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Traditional Aboriginal healers should work alongside doctors to help close the gap
5th June 2018 theconversation.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth, Humans

Aboriginal healing practices involve mindfulness and attention to relationships with all living things, as well as seeking the advice and treatments of traditional healers.

The art of healing: five medicinal plants used by Aboriginal Australians
5th June 2018 theconversation.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

People have lived in Australia for at least 65,000 years. In all those generations the land provided original Australians with everything they needed for a healthy life.

This 4,000-Year-Old Jar Contains Italy’s Oldest Olive Oil
5th June 2018 | smithsonianmag.com | Ancient, Humans

Traces of oleic and linoleic acid found on a central Italy jar pushes the timeline of the substance in the region back an estimated 700 years.

The Art of Creating Replicas of Ice Age Cave Paintings
5th June 2018 hyperallergic.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

The idea that art is an expression valued for originality is put to the test with the study and replication of caves painted during the Pleistocene.

The social robot that could help save indigenous languages
4th June 2018 | smh.com.au | Ancient, Humans

Researchers are in a race against time to preserve or revive indigenous languages, only 140 of which out of more than 300 are still spoken today.

Old Maori village discovered by Otago archaeologists
4th June 2018 | heritagedaily.com | Ancient, Humans

Among the findings in the 2.5 metre-deep excavation were moa bones and other food items, fish hooks manufactured of moa bone and stone tools made of obsidian and chert.

Small asteroid zipped through Earth’s atmosphere Saturday
4th June 2018 earthsky.org | Earth, Space

The IAU has confirmed that the asteroid originally designated ZLAF9B2 – now called 2018 LA – disintegrated at a height of 30 miles (50 km) over South Africa on Saturday.

Hats on for Easter Island statues
4th June 2018 | sciencecodex.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

How do you put a 13-ton hat on a giant statue? That’s what researchers are trying to figure out with their study of Easter Island statues and the red hats that sit atop some of them.

A New Study Could Explain Away Some Evidence for Planet Nine
4th June 2018 | popularmechanics.com | Space

A new model provides an explanation for the bizarre orbits of distant objects in the solar system that doesn’t require influences from a massive ninth planet.

The days are getting longer – but very, very slowly
4th June 2018 | theguardian.com | Space

As the moon pulls away from the Earth, our planet’s rotation is slowing, making our days 1/75,000 second longer each year.

Ancient poo reveals extinct dogs crunched big bones
3rd June 2018 | nature.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Fossil poo shows that dogs with a ferocious bite roamed North America 5 million years ago, crushing the skeletons of their prey in massive, muscular jaws.

How Native Civilizations Innovated to Conquer the Wilderness
3rd June 2018 | smithsonianmag.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

A new activity center at the American Indian Museum in NYC sheds light on the original know-how of the Americas.

Naked-Eye Asteroid and More Can’t-Miss Sky Events in June
3rd June 2018 news.nationalgeographic.com | Space

Planetary pairings, a super-bright asteroid, and the astronomical start of a new season offer plenty of reasons to look up this month.

And two became one: ancient American lineages reunited to head south
1st June 2018 cosmosmagazine.com | Ancient, Humans

Analyses of 91 ancient genomes recovered from human remains at sites in California and Canada provide evidence that the first peoples separated into two populations between 18,000 and 15,000 years ago.

The making of a human population uncovered through ancient Icelandic genomes
1st June 2018 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

Contemporary Icelanders have diverged from their ancestors in Scandinavia and the British and Irish Isles, while the Viking age settlers are effectively indistinguishable from modern representatives of these source populations.

 

This ‘Hawk Mummy’ Was Actually Human
1st June 2018 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

The 2,100-year-old mummified remains actually belong to a stillborn boy who suffered from anencephaly, a rare condition in which part of the brain and skull fails to develop.

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