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Reconstructing history - One log at a time

Jesse Francis surveys a log being used in the building of the middle cabin of the Zumwalt's Fort reconstruction, while UMSL graduate student Marie Morgan prepares to hit the log with a sledgehammer.

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Related Topix: O'Fallon, MO, Anthropology, Science, St Louis County, MO

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canada NewsWire

Unveiling of the Traces: Listening to Remnants Exhibition

This new permanent exhibition featuring more than 100 artifacts from the Battlefields Park archaeological collection shines a spotlight on how civilian and military life has changed over more than two centuries of history.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

WTLV

UF digs history and tourism for St. Augustine

The University of Florida is hoping the millions of tourists who visit the Sunshine State each year will see more than the theme parks.

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Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, University of Florida, Anthropology, Science

Free Republic

Medieval Siberian mummies baffle archaeologists

Academics restart work to unlock secrets of mystery medieval civilization with links to Persia on edge of the Siberian Arctic.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science

National Geographic

Severe Scurvy Struck Christopher Columbus's Crew

In this illustration, Christopher Columbus and his crew land at the island that he named San Salvador, in the modern-day Bahamas.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Vitamin C, Supplement

Examiner.com

Bulgarian State Agency of National Security in a ludicrous gold affair: Dubene

According to the website of Bulgarian State Agency of National Security , "it is a specialized body for counterintelligence and security and its chief responsibility is to detect, prevent and neutralize the threats to the Bulgarian national security".

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Bulgaria, World News, Salt Lake City, UT

Examiner.com

Join a Camp Asylum dig site tour on April 18 and 25

Join Dr. Chester DePratter and his team from the South Carolina Institute for Archaeology and Anthropology for a tour of the Camp Asylum archaeological dig site on the Bull Street campus.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Columbia, SC

Live Science

Chilean Mummies Reveal Signs of Arsenic Poisoning

As expected, the team detected arsenic in the mummy's hair and in the soil. They also discovered skin conditions indicative of arsenic poisoning.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology, UC Los Angeles

The Record-Courier

Archaeologist Christine Bowen shows an area where workers removed graffiti on Friday.

Dr. Bryan Hockett, lead archaeologist for the state Bureau of Land Management, discussed the cleanup at Hidden Cave east of Fallon.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

The Peninsula

UCL Qatar conducts Gulf's first maritime archaeology co...

DOHA: Students from Qatar and Gulf region learned principles and practices of maritime archaeology here at the first accredited course ever held in this region.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Qatar Travel, Travel, World News, Qatar, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Oman

Buteman Today

Time running out to see Homeland exhibition in Rothesay

'Homeland Argyll and Bute' shows off the results of a project of the same name undertaken on Bute and Islay by Archaeology Scotland and Paul Duffy of Bute firm Brandanii Archaeology and Heritage.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Science, Anthropology

Live Science

What is Anthropology?

Anthropologists study human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, the biology and behavior of primates, and even our own buying habits.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Stanford University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Researchers Say Mesa Verde National Park's Far View Reservoir Wasn't For Water

Was "Mummy Lake," now known as Far View Reservoir, really an ancient Anasazi reservoir? Not according to new research, which claims the 12-foot deep circular brick structure at Mesa Verde National Park instead was created for ceremonial purposes.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Mesa Verde National Park, Science, Anthropology

The Daily Advertiser

Acadian history should be unearthed before it is too late to find it

Blackpot has become one of my favorite music and culture events in Acadiana, and coming back this year to cover the festival and its variety of sights and sounds was great.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Anthropology, Science, St. Martinville, LA, New Iberia, LA, Broussard, LA, Opinion

WGBH

Did Neanderthals Make Music?

Music has been called the universal language and noted as one of the things that make humans distinct.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

ETaiwanNews.com

Bulgarian police give antiquities to museum

Bulgarian police have handed the remnants of three ancient necklaces to the country's most important museum after seizing the artifacts from smugglers who looted them from archaeological sites.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

NorthJersey.com

Archaeological digs just a piece of Montclair's historical puzzle

Students sift through soil, looking for artifacts to help tell the story of Montclair's history.Professor Chris Matthews of Montclair State University led the dig for the "Archaeology in Montclair" course he teaches.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Passaic County, NJ, Bloomfield, NJ

Examiner.com

The history of slavery in the Atlantic and the Caribbean is uncovered bit by bit

The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced that they will provide a three-year grant to enable archaeologists at Monticello - the home of Thomas Jefferson, near Charlottesville, Virginia - to collaborate with the home of Andrew Jackson, called The Hermitage , near Nashville, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Charlottesville, VA, Non-Profit

CBS Local

Archaeology Breaks Ground For New Job Opportunities In LA

Over the next eight years, those who study human life, history and culture are expected to unearth a cornucopia of vocational opportunities.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Marymount University, Loyola Marymount University, Plant Biology, Biology, Santa Clara University

The Huffington Post

Massive Mammoth Skeleton Removed From Coal Mine In Siberia

Serbian archaeologists on Friday used heavy machinery to move a female mammoth skeleton - believed to be one million years old - from an open mine pit where it was unearthed nearly five years ago.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Serbia, World News

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