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Engineer helps poor in developing nations purify drinking water

...porous clay simply filters it out. For the last three years, Craver has been studying the use of the filters by 70 families in San Mateo Ixtatan, a mayan community in Guatemala. "One of our challenges is getting the filters accepted in the communities," Craver said. "Many people we talk to don't rea...

Fertility Focused Acupuncture NW & Associates to Open Clinic in Tacoma

...sociates is excited to bring acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and mayan Abdominal Massage treatments to the Tacoma community. The clinic has year... fertility enhancement, offering acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, mayan abdominal massage and hypnobirthing classes. Locations: Commerce Build...

Taj Mahal, Symbol of Love - New Seven Wonders of the World

...luded: The Great Wall of China, Petra in Jordan, the Statue of Christ Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, the ancient mayan city of Chichn Itz in Mexico and the Colosseum in Rome, besides the Taj. The Great Pyramid of Giza has been included in the list as an Honorar...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...internecine warfare and cannibalism after the trees which provided fuel and timber were all cut down. Prolonged drought wiped out the advanced mayan civilisation at Tikal, in modern-day Mexico, around a thousand years ago. And in the 15th century, the last Viking settlement in Greenland petered out...
Mayan in Biological News

Indigenous peoples at world summit to share climate change observations, coping techniques

...ented climate variations based on observations of bird species, rising water levels, and the loss of traditional medicinal plants; Mexico: Highland mayan milpa farmers have a shortened rain season, unseasonal frost and unusually large daytime temperature changes, forcing them to find alternative sources...

Dry spells spelled trouble in ancient China

...of the Tang Dynasty coincided with a previously identified drought halfway around the world, in Meso-America, which has been linked to the fall of the mayan civilization. The study also showed that the ample summer rains of the Northern Song Dynasty coincided with the beginning of the well-known Medieva...

QUT researcher discovers Maya mask splendor

... Ancient mayan temple builders discovered and used lustrous pigments to make their buildin...nology researcher has discovered. Studying tiny shards of paint from the mayan city of Copan, QUT physical and chemical sciences PhD researcher Rosemary G...

October Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...y preserved soft-bodied biotas in Ontario and Manitoba, Canada; discovery of an arctic lake containing sediments 200,000 years old; effects of ancient mayan deforestation and agriculture on soil erosion in northern Guatemala; a new catalog of episodic tremor and slip for the Cascadia subduction zone; and a...

CU-Boulder team discovers first ancient manioc fields in Americas

...ut 600 A.D., providing a unique window on the everyday lives of prehistoric mayan farmers. The discovery marks the first time manioc cultivation has been...eets and his students. "We have long wondered what else the prehistoric mayan people were growing and eating besides corn and beans, so finding this fiel...

Mayan stingless bee keeping: Going, going, gone?

...ought honey bees (Apis mellifera) to the Americas, mayan bee keepers harvested honey from the log nests of ...ener, as an antibiotic and as an ingredient in the mayan version of mead. The Mayans, like other tropical f...eii is unique in that it was routinely propagated. mayan bee keepers divided existing hives in order to inc...
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