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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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A merchant asks pythagoras ” what can you teach...

A merchant asks pythagoras ” what can you teach... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A merchant asks pythagoras ” what can you teach me?” I will teach you how to count said Pytthagoras. “I already know how to do that the merchant replied. ” How do you count? asked the philosopher. The...
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Pharmacogenomics explains why some medicines may not work for you - The Conversation

Pharmacogenomics explains why some medicines may not work for you The Conversation The idea that the genetic makeup we inherit from our parents can affect how we respond to a foreign chemical goes back to Pythagoras, who described people becoming...
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Medicines and genetic influences on their effectivity.

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Lost Underwater City Uncovered (PHOTOS) - weather.com

Lost Underwater City Uncovered (PHOTOS) - weather.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Thonis-Heracleion, a lost city and vital port in ancient Egypt, was uncovered 30 feet below the Aboukir Bay by a French archaeologist and his team.
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Finding Nematostella: Ancient sea creature shines new light on how animals build an appendage

Finding Nematostella: Ancient sea creature shines new light on how animals build an appendage | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A study of tentacle formation in a sea anemone shows how epithelial cells form elongated structures and puts the spotlight on a new model organism.
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Genetic fossils betray Hepatitis B's ancient roots | Life | Science News

Genetic fossils betray Hepatitis B's ancient roots | Life | Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
More than 82 million years ago, a hepatitis B virus infected an ancient bird and got stuck in its genome, a molecular version of a tar pit, researchers report April 30 in Nature Communications. Using fragments of DNA found in ...
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11 - All You Need is Love, and Five Other Things: Empedocles | History of Philosophy without any gaps

11 - All You Need is Love, and Five Other Things: Empedocles | History of Philosophy without any gaps | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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What is your favorite proof of the Pythagorean Theorem?

What is your favorite proof of the Pythagorean Theorem? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Rakshith Kunchum's answer: Area of the entire square = (a+b)^2
Area of all the triangles = 4*\frac{1}{2}*a*b = 2ab.
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Killer entrance suspected in mystery of unusually large group of carnivores in ancient cave

Killer entrance suspected in mystery of unusually large group of carnivores in ancient cave | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An assortment of saber-toothed cats, hyenas, an extinct 'bear-dog', ancestors of the red panda and several other carnivores died under unusual circumstances in a Spanish cave near Madrid approximately 9-10 million years ago.
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What is Pi? - LiveScience.com

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What is Pi?
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Pi (π), the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet, is used to represent the most widely known mathematical constant. By definition, pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.
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Solved: riddle of ancient Nile kingdom’s longevity | The University of Manchester

Solved: riddle of ancient Nile kingdom’s longevity | The University of Manchester | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
#neolithic Solved: riddle of ancient Nile kingdom's longevity - University of Manchester: University of Manche... http://t.co/Psw8pR6892
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Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt

Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I'll bet you that archaeologist Betsy Bryan's perspective on reality-show behavior is a little longer than most.
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Robot Discovers 2,000-Year-Old Burial Chambers

Robot Discovers 2,000-Year-Old Burial Chambers | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A small robot has uncovered three 2,000-year-old chambers under an ancient temple in Mexico, archaeologists from the National Anthropology and History Institute announced this week.
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The two-way learning - Hindustan Times

The two-way learning - Hindustan Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The two-way learning Hindustan Times Around the 6th century BC, there was an upsurge of saints: Buddha and Mahavir in India, Zoroaster in Unan, Confucius in China, Pythagoras in Greece, Druids in England, and others who advocated one and the same...
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Twitter / TenMileFarm: Pythagorean theorem + ...

Twitter / TenMileFarm: Pythagorean theorem + ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Pythagorean theorem + sledgehammer= #crossfit #braingame on the farm. First steps of putting up a greenhouse. http://t.co/A5yPGeVimk
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Historians Admit To Inventing Ancient Greeks

Historians Admit To Inventing Ancient Greeks | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON—A group of leading historians held a press conference Monday at the National Geographic Society to announce they had "entirely fabricated" ancient Greece, a culture long thought to be the intellectual basis of Western civilization.
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Mysterious Hebrew stone depicts archangel Gabriel, called a 'Dead Sea Scroll in stone'

Mysterious Hebrew stone depicts archangel Gabriel, called a 'Dead Sea Scroll in stone' | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An ancient stone with mysterious Hebrew writing and featuring the archangel Gabriel is going on display in Jerusalem as scholars debate the inscription's meaning.
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Hong Kong prescribes new dose of old Chinese medicine - Yahoo!7 News

Hong Kong prescribes new dose of old Chinese medicine - Yahoo!7 News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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What the world's most wondrous ruins look like from the heavens

What the world's most wondrous ruins look like from the heavens | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia (pictured), the Pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge in Wiltshire all appear in the eye-opening collection.
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Greek 102: Review Session: Part 1 – The Alphabet | The Chronicle Watch

Greek 102: Review Session: Part 1 – The Alphabet | The Chronicle Watch | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Greek 102: Review Session: Part 1 – The Alphabet http://t.co/UqAVgzftRS
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Robot finds mysterious spheres in ancient temple

Robot finds mysterious spheres in ancient temple | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
By Rossella Lorenzi, Discovery.com Hundreds of mysterious spheres lie beneath the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, an ancient six-level step pyramid just 30 miles from Mexico City.
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Parmenides: Ten Fragments | Steven Schroeder

9. Since all has now been named light and night and according to the power of each they have been assigned to this or that, all is full at the same time of light and dark night – both are equal, because nothing of the other ...
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Microbe feast clue to smell of ancient earth - Science Blog

Microbe feast clue to smell of ancient earth - Science Blog | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Tiny 1900 million-year-old fossils from rocks around Lake Superior, Canada, give the first ever snapshot of organisms eating each other and suggest what the.
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What is LOGOS according to Heraclitus of Ephesus (c. 535 – c. 475 BCE)

What is LOGOS according to Heraclitus of Ephesus (c. 535 – c. 475 BCE) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Heraclitus was a native of the Greek city Ephesus, Ionia, on the coast of Asia Minor. Little is known about his early life and education, but he regarded himself as self-taught by a process of “ope...
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Ancient times tattooing

Ancient times tattooing (Ancient times tattooing:
Tattooing has been a Eurasian practice since Neolithic times. "Ötzi the Iceman", dat...
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Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute - The Guardian

Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute
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The statues, an archaic-era Greek youth and a Roman-era copy of a classical athlete, were to be the centrepiece of an exhibition entitled Olympic Games: Past and Present.
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