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Newswise: Chewing gums reveal the oldest Scandinavian human DNA

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Chewing gums reveal the oldest Scandinavian human DNA

Stockholm University

The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums

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15-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 712658

Modern Economic Theory Explains Prehistoric Mediterranean Societies

Florida State University

A Florida State University professor’s research suggests a theory by famed economist Thomas Piketty on present-day wealth inequality actually explains a lot about how smaller-scale societies in the prehistoric Mediterranean developed.

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9-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Research reveals surprisingly powerful bite of tiny early tetrapod

Article ID: 712646

Research reveals surprisingly powerful bite of tiny early tetrapod

University of Lincoln

Micro-CT scanning of a tiny snake-like fossil discovered in Scotland has shed new light on the elusive creature,

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9-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711986

Mysterious volcanic ash layer from 29,000 years ago traced to volcano in Naples

University of Oxford

Researchers from the University of Oxford have traced the origin of a pre-historic eruption that blanketed the Mediterranean region in ash 29,000 years ago

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26-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Professor of Anthropology Julia A. King Earns St. Mary’s College President’s Trailblazer Award

Article ID: 711808

Professor of Anthropology Julia A. King Earns St. Mary’s College President’s Trailblazer Award

St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary’s College of Maryland President Tuajuanda C. Jordan presented the 2019 President’s Trailblazer Award on Thursday, April 18, to Julia A. King, professor of anthropology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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23-Apr-2019 4:30 PM EDT

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Newswise: Better labor practices could improve archaeological output

Article ID: 711721

Better labor practices could improve archaeological output

Lehigh University

Archaeological excavation has, historically, operated in a very hierarchical structure, according to archaeologist Allison Mickel

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22-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Anthropologists Use Ancient Skeletal Collection to Study Anemia and Frailty

Article ID: 711498

Anthropologists Use Ancient Skeletal Collection to Study Anemia and Frailty

University of La Verne

A team of researchers, including a University of La Verne anthropologist, has developed a new methodology for investigating anemia and other diseases after studying a Portuguese skeletal collection dating back to the 19th and 20th centuries.

Released:
17-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: At last, acknowledging royal women's political power

Article ID: 711436

At last, acknowledging royal women's political power

Santa Fe Institute

Across the globe in a variety of societies, royal women found ways to advance the issues they cared about and advocate for the people important to them as detailed in a recent paper published in the Journal of Archaeological Research.

Released:
16-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711260

Heads in the cloud: Scientists predict internet of thoughts 'within decades'

Frontiers

Imagine a future technology that would provide instant access to the world's knowledge and artificial intelligence, simply by thinking about a specific topic or question. Communications, education, work, and the world as we know it would be transformed.

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12-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Research uncovers Revolutionary War hero's intersex secret

Article ID: 711051

Research uncovers Revolutionary War hero's intersex secret

Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU Bioarchaeologist sworn to secrecy after bone examination reveals Casimir Pulaski might have been a woman

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9-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT

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