade. This year's findings confirm previously unverified details from nearly thousand-year-old historical accounts of the First Crusade.

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23-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Forces Behind Growing Political Polarization in Congress Revealed in New Model

Article ID: 715936

Forces Behind Growing Political Polarization in Congress Revealed in New Model

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

For much of the 20th century, political polarization within the United States House of Representatives tended to decrease over the course of a two-year term. But starting in the mid-1980s, that trend reversed, and in recent decades, polarization has been more likely to grow.

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17-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Anniversary Event Highlights First Moon Landing, Future of Space Missions

Article ID: 715785

Anniversary Event Highlights First Moon Landing, Future of Space Missions

Stony Brook University

On July 20 at the Avram Theater at Stony Brook Southampton, Stony Brook University planetary scientist, Timothy Glotch, engineers who worked on the first lunar module, and a producer of the new documentary film “Apollo 11” will come together to discuss the historic event of the first Moon landing.

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12-Jul-2019 4:30 PM EDT

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Article ID: 713940

Augustana University Professor’s Research Leads to Surprising Mating Decision in Butterfly Species

Augustana University, South Dakota

The males of one species of butterfly are more attracted to females that are active, not necessarily what they look like, according to a recent research conducted at Augustana University.The paper, “Behaviour before beauty: Signal weighting during mate selection in the butterfly Papilio polytes,” found that males of the species noticed the activity levels of potential female mates, not their markings.

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8-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Ancient Saharan Seaway Illustrates How Earth’s Climate and Creatures Can Undergo Extreme Change
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Article ID: 715267

Ancient Saharan Seaway Illustrates How Earth’s Climate and Creatures Can Undergo Extreme Change

Stony Brook University

A new paper to be published in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History integrates 20 years of research that describes the ancient Trans-Saharan Seaway of Africa and contains the first reconstructions of extinct aquatic species in their habitats along the seaway.

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2-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715260

Newly-discovered 1,600-year-old mosaic sheds light on ancient Judaism

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For nine years running, Carolina professor Jodi Magness has led a team of research specialists and students to the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel's Lower Galilee

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2-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 715076

Hayhoe Named to National Museum of Natural History Advisory Board

Texas Tech University

The Texas Tech professor is the co-director of the Climate Center.

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27-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 714831

Woodstock really was a free-wheeling festival, new archeological research shows

Binghamton University, State University of New York

The Woodstock Music Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer, and new archaeological research from Binghamton University, State University of New York shows that the iconic event took on a life of its own.

Released:
24-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Smithsonian’s Sidedoor Podcast Returns for Season Four

Article ID: 714469

Smithsonian’s Sidedoor Podcast Returns for Season Four

Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian’s Sidedoor has returned with new episodes and a new host. Now in its fourth season, the podcast invites listeners to step behind the curtain into a fascinating world of Smithsonian stories.

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17-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities


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