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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Controversy surrounds discovery of ancient writing at Zhejiang graveyard

Controversy surrounds discovery of ancient writing at Zhejiang graveyard | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Researchers are divided over whether characters found on artefacts at Neolithic graveyard are oldest Chinese writing (#neolithic Controversy surrounds discovery of ancient writing at Zhejiang graveyard - South China Morning Post...
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China discovers primitive, 5,000-year-old writing

China discovers primitive, 5,000-year-old writing | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists say they have discovered some of the world's oldest known primitive writing, dating back 5,000 years, in eastern China, and some of the markings etched on broken axes resemble a modern Chinese character.
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Neanderthals May Have Shared Speech And Language With Modern Humans - RedOrbit

Neanderthals May Have Shared Speech And Language With Modern Humans - RedOrbit | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Neanderthals May Have Shared Speech And Language With Modern Humans RedOrbit Recent palaeoanthropological and archaeological discoveries, along with re-analysis of older data and the availability of ancient DNA, has allowed scientists to...
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Were Paleolithic Cave Painters High on Psychedelic Drugs? Scientists Propose Ingenious Theory for Why They Might Have Been

Were Paleolithic Cave Painters High on Psychedelic Drugs? Scientists Propose Ingenious Theory for Why They Might Have Been | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Science finds evidence of a biological-hallucinogenic basis for seeing geometric patterns.
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Clues from an Ancient Viking Trading Centre : A Tantalizing Hint of an Ancient ... - Science Daily (press release)

Clues from an Ancient Viking Trading Centre : A Tantalizing Hint of an Ancient ... - Science Daily (press release) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Vanishing historic sites of AP | Deccan Chronicle

Vanishing historic sites of AP | Deccan Chronicle | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Land grabbers encroach upon megalithic, neolithic burial sites of the state archaeology department. (#neolithic Vanishing historic sites of AP - Deccan Chronicle: Vanishing historic sites of APDeccan ChronicleIt...
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Is the Dakar Rally destroying the incredible geoglyphs of Chile?

Is the Dakar Rally destroying the incredible geoglyphs of Chile? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In the Chilean hills, you can find some of the most beautiful geoglyphs in the world — enormous drawings of animals and people, dozens of feet high, created by the neolithic peoples in this region thousands of years ago.
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History of Science as Savior for the Humanities

In 1960 A.C. Crombie was optimistic.[1] After more than a century of neglect, historiography had once again turned its attention to the history of science as an important part of civilization alongside social and intellectual history.
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A Case For The Promotion Of Indigenous Languages - P.M. News

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A Case For The Promotion Of Indigenous Languages
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For example the Bible tells that in ancient times, man had a universal language which was confused and became diversified at the Tower of Babel.
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Brann begins with an image of Heraclitus drawn from Raphael's… |

Brann begins with an image of Heraclitus drawn from Raphael's… | | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Brann begins with an image of Heraclitus drawn from Raphael's The School of Athens — a brooding, withdrawn figure the artist has placed off-center in the lower foreground. Every other figure in the painting is engaged in ...
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Our Electric Sun and Its Environment | Space News

For many decades few scientists have challenged the standard model of the Sun. But in truth countless unresolved mysteries of the Sun continue to haunt scientists.
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Found after 10,000 years: the world’s first calendar

Found after 10,000 years: the world’s first calendar | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Humans had a sophisticated calendrical system thousands of years earlier than previously thought, according to new research. (#neolithic Found after 10000 years: the world's first calendar - The Independent: Found after 10000 years: the...
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Canada’s Arctic islands yield new clues in ancient mass extinction

Canada’s Arctic islands yield new clues in ancient mass extinction | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Canadian scientists probing two sites in the High Arctic have found fresh evidence pointing to a fiery Siberian suspect in the greatest mass extinction of all time — a planet-wide cataclysm that wiped out more than 90 per cent of […] (Canada’s...
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What Will the Future Hold for Cyborgs, the Fusion of Humans and Machines? - Science Daily (press release)

What Will the Future Hold for Cyborgs, the Fusion of Humans and Machines?
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My background is in western philosophy, which since ancient times has continually asked the question, "What is humankind?
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China Discovers Primitive, 5,000-Year-Old Writing

China Discovers Primitive, 5,000-Year-Old Writing | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologists say they have discovered a new form of primitive writing in markings on stoneware excavated from a relic site in eastern China dating about 5,000 years back.
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Danish archaeologists uncover ancient killing fields ... - ZME Science

Danish archaeologists uncover ancient killing fields ... - ZME Science | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Chersonesos was an ancient city on the Crimean peninsula, in today's Ukraine; the name itself means 'peninsula', and Greeks founded it some 2500 years ago,
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This Simple Mental Trick Can Slow Down Time - Huffington Post

This Simple Mental Trick Can Slow Down Time - Huffington Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
This Simple Mental Trick Can Slow Down Time Huffington Post It's certainly not a new idea: The essence of mindfulness -- a practice with roots in ancient Buddhist philosophy that's becoming increasingly popular in the Western world -- is...
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Korea's #1 cultural planner working on school of Eastern values - The Hankyoreh

Korea's #1 cultural planner working on school of Eastern values - The Hankyoreh | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Korea's #1 cultural planner working on school of Eastern values
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But in the East, the ideal concept since ancient times has been the humanitarian who is a master of art, music, and skills.
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Ancient Egyptian king's unique sphinx found in Israel

Ancient Egyptian king's unique sphinx found in Israel | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
AFP reports a statue dedicated to Egyptian ruler Mycerinus who ruled circa 2,500 BC and was builder of one of the three Giza pyramids, was uncovered at an archeological dig in Northern Israel.
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Archeologists push back origin of Chinese characters by 1,000 years - SCI_TECH - Globaltimes.cn

Archeologists push back origin of Chinese characters by 1,000 years - SCI_TECH - Globaltimes.cn | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archeologists in China have confirmed that the inscriptions found on artifacts unearthed in Zhejiang Province represent the earliest record of Chinese characters in history, pushing the origins of the written language back 1,000 years.
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The Unread: The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript - New Yorker (blog)

The Unread: The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript - New Yorker (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Unread: The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript
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'the stroke of an oar given in true time' - The Fortnightly Review

'the stroke of an oar given in true time' - The Fortnightly Review | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
'the stroke of an oar given in true time'
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Compared to the perfectly balanced Greek torso, the surrounding statuettes from ancient Cyprus seemed unsophisticated, even crude.
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Pythagoras and His Theory of Reincarnation - Transcend

Pythagoras and His Theory of Reincarnation - Transcend | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The name of Pythagoras is known to all from school, but many people associate this name with a theorem in geometry. Meanwhile, this ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician and mystic was the first man, who coined such ...
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