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A multimedia guide is being created so that viewers will be able to virtually visit the vast underground realms of Beit Lehi, the lost city of Ancient Israel.
First Nations peoples have rights and a moral obligation to care for water under their law and customs. Yet surprisingly to Hooper and other Indigenous activists in the region their cultural needs were not considered in water flow plans.
Climate change may have played a more important role in the extinction of Neanderthals than previously believed, according to a new study.
Researchers found that cold periods coincided with an apparent disappearance of our evolutionary cousins in different parts of the continent, followed by the appearance of our species, Homo sapiens.
The ancient tracks at Engare Sero have stood the test of time, but they won’t last if left exposed to the elements.
Five scientists were part of an international team that took animal fat residue from ceramic pots used by residents of the ancient Neolithic city of Çatalhöyük in southern Turkey.
Researchers are proposing to add a new arrow to our planetary-defense quiver: steering small, benign near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) into big and hazardous ones, in a dramatic, high-stakes game of cosmic billiards.
By studying water-rich meteorites on Earth, Museum scientist Helena Bates is working out where in the solar system the meteorites – and the water they contain – originated from.
In a new study researchers provide experimental evidence for previously unknown abrupt changes in proton (H+) transfer kinetics in water at 3.98 degrees Celsius.
It took an international group of researchers 13 years to crack the code and their efforts are already bearing fruit—one study has pinned down the genes responsible for wheat allergies and sensitivity.
Earth has a habit of picking up, and later discarding, small companions called “minimoons,” and these tiny objects could help scientists solve the mysteries of asteroids.
This will be Ohio’s first World Heritage Site, joining 1,000 others around the world, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Wall of China and Stonehenge.
Cahokia was the largest prehistoric American Indian settlement north of Mexico. It’s known as “America’s first city,” and it is believed to have had a population larger than London in 1250.
In normal conditions the difference is unnoticeable, but the drought has brought the ancient monument into clear view.
The Minnesota pipeline at the center of this latest battle is a replacement for an existing pipeline called Line 3.