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Biologists find weird cave life that may be 50,000 years old

BOSTON (AP) — In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. 577 more words

National

In West Bank, Israeli And Palestinian Archaeologists Both Lay Claim To Heritage - DANIEL ESTRIN February 16, 20174:41 AM ET

If history is a matter of dispute in the Middle East, so too is some of the archaeology underway to document and preserve remnants of that history. 261 more words

Point Of Interest

Archaeologists discover new Dead Sea Scrolls cave

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

JERUSALEM: Archaeologists have uncovered a new cave that once housed Dead Sea Scrolls, in a discovery described as one of the “most important” in 60 years. 346 more words

Current Affairs

Forgotten Memory Boxes

Forgotten Memory Boxes

They are only voices now

Snap shots of a life, vague.

And yet somehow still plausible,

still unequivocally meaningful, if

temporarily forgotten may. 345 more words

Another Day Someday

5,000 year-old 'calendar stone' discovered in Sicily

 

The 5,000 year-old holed stone recently discovered in Sicily. It is thought that the sun would shine through the man-made hole and mark the winter solstice… 84 more words

Ancient Sites

Eight thousand year-old figurines discovered in Turkey

 

Figurines found by Polish archaeologists in Turkey. Image credit Jason Quinlan

 

Science & Scholarship in Poland have reported on the discovery by Polish archaeologists of two unique eight thousand year-old figurines in Turkey – 141 more words

Archaeology