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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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Earth Heal - How They Rebuilt Stonehenge

Earth Heal - How They Rebuilt Stonehenge | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Earth Heal Geoharmonic Research Project facilitates regular group distant healing events, offers personal treatments, animal healing, space and business clearing, courses and workshops, and independent research in the field of personal and...
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Abu Dhabi Neolithic sites could become heritage trail - The National

Abu Dhabi Neolithic sites could become heritage trail - The National | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An island off the coast of Abu Dhabi where dozens of pre-historic settlements were found last year could be opened up to the public as part of a heritage trail. (An article on work in the UAE.
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Meet the Man Who Decodes the Ancient Secrets of Alchemy

Meet the Man Who Decodes the Ancient Secrets of Alchemy | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Even the most amazing accomplishments of modern-day science will never be able to hold a candle to the impossible powers promised by alchemy.
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Zeno of Citium and the rise of Stoicism - Classical Wisdom Weekly

Zeno of Citium and the rise of Stoicism - Classical Wisdom Weekly | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Zeno of Citium and the rise of Stoicism - Classical Wisdom Weekly http://t.co/aDkKDNlAzW
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Archaeology | Egyptian iron beads likely fell from the sky

Archaeology | Egyptian iron beads likely fell from the sky | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Iron is the most useful of all metals, but humans took a long time to learn how to use it.
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Science Curriculum Standards Trivialize History of Science

K–12 science education in the U.S. has a new set of standards, the Next Generation Science Standards. The new standards are supposed to set uniform benchmarks for teaching science and encourage depth of investigation rather than broad coverage.
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Mysterious Pair Buried With Flowers—Oldest Example Yet

Mysterious Pair Buried With Flowers—Oldest Example Yet | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A grave of two people buried together in Israel is among the oldest examples of using flowers to celebrate the dead, a new study says.
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Are plants “actually doing maths”? | Oscillator, Scientific American Blog Network

Are plants “actually doing maths”? | Oscillator, Scientific American Blog Network | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Can plants do math? That is the assertion of a new paper published in the journal eLife this week titled (RT @mobilewashunit: plants do math?
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Fixed It for Ya

Fixed It for Ya | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
  Fixed It for Ya The following press release from the European Southern Observatory has been corrected to reflect the discovery that 99.99% of the universe is composed of plasma.
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abc of all | Lavoisy/Net

abc of all | Lavoisy/Net | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
“Although the earliest extant Greek inscriptions date back to the 8th century BC — the first Olympic games were held in 776 BC — many scholars think that the Greeks adopted the West Semitic Script (the Phoenician ...
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Stonehenge Revealed: Why Stones Were a "Special Place"

Stonehenge Revealed: Why Stones Were a "Special Place" | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson discusses his team's discoveries—including how Stonehenge fit with the solstices-in a new book.
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Twitter / JohanOosterman: Looks like a real medieval ...

Twitter / JohanOosterman: Looks like a real medieval ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Looks like a real medieval tourist guide: depiction of Jerusalem & explanation of the Greek alphabet on use there http://t.co/apmfBTygQj
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Exploring the deeper meaning of kung fu - Jamaica Gleaner

Exploring the deeper meaning of kung fu - Jamaica Gleaner | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Jamaica Gleaner Exploring the deeper meaning of kung fu Jamaica Gleaner These temples and monasteries were located high up on remote mountains where a student might spend many years of rigorous religious discipline, learning the movements and...
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Angkor’s Urban Environs, Mapped From Above

Angkor’s Urban Environs, Mapped From Above | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Using airborne laser-scanning technology, archaeologists have been able to map the highly engineered landscape now hidden under jungle and rice fields that surrounded the ancient temple complex.
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Literary genres and judgements of taste: some remarks on Aristotle's remarks about the poetry of Empedocles

Literary genres and judgements of taste: some remarks on Aristotle's remarks about the poetry of Empedocles | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
In this paper I review four texts in which Aristotle comments on Empedocles' writing style. I show that Aristotle thought that Empedocles was a fine poet. That is fine, if a poet is what you want.
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Documentary : Science of mathematics in Ancient India

Islam and Christianity are a Monotheistic and Expansionist Ideologies (Political under one unknown dictator, Allah or Jesus), who have a long history of dest...
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Zeno's Paradox - Numberphile

Dr James Grime is back and talking about tortoises. In many ways this video follows on from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFNjA9LOPsg and then http://www.yo... (Can you finish an infinitive process?
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Gold and sacrificed humans found in ancient Wari tomb - life - 28 June 2013 - New Scientist

Gold and sacrificed humans found in ancient Wari tomb - life - 28 June 2013 - New Scientist | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
An imperial mausoleum from an ancient Peruvian culture was protected from grave robbers for 1200 years by 30 tonnes of rubble (Gold and sacrificed humans found in ancient Wari tomb http://t.co/znyV9V3Vl7...
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Scientists Prove that Herodotus Lied

Flushed with their success in proving when the Iliad was written, scientists have now proven that Herodotus’s Histories do not necessarily reflect universal practices and timeless truths.
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Artifacts stolen in Miami University anthropology heist; Egyptian knife dates from 4000 BC

Artifacts stolen in Miami University anthropology heist; Egyptian knife dates from 4000 BC | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Miami University anthropology professor Jeb Card holds slim hope that ancient artifacts stolen from his department will be returned. (#neolithic Artifacts stolen in Miami University anthropology heist; Egyptian knife dates ...
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Paul Moon: Forcing people to learn te reo not best way to revive language - New Zealand Herald

Paul Moon: Forcing people to learn te reo not best way to revive language - New Zealand Herald | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Paul Moon: Forcing people to learn te reo not best way to revive language New Zealand Herald The first panicky headlines that came out of Timbuktu in January this year announced that thousands of ancient texts in the town's library had been...
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Why geologist tasted 2.6 billion-year-old water

Why geologist tasted 2.6 billion-year-old water | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
If you discovered water that could be millions or billions of years old, would you taste it? (If you think you should taste things for science become a geologist!
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Mathematics in Neolithic Scotland - Professor Tony Mann

What is the mathematical significance of certain prehistoric objects that have been unearthed in northern Scotland? This lecture is given by Tony Mann, Head ...
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The Ancient Wisdom or Perennial Philosophy – Part 3 | 2012

The Ancient Wisdom or Perennial Philosophy – Part 3 | 2012 | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
< ![CDATA[(Continued from Part 2.) I’d like to conclude our look at the Perennial Philosophy with three views of it: that of the religious organizer Annie Besant, the Master Hilarion, and the scholar Aldous Huxley.
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Last member of 65,000-year-old tribe dies, taking one of world’s earliest languages to the grave - TangataWhenua.com

Last member of 65,000-year-old tribe dies, taking one of world’s earliest languages to the grave - TangataWhenua.com | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
#neolithic Last member of 65000-year-old tribe dies, taking one of world's earliest ... - TangataWhenua.co... http://t.co/sR8L7QAoQL
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