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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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The oddest English spellings, part 20: The letter “y” - OUPblog (blog)

The oddest English spellings, part 20: The letter “y” - OUPblog (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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The oddest English spellings, part 20: The letter “y”
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Another luxury (luksury), or rather a great nuisance, is the letter y.
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Fossils point to ancient ape-monkey split - Science News

Fossils point to ancient ape-monkey split - Science News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
National Science Foundation Fossils point to ancient ape-monkey split Science News Previous studies using living primates' DNA suggested that ancient apes and Old World monkeys parted from a common ancestor between 25 million and 30 million years...
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Dogma costs Islam innovative edge - Asia Times Online

Dogma costs Islam innovative edge Asia Times Online Dionysius of Halicarnassus wrote that "history is philosophy through paradigm", [1] while Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel in his Philosophy of History lectures said philosophy can view history as a...
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Stone Age skull-smashers spark a cultural mystery - life - 16 August 2012 - New Scientist

Stone Age skull-smashers spark a cultural mystery - life - 16 August 2012 - New Scientist | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A cache of Neolithic skulls unearthed in Syria had been exhumed, separated from their bodies, had their faces smashed in and been reburied. But why?
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Water Trapped For 1.5 Billion Years Could Hold Ancient Life : NPR

Water Trapped For 1.5 Billion Years Could Hold Ancient Life : NPR | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered water that was sealed in Canadian bedrock for nearly half of Earth's history. It may contain the descendants of ancient microbes.
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Samaras sees Greece as crucial link between Europe and China - EnetEnglish

Samaras sees Greece as crucial link between Europe and China - EnetEnglish | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Samaras sees Greece as crucial link between Europe and China
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Was Lao Tzu, or Lao Tse, a parallel to Pythagoras or to Heraclitus?
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King Arthur and the quest for the ancient bones - Channel 4 News

King Arthur and the quest for the ancient bones - Channel 4 News | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Druid leader King Arthur Pendragon's second legal bid to prevent English Heritage displaying ancient bones found at Stonehenge may have been unsuccessful, but he tells Katie Razzall he will fight on.
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Ancient seabird bones reveal human effects on ocean food chain - Science Recorder

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Researchers from Michigan State University say that the bones of endangered Hawaiian petrels reveal changes in the open-ocean food chain.
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Thales' Theorem

Thales' theorem: an angle inscribed in a semicircle is right, and vice versa. (1/2 Simple, elegante y preciosa: Demostración d 1 estudiante de 7º grado (=1º ESO !!!!
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DNA reveals origin of Minoan culture

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Europe's first advanced civilisation had a local origin and was not imported from outside the continent, according to a new study.
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Bulldozers destroy 3,200-year-old Mayan pyramid in Belize

Bulldozers destroy 3,200-year-old Mayan pyramid in Belize | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
 A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract rock for a road-building project. (MT “@mireyamayor:  RT @science: Construction co.
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PLOS Biology: Ancient DNA Indicates Farmers, not Just Farming, Spread West

PLOS Biology: Ancient DNA Indicates Farmers, not Just Farming, Spread West | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
PLOS Biology is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that features works of exceptional significance in all areas of biological science, from molecules to ecosystems, including works at the interface with other disciplines.
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Jesus 'healed using cannabis'

@Jesuscansave_ Actually Research on the ancient text of the bible show Jesus used the cannabis a lot! http://t.co/11XczHHGgz read and weep
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Visionary historian will be sadly missed - Swindon Advertiser

Visionary historian will be sadly missed - Swindon Advertiser | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Swindon Advertiser Visionary historian will be sadly missed Swindon Advertiser He believed the hill was the resting place of a neolithic princess, that Stonehenge was a navigational aid and that the Avebury stones once formed a huge amphitheatre of...
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Promoting-science,-promoting-democracy - Al-Ahram Weekly

Promoting-science,-promoting-democracy - Al-Ahram Weekly | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The-values-of-science--mdash;-inquisitiveness,-openness,-rationality-and-logic--mdash;-are-also-guarantees-of-a-tolerant,-democratic-society,-writes-Ismail-Serageldin-
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Geza Vermes obituary - The Guardian

Geza Vermes obituary - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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In 1947, an Arab shepherd had chanced upon the first scrolls – texts written in ancient Hebrew and its sister language Aramaic – in a cave in the cliffs along the north-west shore of the Dead Sea.
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The world's most sleep-starved students

The world's most sleep-starved students | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Sleep deprivation is a significant hidden factor in the underachievement of school pupils, according to a global study.
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Ancient water found in Canadian mine

Ancient water found in Canadian mine | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists say 1.5-billion-year-old water drilled from rock in a North American mine is the most ancient yet found on Earth.
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the Enochian Communications System of the Pythagorean Order of Death

for more videos about the "Enochian System" invented by John Dee and used by the Golden Dawn: http://www.benpadiah.com/GOD/pages/Dee.html for further researc...
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Voyage Into Ancient China's Bronzes - The Epoch Times

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"In China, very early, bronze was used to make ritual objects for sacrifices to the heavens, the notion of ritual is a heritage from Neolithic man.
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Were Ancient Hominins Hearing Sounds Differently Than Modern Humans?

Were Ancient Hominins Hearing Sounds Differently Than Modern Humans? | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The oldest fossil hominin ear bones ever found show partly modern human features—our ancient Australopithecus and Paranthropus ancestors had hearing abilities somewhere between ours and those of modern apes.
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Schools workshops

Schools workshops | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Throughout the Neolithic Houses project, we will be running workshops for local schools around Wiltshire. Our workshops are run by the Ancient Technology Centre and will include workshops such as; ...
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Twitter / Brasilmagic: Hypatia was one of the first ...

Twitter / Brasilmagic: Hypatia was one of the first ... | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
RT @Brasilmagic: Hypatia was one of the first women to study and teach mathematics, astronomy and philosophy in ancient Alexandria. http://t.co/xlJ8V3PtQo
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Europe's first civilization was home-grown

Europe's first civilization was home-grown | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Atlantis, the ancient myth of an island civilization washed away by the sea, likely has origins with the Minoan Civilization, which vanished around 1,600 B.C.
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Christine Barron's curator insight, February 13, 7:04 PM

Researchers have found out that ancient Minoans were more closely related to modern Europeans. The Minoan civilization disappeared around 1600 BC. One of the theories is that the civilization disappeared due to a massive volcanic eruption.

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Researchers Trace Languages Of Billions Back To One Ancient Anc | Australian Popular Science

Researchers Trace Languages Of Billions Back To One Ancient Anc | Australian Popular Science | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
At least 15,000 years ago, a single language started to break up. It broke into about seven different languages and,...
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