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Human remains found under tram route

Archaeologists believe the bones are linked to nearby Cross Street Chapel and may have been buried about 200 years ago.

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5 hrs ago | Bread and circuses

Archaeology and journalism

I have intended to write on the topic of archaeology and journalism for far too long and inevitably, or perhaps more accurately because there was no immediate deadline, it has never materialised.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Science Daily

Oldest metal object found to date in Middle East

A copper awl, the oldest metal object found to date in the Middle East, has been discovered during the excavations at Tel Tsaf.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

ARCHEOLOGICAL survey work has started on land at Chesterton earmarked for a 2,500 home development.

The land behind Somerford Road in Cirencester has become a hive of activity as workers begin digging trenches for an investigation, prompting one worried resident to contact the Standard, voicing concerns about nearby badger sets.

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

KTOO-TV Juneau

An archaeologist's field guide to coffee cans

The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day of working the tailings pile.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Fairbanks, AK

Berkshire Eagle

Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.

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SFGate

Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Greece, World News, Weird

KAUZ

Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding

Lake County Record-Bee

Greek mound excavators: No tours please, too busy

Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Greece, World News

Korea Herald

Researchers come across trove of Buddhist artifacts

South Korean researchers said Thursday they have uncovered dozens of artifacts used in Buddhist ceremonies nearly a millennium ago, as they begin to unravel the mystery behind an ancient shrine where they were discovered.

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CNET News.com

Lego female-scientist minifigs rock their own Twitter account

Followers are flocking to the Lego Academics on Twitter to watch the toy scientists tackle the amusing everyday challenges of academia.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Science, Paleontology, Anthropology, Dinosaur

Wed Aug 20, 2014

EKathimerini

Sphinxes at burial site at Ancient Amphipolis revealed

State archaeologists on Wednesday continued their painstaking work at the site of Ancient Amphipolis, in central Macedonia, removing large stones from the entrance to a huge tomb there and revealing two headless sphinxes believed to have been placed there to guard the massive burial site.

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Medical Daily

Closer To Treatment For Deadly Disease Tuberculosis: Scientists Discover Biomarker

Scientists have found a key protein that can protect people from the highly contagious and life-threatening lung disease tuberculosis, leading medicine closer to finding new treatment strategies, which may be in the form of a vitamin D supplement.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Medicine, Dermatology, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Anthropology, Science

Live Science

Real Paleo Diet: Ancient Humans Ate Snails

Archaeologists recently uncovered evidence of a fireplace and snail shells with evidence of burning in a rock shelter in Spain.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition

Daily Reporter

Neanderthals and humans had 'ample time' to mix

Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.

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The Escapist

Siberian Elders Vote to Bury Ice Mummy to Ward Off Earthquakes, Floods

The Siberian Ice Maiden, also known as the Princess of Ukok, Altay Princess or Ochi-Bala, is to be put back in her tomb thanks to a campaign by Altay Region spiritual leaders and elders, who are worried that as long as she stays in the hands of scientists the gate to the underworld will remain open.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Historian: Location of 1614 Dutch fort pinpointed

A historian who found the buried remnants of a Dutch Colonial fort in Albany 45 years ago says he has pinpointed the location of an earlier fortification.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Lost French fleet of 1565 remains a mystery after divers spend weeks looking off Florida coast

The Roper, a research vessel set up for maritime archaeology, has been home to crews from the St. Augustine Lighthouse Museum searching for the lost French fleet of Jean Ribault, believed to have sunk off the coast of Canaveral National Seashore in 1565.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, US National Parks, Canaveral National Seashore, Jacksonville, FL

Archaeology

Roman Gold Coin Discovered in Sweden

For three years archaeologists have been digging at a site on the island of A-land looking for evidence of the Migration Period of Scandinavian history, between A.D. 400 to 550.

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Verde Independent

Verde Valley Archaeology Center receives conservation qualification

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Sedona, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, University of Arizona, University of Delaware

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