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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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The Lost Link: The Alphabet in the Hands of the Early Israelites | The ...

The Lost Link: The Alphabet in the Hands of the Early Israelites | The ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Actually, there was already an analogy for this in the West Semitic cuneiform alphabet, which was particularly associated with the city of Ugarit (on the Syrian coast, to the west of Cyprus) but it is also attested throughout the Levant.
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Ancient fish pivotal in evolution of face - ABC Science Online

Ancient fish pivotal in evolution of face - ABC Science Online | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Ancient fish pivotal in evolution of face
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"It's like in a science-fiction movie. You look at the mirror, but it's not you.
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flor molina's curator insight, February 15, 2014 2:43 AM

Scientist found the remainings of the ancient fish called  Romundina. The ancient fish was examined due to it not having any signs of a jaw. It is odd because most modern fish have a jaw along with a backbone. The ancient fish had a backbone with an odd upper lip.

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Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of ...

Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years ago, according to a new study led by a researcher at the ...
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Ancient Greek Lesson 1 The Ancient Greek Alphabet

In this video, I'll be covering The Ancient Greek Alphabet read in the restored classical pronunciation with tones and metrics. Hope it helps! Please leave c...
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Paper 345 - Ancient Script Overlay by Marisa Lerin | Pixel Scrapper ...

Paper 345 - Ancient Script Overlay by Marisa Lerin | Pixel Scrapper ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Paper 345 - Ancient Script Overlay. Paper 345 - Ancient Script Overlay. More from Paper Templates #39 Kit · Paper 344- Writing Overlay · Paper 346- Egyptian Overlay · Paper 347- Ancient Egyptian Overlay · Paper 348- Trees ...
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The Mande People Never Stopped Writing in Their Ancient Script ...

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The Mande speaking people have never stopped writing in their ancient script. It appears that the Mande are keeping alive use of the script in Secret Societies.
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A History of Western Philosophy - Book 1 - Empedocles (6/30)

A History of Western Philosophy Book 1 - Ancient Philosophy Chapter 6 - Empedocles By Bertrand Russell.
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Empedocles the Democrat? Some thoughts… | workofmemory

Empedocles the Democrat? Some thoughts… | workofmemory | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A puzzling fragment, possibly from Aristotle's lost treatise On Poets (F *71 Janko), appears to associate the great poet and Presocratic philosopher Empedocles of Agrigentum with, of all things, democracy: Aristotle too says ...
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Ancient native boy's genome reignites debate over first Americans

Ancient native boy's genome reignites debate over first Americans | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists announced Wednesday that they have determined the full genome sequence of an ancient American and his DNA links today's Native Americans to ancient migrants from easternmost Asia.
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Sean P Burns's curator insight, February 13, 2014 5:18 PM

A 12,600-year-old skeleton of a 12-year-old boy buried in western Montana has linked Native Americans to ancient easternmost Asia. The first culture to arrive to America is called the Solutrean from about 21,000 to 17,000 years ago. The boy is suggested to be a part of the oldest dating culture in North America. 

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Greek architecture: Archaic to early classical, architectural orders

This is the first of three lectures on Greek architecture . . . and yes, alas, I will be hitting you with a LOT of vocabulary.
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ARCHAEOLOGY - Neolithic Age to be discussed in Turkey

ARCHAEOLOGY - Neolithic Age to be discussed in Turkey | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The ancient settlement of Çatalhöyük will host international experts of the Neolithic Age for a meeting in April.
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Mental Disorders in Ancient Philosophy

Mental Disorders in Ancient Philosophy | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This book offers a comprehensive study of the views of ancient philosophers on mental disorders. Relying on the original Greek and Latin textual sources, the author describes and analyses how the ancient philosophers explained ...
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The Semitic and Cushitic dichotomy is an occidental creation - page ...

For example, the Amharic language cognates more than 70 % to the Agaw language of central Ethiopia and yet Amharic is classified by western “scholars” as “Semitic” and the Agaw language as “ Hametic or Cushitic.” Geez is not a south Semitic language.
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From surf to turf: Archaeologists and chemists trace ancient British ...

From surf to turf: Archaeologists and chemists trace ancient British ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Studies of old rubbish dumps and dirty dishes have revealed that, 6000 years ago, ancient Britons gave up their passion for fish to begin a love affair with milk. ... A lack of maths just doesn't add up for a career in science.
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flor molina's curator insight, February 15, 2014 2:20 AM

Archaeologist examine human bones to see if they would eat healthy. Studies show that the earliest sign of humans (farmers) did not carry fish oils. They were more into agriculture which means they ate meat and grains more than fish or any type of sea food.

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New Research Sheds Some Light on History of Ancient Cambodian ...

New Research Sheds Some Light on History of Ancient Cambodian ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A new study published in the journal PLoS ONE has uncovered about 400 years of intensive land use around the ancient city of Mahendraparvata, Cambodia.
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Researchers Investigate Archaic Greek City-State in Crete - Popular Archaeology

Researchers Investigate Archaic Greek City-State in Crete Popular Archaeology An ancient site in eastern Crete may now be providing some answers to the questions of how and why the earliest Archaic city-states on this important Greek island of the...
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Free Energy and Healing from Ancient Pyramids

This video and its information probably won't surprise people with memories and/or dreams from the times of Atlantis, but I celebrate the discovery of proof in Bosnia! As an aside, I have long sens...
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History Of Western Philosophy DOCUMENTARY - Part 1 of 3

Link to part 2: http://youtu.be/geJkWMaYoqY Link to part 3: http://youtu.be/2mlKlzyr2VU Derived from the Greek meaning "love of wisdom", philosophy originall...
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Ancient Chinese woodblocks inspire new cell-printing technique - Los Angeles Times

Ancient Chinese woodblocks inspire new cell-printing technique - Los Angeles Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Nanotechnology News Ancient Chinese woodblocks inspire new cell-printing technique Los Angeles Times The retro technique, described in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could significantly improve the survival rates of living cells...
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Trigonometry and Pythagoras in 3D Shapes

Calculating an angle between an edge and plane in a 3D shape using pythagoras and trigonometry.
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Professor Hans Van Wees 'Fighting over the Olympics: war and games in archaic and classical Greece'.

Professor Hans Van Wees 'Fighting over the Olympics: war and games in archaic and classical Greece'. Conference: Sport and Competition in Ancient Greece and ...
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Wasps use ancient aggression genes to create social groups

Wasps use ancient aggression genes to create social groups | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Wasps use ancient aggression genes to create social groups. 8 hours ago. Wasps use ancient aggression genes to ..... PDA version · Privacy Policy · Terms of Use. © Phys.org™ 2003-2013, Science X network.
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Sardes: Ancient Anatolian City

Sardes The earliest reference to Sardes is in the The Persians of Aeschylus (472 BC); in the Iliad the name Hyde seems to be given to the city of the Maeonia...
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