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The History of Modern Medication + Giveaway!

Published on August 29th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Though much of our modern medicine stems from ancient Greece, fossil records show that humans have been using plants as medicine for at least 60,000 years. It’s a trend that continues to this day, when plants ... Read More


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Two Maya cities found in the Yucatan

Published on August 29th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of two Maya cities have been found in the Yucatan jungle. A monster mouth doorway, ruined pyramid temples and palace remains emerged from the Mexican jungle as archaeologists unearthed two ancient Mayan cities. Found ... Read More


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King Richard III’s diet revealed

Published on August 28th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

An analysis of Richard III’s remains have revealed the monarch dined on expensive wildfowl, fresh fish, and drank plenty of wine. The analysis of Richard’s rib bone showed that there was a significant shift in the ... Read More


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Neolithic grave found in Cyprus

Published on August 28th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A Neolithic grave found in Cyprus may be one of the earlier burials on the island. The burial, excavated by Drs Xenia-Paula Kyriakou and Paul Croft, was found in a tightly flexed position, in a grave ... Read More


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Drinkable 200-year-old alcohol found in shipwreck

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A 200-year-old bottle recovered from a Baltic Sea shipwreck contains alcohol…that’s still drinkable! At the beginning of July, researchers submitted the bottle and its contents for testing to the J.S. Hamilton chemical laboratory in Gdynia, Poland, ... Read More


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Egyptian mummification is 1,500 years older than thought

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New research suggests that Egyptians were mummifying their dead 1,500 years earlier than previously thought. Scientific evidence for the early use of resins in artificial mummification has, until now, been limited to isolated occurrences during the ... Read More


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Unique pyramid tomb found in Japan

Published on August 26th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A 6th-century A.D. tomb believed to have been shaped lie a step pyramid has been found in Japan’s Nara Prefecture. Archaeologists believe that a tomb built in the late sixth century in central Japan may have ... Read More


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Ancient battlefield found in Wales

Published on August 26th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

An ancient Neolithic battlefield containing tools and weapons has been found in Cardiff, Wales. Archaeologists hoping to discover Roman and Iron Age finds at a Welsh hillfort were shocked to unearth pottery and arrowheads predating their ... Read More


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