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Ancient Aztec Records Reveal Unknown Modern Earthquake Risk
17th October 2019 | nationalgeographic.co.uk | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Scientific examinations of historical accounts suggest that up to 40 percent of Mexico’s population lives along a zone that is more seismically active than suspected.

Early Humans Reached Greek Island 200,000 Years Ago, Changing Picture of Spread From Africa
17th October 2019 | haaretz.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Nobody looked for Neanderthals or early Homo sapiens on islands because it was thought they weren’t seafaring – but back then, the Aegean wasn’t a sea.

Sprawling Ancient Cambodian City Revealed By Jungle-Penetrating Lasers
17th October 2019 | iflscience.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

LiDAR technology in conjunction with ground-based surveys have allowed archaeologists to determine the boundaries of the ancient city of Mahendraparvata dating back more than 1,200 years.

Which US States are Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day?
17th October 2019 | aljazeera.com | Humans

Several US states and cities have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans.

The World’s Oldest Leftovers, Left in Pleistocene Storage Containers
17th October 2019 arstechnica.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Humans have been saving leftovers for at least 200,000 to 400,000 years.

Common Earth Draws on Ancient Wisdom to Save Planet
17th October 2019 gadget.co.za | Earth, Humans

The Commonwealth has launched a regenerative climate change model called Common Earth, which marries the ancient wisdom of indigenous groups with emerging innovations, technologies and scientific approaches.

Medical Cannabis Could be the Key to Stopping a US-Style Opioid Crisis in the UK
14th October 2019 | independent.co.uk | Earth, Humans

In American states where marijuana is legal for medical uses, prescriptions for opioids and anti-depressants have fallen 30 per cent. It’s time our health secretary woke up.

New Evidence Shows How Asteroid Dust Cloud May Have Sparked New Life on Earth 470m Years Ago
14th October 2019 | theguardian.com | Earth, Space, Tech

Isotope found in seabed sediment points to clash of solar bodies near Mars, study suggests.

Ancient Egyptian ‘Industrial Zone’ Uncovered in Luxor’s Valley of the Monkeys
14th October 2019 gizmodo.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

New archaeological discoveries in Luxor highlight a remarkable “industrial zone” in which workers manufactured items for royal tombs.

Ancient European Homes Had ‘Invisible’ Social Complexities, Bones Reveal
14th October 2019 | nationalgeographic.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

DNA and isotopic analysis of people who lived in Germany some 4,000 years ago show unexpected connections across Bronze Age farmsteads.

Website Provides Blueprint for Repatriating Aboriginal Remains
14th October 2019 | smithsonianmag.com | Ancient, Humans

Called “Return, Reconcile, Renew,” the new site offers a virtual space for support and healing.

Laser-Scanning Tech Uncovers Huge Network of Ancient Mayan Farms
14th October 2019 | nbcnews.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech
The findings show how the ancient civilization adapted farming practices in the face of environmental challenges.
The Unique Value of Indigenous Knowledge
14th October 2019 pursuit.unimelb.edu.au | Humans

A university’s core role is knowledge creation, but Australian universities are still missing out on genuine two-way learning with local Indigenous knowledge.

Huge New ‘Shark Toothed’ Dinosaur Found
10th October 2019 | nationalgeographic.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Dating back more than 113 million years, the fossils belong to “one of the most important Thai dinosaurs ever found,” paleontologists say.

Greta Thunberg Heads to Standing Rock to Support Indigenous Activists
10th October 2019 earther.gizmodo.com | Earth, Humans

On Sunday, Greta Thunberg joined Iron Eyes on a panel on the climate crisis hosted by the Lakota People’s Law Project at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota where Iron Eyes lives.

How Differences in the Genetic ‘Instruction Booklet’ Between Humans and Neanderthals Influenced Traits
10th October 2019 phys.org | Ancient, Humans, Tech

A new ability to study changes in the on/off “instructions” for genes helps identify differences that fossils alone cannot tell us.

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