Ancient Origins of Science
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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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QI: some quite interesting facts about writing - Telegraph.co.uk

QI: some quite interesting facts about writing - Telegraph.co.uk | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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QI: some quite interesting facts about writing
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Their alphabet, which moved further away from hieroglyphics, used abstract shapes to represent consonants.
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Meteorite Carries Ancient Water from Mars: Scientific American

Rock is among the oldest known from the Red Planet and matches findings from NASA rovers.
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The Ancient Silk Road Delivered Culture, Goods...And ... - Science 2.0

"The current study represents an important advance because it dramatically broadens the spectrum of genetic loci associated with Behcet's disease," said Dan Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., scientific director of the Intramural Research ...
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The Divided Influence of Gnosticism - New York Times (blog)

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The Divided Influence of Gnosticism New York Times (blog) For [the ancient Gnostics], the inner “call of the stranger God” remained an expression … of a perennial and universal spiritual longing: the wonder at the mystery of existence that is the...
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Big Tent Syndrome (Or Running To the Word Pagan) - Patheos (blog)

Big Tent Syndrome (Or Running To the Word Pagan) - Patheos (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Big Tent Syndrome (Or Running To the Word Pagan)
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Ancient pagans most certainly participated in various rituals and demonstrations of devotion and piety. In the ...
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The Fall of the Tyrant in Archaic Greece

The Fall of the Tyrant in Archaic Greece | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In the history of Archaic Greek institutions tyranny stands apart, for solitary power or kingship did not exist in Greece following the Mycenaean era and Homeric times.
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Ancient migration: Genes link Australia with India - BBC News

Ancient migration: Genes link Australia with India - BBC News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Ancient migration: Genes link Australia with India
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They found an ancient genetic association between New Guineans and Australians, which dates to about 35,000 to 45,000 years ago.
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Marble Statue Found at the Temple of Artemis at...

Marble Statue Found at the Temple of Artemis at... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Marble Statue Found at the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus East/Archaic Greek 550-520 BC Source: British Museum (RT @ancientpeoples: Marble Statue
Found at the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
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550-520 BC Source: British Museum...
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The 17 Equations That Changed The Course Of Humanity

The 17 Equations That Changed The Course Of Humanity | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The unbelievable power of numbers.(17 Equations that changed the world #Pythagorean #Einstein and #Thermodynamics via @themoneygame http://t.co/VNVwNeIU)...
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'Cosmic bang' hit Medieval Earth

'Cosmic bang' hit Medieval Earth | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A gamma-ray burst - the most powerful explosion known in the Universe - may have hit the Earth in the 8th Century, a study suggests. (Last year, a team of researchers found that some ancient cedar trees in Japan had an unusual level of a...
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Ancient 'killer walrus' not so deadly after all - NBCNews.com

Ancient 'killer walrus' not so deadly after all - NBCNews.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Ancient 'killer walrus' not so deadly after all
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A "killer walrus" thought to have terrorized the North Pacific 15 million years ago may not have been such a savvy slayer after all, researchers say.
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Ancient human 'related to Asians'

Ancient human 'related to Asians' | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Researchers have been able to trace a line between some of the earliest modern humans to settled China and people living in the region today.
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Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds - Part 1 - Akasha

All 4 parts of the film can be found at www.innerworldsmovie.com. Part one of the film Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds. Akasha is the unmanifested, the "nothing" or emptiness which fills the vacuum of space.
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3-D laser scanning is helping solve ancient mysteries at the ...

3-D laser scanning is helping solve ancient mysteries at the ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A Web site featuring highlights of the Smithsonian Institution's scientific research in the fields of anthropology, astrophysics, conservation biology, geology, materials science, paleontology and zoology.
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Modern Science and Ancient Wisdom - Mortimer J. Adler | The Moral ...

Modern Science and Ancient Wisdom - Mortimer J. Adler | The Moral ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In metaphysics, the philosophy of nature, mind, and moral philosophy the ancients did not make the philosophical mistakes that have been the ruination of modern thought.
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Reclaiming Vivekananda - The Hindu

Reclaiming Vivekananda - The Hindu | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Reclaiming Vivekananda
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When he held the lamp of his mind to them, old characterisations of India acquired new meanings, and new dimensions of an ancient land emerged as if from nowhere.
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Daily Kos: Ancient Greece: Faces (Photo Diary)

Daily Kos: Ancient Greece: Faces (Photo Diary) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Portland, Oregon, Art Museum recently held an exhibition of more than 120 items from the British Museum's collection of Greek and Roman art. Shown below are some photographs of the ancient faces shown in these art ...
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Buddhism an ancient science: Dalai Lama - Times of India

Buddhism an ancient science: Dalai Lama
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In his inaugural address, the Dalai Lama said Buddhism is not only a religion but an ancient science. Emphasis should be laid not on its propagation, but its practice, he added.
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Modern-day cemetery haunts Egypt's ancient dead - NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.com Modern-day cemetery haunts Egypt's ancient dead NBCNews.com Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: Scientists offer fresh evidence that chimpanzees, like humans, have an innate sense of fairness — but other researchers take issue with the...
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Perspectives: Philosophical Therapy as Preventive Psychological Medicine | Stoicism Today

Perspectives: Philosophical Therapy as Preventive Psychological Medicine | Stoicism Today | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
RT @julesevans77: Exeter Uni's Christopher Gill on Hellenistic philosophy as therapy, in the ancient world and today. http://t.co/h8UtMKRf
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Toothy Tumor Found in 1,600-Year-Old Roman Corpse

Toothy Tumor Found in 1,600-Year-Old Roman Corpse | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A tiny tumor with teeth hidden inside is the first example of this bizarre condition in the ancient world. ([all.science] Toothy Tumor Found in 1,600-Year-Old Roman Corpse: A tiny tumor with teeth hidden inside is the fi...
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Before Pythagoras: The Culture of Old Babylonian Mathematics

Before Pythagoras: The Culture of Old Babylonian Mathematics | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
#B6063 - ld Babylonian Period (19th-17th century BCE) - http://t.co/spUjaRod http://t.co/ser3osKp
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Out of Africa: Journalist to follow the path of ancient humans for seven years

Out of Africa: Journalist to follow the path of ancient humans for seven years | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Traveling the path of ancient humans who walked from Africa to the farthest reaches of the globe.
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