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Caltrans prepares to shift Highway 1 at Gleason Beach

Spurred by the rapidly retreating coastline north of Bodega Bay, Caltrans is laying plans to reconstruct a nearly mile-long stretch of Highway 1, moving the roadway safely inland from the crumbling edge of the continent and raising it beyond the reach of the rising sea.

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Related Topix: Bodega Bay, CA, Anthropology, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Loggers find face in a tree

A face carved into a tree trunk was discovered by forestry workers in a remote location up Toba Inlet.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Hispanic Business

Navy's Underwater Archaeologists Dive Headfirst into Naval History

But when the team from the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command eased the cork out of it, the air that came out was nearly 200 years old, perhaps created by the organic material it had stored on the sloop-rigged floating battery Scorpion before it was scuttled , doesn't always get to work in such rarified air, but ... (more)

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, US News, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Salisbury Journal

a Rare Roman mosaic is being installed at the new Wessex Gallery of Archaeology at Salisbury Museum.

The intricately patterned mosaic was uncovered in the late 1950s on a new housing development in Moot Close, Downton.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Anthropology, Science

New Haven Independent

Yale Faces New Claims Of Stolen Artifacts

A year and a half after Yale returned the last of hundreds of Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru, the Yale Peabody Museum faces a new charge of cultural theft - this time about two carvings from a native Alaskan tribe.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Science, Anthropology

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One of the men credited with finding the Confederate submarine, The Hunley, is adding another major underwater search to his resume.

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How Stuff Works

Mysterious Siberian Mummies: Photos

This is one of the three copper masked infant male mummies found at the site. Each mummy was bound in four or five copper hoops two inches wide.

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IcNorthWales

Anglesey: Mysterious artefact discovered at Neolithic tomb

The discovery of a mysterious copper artefact at a Neolithic tomb on Anglesey could help to answer one of archaeology's burning questions.

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Related Topix: Anglesey County, Wales, Science, Anthropology, Tayside County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

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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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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