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2 hrs ago | WTLV

Searching for Ribault's shipwrecks

Searching for Ribault's shipwrecks The search is on for what could be the oldest French shipwrecked vessel in the New World.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, St. Augustine, FL, Jacksonville, FL, US National Parks, Canaveral National Seashore

6 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

UT "Body Farm" founder critical of MH17 victim recovery

Forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass says he thinks forensic evidence to identify bodies from Malaysia Flight 17 has already been compromised.


Related Topix: Science, Train Disaster, Knoxville, TN

7 hrs ago | Men's Journal

Six Ways to Get Your Sex Drive Back

For the past four years, Helen Fisher, an anthropologist and author of Anatomy of Love, has been crunching the numbers from a massive sex survey undertaken by the dating site.


Related Topix: Science, Human Sexuality, Online Dating

10 hrs ago | CBS News

Archaeologists excavate colonial battleground in upstate New York

Volunteer Heather Engwer of Lake George examines an artifact during an archaeological field school dig at Lake George Battlefield Park on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Lake George, N.Y. The summer project is focusing on a site that saw heavy military activity during the 18th century, with American, British, French and American Indian forces battling ... (more)


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, New York, Lake George, NY, Adirondack, NY, Fort Edward, NY

13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Sea Level Rise Threatens To Flood Boston's Historic Buildings And Archaeological Sites

Flooding from sea level rise is threatening to wash away many of Boston's historical buildings and archaeological sites, according to WGBH News.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

15 hrs ago | Nottingham Evening Post

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Community archaeologist Emily Gillott with a fragment of medieval pottery found at the Rufford dig, above.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

20 hrs ago | Berwick Advertiser

Americans take on locals in Belford

The annual Bush Tucker Trial was held at the Salmon Inn, Belford on Sunday night between a team of locals and American archaeological students.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England

Yesterday | Lexington Herald-Leader

Archaeological diggers in Woodford search for clues to life of Jack...

The dig is in a remote spot in southern Woodford County; workers walked up a dry creekbed to get there.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Woodford County, KY, Kentucky, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The China Post

Ancient Roman cemetery explored

Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered a cemetery in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome where they believe the variety of tombs found reflects the bustling town's multicultural nature.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Theater, Arts

The Northern Echo

Life before the Saxon Princess uncovered in new Anglo Saxon exhibition

FOLLOWING the overwhelming success of the Saxon Princess exhibition a prequel gallery has opened at Kirkleatham Museum showing how people lived in east Cleveland 5,000 years ago.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

CBC News

Agreement aims to protect North Shore wrecks from looters

The North Shore's underwater archaeological heritage includes more than ships, like this Second World War United States Air Force Catalina float plane that crashed off Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Canada, North America, World News,

Fire Dog Lake

Saturday Archaeology: Digging the Mayans in Stages

A first lesson in rediscovering the Mayan architecture that built their many impressive temples has been that each successive generation took a lesson from the past, literally, and covered the existing structure with another.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Knutsford Guardian

Families can learn about ancient pottery in Goostrey

Ancient Secrets is an opportunity to discover what the old vessels were used for, reconstruct broken pots, and discuss ceramics discovered on the ancient site of Toad Hall and the adjoining Old Medicine House.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Tomb Painting Of Egyptian Priest, Perseneb, Discovered Near Great Pyramid Of Giza

The tomb of Perseneb, a man described by inscriptions as a "priest" and a "steward," was first excavated in 1996, but it wasn't until 2012 that scientists noticed a painting preserved on a wall in the central room, reports Live Science.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, State University, AR, Archaeology, Science

CBC News

Archaeological dig near Walterdale Bridge shows how people lived

Plant seeds, stone flakes and animal bones discovered at the Walterdale Bridge site date back about 1,400 years.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Canada,


Rare medieval linen found during dig

Fragments of rare medieval linen and serpentine marble have been discovered by archaeologists at a dig in Northampton town centre.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science

WFAA-TV Dallas

Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground

Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of a massacre and the location of the era's largest smallpox hospital.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Adirondack, NY, Lake George, NY, Fort Edward, NY

Washington Times

Nonprofit brings attention to 1st American capital

The English settlement of Jamestown, Virginia, may be dubbed America's birthplace, but North America's first colonial capital was actually established four decades earlier - and 400 miles away - in South Carolina.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Beaufort, SC, Archaeology, Science, US Military, US Marine Corps, Parris Island, SC, Education Etc.

Medical News Today

On scientific field studies, sexual harassment and assault are common

A survey of 142 men and 516 women with experience in field studies in anthropology, archaeology, geology and other scientific disciplines reveals that many of them - particularly the younger ones - suffered or witnessed sexual harassment or sexual assault while at work in the field.


Related Topix: Science, University of Illinois Chicago, Skidmore College, Harvard University, Health

Mansfield Chad

Community invited to make history

Budding archaeologists are contributing to a dig in Edwinstowe which its organisers hope will prove people lived in the village in the seventh century.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England


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