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27 May 2014 12:03 PM Schoolchildren Discover 7,000-year-old Mummy in Chile

A group of school children on an archaeology field trip have discovered a complete 7,000-year-old mummy on a beach in Northern Chile. According to La Tercera newspaper, 17 school children aged between 10 and 13 were sent to the El Laucho beach in the foothills of Morro de Arica, near the Peruvian border, to investigate a landslide caused by the 8.2-magnitude 22

10 April 2014 5:03 PM Drone Images Reveal Buried Ancient Village in New Mexico

Thermal images captured by an small drone allowed archaeologists to peer under the surface of the New Mexican desert floor, revealing never-before-seen structures in an ancient Native American settlement. Called Blue J, this 1,000-year-old village was first identified by archaeologists in the 1970s. It sits about 43 miles (70 kilometers) south of the famed 142

09 April 2014 4:03 PM Chris Hadfield talks space dreams, the environment at Dalhousie University

Hundreds of students at Dalhousie University blasted off into space, dealt with an ammonia leak on a space station, and crashed back down to earth in the span of an hour on Monday. Chris Hadfield - decorated Canadian astronaut, former commander of the International Space Station and internet sensation - gave a speech called "The Sky is Not the Limit" 78

25 February 2014 9:38 AM Climate change will cause more storm damage in SA: Wits

Two scientists from Wits University have published a paper in the International Journal of Climatology which says that South Africa may be at increased risk of tropical storm damage over the next 40 years. Jennifer Fitchett and Prof Stefan Grab, from the Wits School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Science (GEAS) studied storm activity in the south-west 49

21 February 2014 3:19 PM Silver hoop earrings found among ancient treasure in Biblical city

A jug containing silver earrings and ingots has been discovered at the ancient biblical city of Abel Beth Maacah in Israel. Found to the north of a massive structure that may be a tower, the jug and its treasure appear to date back to about 3,200 years ago, long before minted coins were invented, archaeologists said. Curiously, they found no sign that the treasure 50

10 February 2014 11:55 AM FEATURE-Mysterious Greek god held in Gazan detention

Source: Reuters - Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:52 AM GAZA, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Lost for centuries, a rare bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo has mysteriously resurfaced in the Gaza Strip, only to be seized by police and vanish almost immediately from view. Word of the remarkable find has caught the imagination of the world of archaeology, but the police cannot 93

07 January 2014 7:08 AM How a hunch led to a stunning claim on Buddha birth date

Two archaeologists had a hunch that the Buddha’s birthplace in southern Nepal held secrets that could transform how the world understood the emergence and spread of Buddhism. Their pursuit would eventually see them excavate the sacred site of Lumbini as monks prayed nearby, leading to the stunning claim that the Buddha was born in the sixth century BC, two centuries 130