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S.K. Wloka
Anthropology, Archeology, Egyptology, Geology
Anthropology, Archeology, Egyptology, Geology
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Fungi feed on daguerreotypes, putting delicate art form at risk 

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Archaeologists and chemists trace ancient British diets

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Egypt dig unearths 3,600-year-old mummy
A sarcophagus with a mummy inside that dates back to 1600 B.C. has been unearthed in the ancient Egyptian city of Luxor

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Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
"Archaeologists know that people were using domesticated bottle gourds in the Americas as early as 10,000 years ago. But how did the plant make the jump from its original home in Africa to the New World with an ocean in the way? A new study overturns previous evidence pointing to a human-assisted land migration and concludes that the bottle gourd floated across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas on its own."

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Pagan temple remains unearthed under Milan Cathedral 

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How to Save Your Scroll

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300,000-year-old hearth found

See paper: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440313004068

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Ancient Plague's DNA Revived From A 1,500-Year-Old Tooth
Scientists have reconstructed the genetic code of a deadly strain of bacteria that caused one of the most deadly pandemics in history nearly 1,500 years ago.

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Scholars Discover New Poems from Ancient Greek Poetess Sappho
Only a few poems of the Greek poetess Sappho’s work have survived but thanks to a leading scholar’s investigation two new works have just been recovered—and gives experts hope to find more.

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Rainforests in Far East shaped by humans for the last 11,000 years
New research from Queen’s University Belfast shows that the tropical forests of South East Asia have been shaped by humans for the last 11,000 years.
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