Spicy Cuisine Originated in Mexico 1,500 Years Ago
...ican cuisine that we're familiar with today," said Perry, the lead author of the study.
In the course of study, desiccated plant remains from excavations
in Guila Naquitz and Silvia's Cave, two dry rock shelters near Mitla in the Valley of Oaxaca, were studied.
Guila Naquitz is famous for its w...
History of Brain Surgery Now in a 'Grey' Area Following Archeologists Finding
...Georgi Nehrizov claim to have unearthed a skull which appears to date back to the Thracian period which was 4000 years ago. The skull was found during excavations
that were being carried out near the city of Svilengrad in Bulgaria.
Georgi Nehrizov informed the press that the skull, which they dugout dates ...
Discovery Of Human Skeletons Could Unfold Facts About By-Gone Ages
...1950s at the Ahichchatra in Bareilly and subsequently at Hastinapur in Meerut where it was denominated by Prof. B B Lal. Since then, a number of major excavations
of this culture have been conducted and identified.
'Now, these human graves will be sent to the Deccan College, Pune, for further examination by...
Excavations Reveal Clues Of Early Warfare
... bullets and about 120 bigger clay balls were recovered from the site which clearly proved this place was the scene of a full-scale battle.
that were conducted at Hamoukar redefines the understanding as to how civilizations developed in the early years. It was earlier believed that cities ...
CU-Boulder study shows Maya intensively cultivated manioc 1,400 years ago
...600, said CU-Boulder anthropology Professor Payson Sheets, who is directing excavations
at the ancient village of Ceren. The cultivated field of manioc was discov...ng when the volcano erupted, and did not return to their adobe homes, which excavations
showed were void of people and tied shut from the outside. "I think there m...
Fossil teeth of browsing horse found in Panama Canal earthworks
...ree-toed browsing horse, in the May 2009 issue of the Journal of Paleontology .
By far the most complete fossil of a horse collected at the site in excavations
spanning the last century, characteristics such as the shape of the teeth confirm the identity of two earlier finds and indicate that this horse was p...
Researchers find the earliest evidence of domesticated maize
... an archaeologist, joined in the study to find rock shelters or caves where people lived in that region thousands of years ago. His team carried out excavations
in four of the 15 caves and rock shelters visited in the region, but only one of them yielded evidence for the early domestication of maize and squash...
Long-term study of orchard ground cover management systems
...or each GMS treatment. Roots were observed by camera at two or three weekly intervals during the growing seasons of 2002 and 2003, and from whole tree excavations
Minirhizotrons were used to study root emergence, turnover, and depth distribution of apple rootstocks under four groundcover management s...
World's largest snake discovered in fossilized rainforest
... Sixty million years before Jennifer Lopez starred in the film "Anaconda," the world's biggest snake slithered around northern South America. excavations
in Colombia co-organized by Carlos Jaramillo, staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and Jonathan Bloch, curator of ...
University of Leicester archaeologist uncovers evidence of ancient chemical warfare
... an army from the powerful new Sasanian Persian empire. The dramatic story is told entirely from archaeological remains; no ancient text describes it. excavations
during the 1920s-30s, renewed in recent years, have resulted in spectacular and gruesome discoveries.
The Sasanians used the full range of ancient ...
A new dinosaur species, Pachyrhinosaur lakustai, unveiled from Pipestone Creek, Alberta, Canada
...ly known for dinosaur material. It wasn't until the 1970s when Al Lakusta's excavations
and studies in the area led the Royal Tyrrell Museum to begin excavation of...yrrell Museum of Palaeontology, explained the importance of the site. "The excavations
at Pipestone Creek provide us with many rewards. Working on a previously un...
Surviving the revolution, easier than withstanding human use and abuse
...aining their estates and no information on the vegetation was preserved. The creation of the Harlem Ship Canal destroyed one marsh; debris from subway excavations
filled another to create baseball fields in 1938. Later, another marsh became soccer fields.
The Henry Hudson Parkway, which runs though Inwood Hi...
Little teeth suggest big jump in primate timeline
...d have been anthropoid, Kay said.
The report's first author is Sunil Bajpai, an earth scientist at the Indian Institute of Technology who directed excavations
at the Vastan lignite coal mine in western India that unearthed the fossils.
Bajpai's Indian team managed to find and remove the tiny Anthrasimias ...
Closing the gap between fish and land animals
...e Devonian of Latvia cast light on this key phase of the transition.
"Ventastega was first described from fragmentary material in 1994; since then, excavations
have produced lots of new superbly preserved fossils, allowing us to reconstruct the whole head, shoulder girdle and part of the pelvis", says Profes...