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Reading the bones: Spitalfields’ human remains

Reading the bones: Spitalfields’ human remains | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
 
Spitalfields in London is thought to be the largest excavated cemetery in the world. Recent research has focussed on the site’s mass graves, uncovering a wealth of new information about the population of Medieval London.
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Anthropologists expose the tension between profits and sustainability

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Abbott government pushes back Indigenous recognition timetable

Abbott government pushes back Indigenous recognition timetable | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

The Indigenous affairs minister, Nigel Scullion, was interviewed by Sky News on Tuesday afternoon.

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Indigenous leaders assassinated in Peru; loggers implicated

Indigenous leaders assassinated in Peru; loggers implicated | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

Indigenous people fighting to preserve their forests continue to face numerous threats, including physical violence.

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3,700-year-old Canaanite wine cellar reveals sophisticated winemaking

3,700-year-old Canaanite wine cellar reveals sophisticated winemaking | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
According to a team of archaeologists who have analyzed samples from about 40 large wine jars found in a 3,700-year-old Canaanite royal wine cellar at the archaeological site of Tel Kabri in Israel, Canaanite winemakers used honey, cedar oil, cyperus,...
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Gentler Personalities Fueled Evolutionary Link to Modern Humanity

Gentler Personalities Fueled Evolutionary Link to Modern Humanity | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Anthropologists tell us that although modern humans developed about 200,000 years ago, the advancement to modern societal characteristics occurred only 50,000 years ago.
This is when humans began making art and creating advanced tools.
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Members of previously uncontacted tribe infected with flu

Members of previously uncontacted tribe infected with flu | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Researchers worry potentially deadly virus will spread to other isolated people (In case you missed it: Members of previously uncontacted tribe in Brazil infected w flu http://t.co/cQHCKdaIZw #anthropology...
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Butterflies illustrate the effects of environmental change

Butterflies illustrate the effects of environmental change | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Changes in butterfly fauna are yielding surprising insights into our changing environment.
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In the Mind of Plants

In the Mind of Plants | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Plants are a vital source of life, providing sustenance and oxygen to the human and animal inhabitants of the world. But is plant life closer to sentient life than expected?
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Ancient graffiti to street art: Rome tells its story

Ancient graffiti to street art: Rome tells its story | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
From wealthy neighborhoods in the city's north to working class suburbs in the south, Romans are not shy about scrawling on walls.
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Friction from tides could help distant Earth-sized planets survive, and thrive

Friction from tides could help distant Earth-sized planets survive, and thrive | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
As anybody who has started a campfire by rubbing sticks knows, friction generates heat. Now, computer modeling by NASA scientists shows that friction could be the key to survival for some distant Earth-sized planets traveling in dangerous orbits.
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‘Amazonian savannah’ supported ancient civilizations before rainforest took over

‘Amazonian savannah’ supported ancient civilizations before rainforest took over | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Large parts of the Amazon basin may have supported farming communities and looked more like open savannah than rainforest, prior to the arrival of Europeans in South America, scientists have found.
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Prehistoric shamanic talisman made from a meteorite unearthed

Prehistoric shamanic talisman made from a meteorite unearthed | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Researchers in Poland have found a prehistoric meteorite (shown) in a hut. The 9,000 year-old object was believed to belong to a stone-age shaman.
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Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked.
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Personal wellbeing can aid environmental sustainability

Personal wellbeing can aid environmental sustainability | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Our first-world problems - too strapped to buy the latest iPhone, bored by last year's clothes - are symptomatic of a deeper emotional hunger that's putting the wider world at risk, according to a new book by an academic at the University of East...
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More than half of U.S. bird species threatened by climate change

More than half of U.S. bird species threatened by climate change | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
According to a study released Tuesday by the National Audubon Society, the survival at least half of the bird species in the United States is at risk.
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New Viking ring fortress discovered in Denmark

New Viking ring fortress discovered in Denmark | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Archaeologists led by Dr Nanna Holm of the Danish Castle Center have discovered a massive Viking ring fortress near Køge, a seaport about 39 km southwest of Copenhagen.
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Changing global diets is vital to reducing climate change

Changing global diets is vital to reducing climate change | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A new study, published today in Nature Climate Change, suggests that – if current trends continue – food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050.
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Did Lower Testosterone Help Civilize Humanity?

Did Lower Testosterone Help Civilize Humanity? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A study of 1,400 ancient and modern human skulls suggests that a reduction in testosterone hormone levels accompanied the development of cooperation, complex communication and modern culture some 50,000 years ago.
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Gaelic inscription found on medieval Spanish church

Gaelic inscription found on medieval Spanish church | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
An ancient inscription discovered on a 14th century church in Spain's Galicia region has been identified as Gaelic; the first written evidence of the northern region’s Irish and Scottish heritage.
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As Millions Of People Fast For Ramadan, Does The Economy Suffer?

As Millions Of People Fast For Ramadan, Does The Economy Suffer? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
New research examines the effects of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month during which millions of people around the world go without food all day. Does religious practice affect economic growth?
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Tonga provided 'interaction centres' for people in prehistoric Oceania

Tonga provided 'interaction centres' for people in prehistoric Oceania | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Stone tools imported during the last 1,000 years from far-away Fiji, Samoa, and the Society Islands reveal that the maritime empire of Tonga served as a hub through which prehistoric people exchanged products and political ideas, according to a...
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Alcohol test: does eating yeast keep you from getting drunk?

Alcohol test: does eating yeast keep you from getting drunk? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
When we read about a way to stave off intoxication in Esquire, we were dubious. So we bought a Breathalyzer and a few IPAs and tested out the kooky theory.
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Stone spearheads unearthed in northern Lapland

Stone spearheads unearthed in northern Lapland | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Finland are celebrating the discovery of a number of artefacts in Lapland, northern Finland.
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Do elephants (and other animals) cry?

Do elephants (and other animals) cry? | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Raju, an abused elephant in India, reportedly wept after his recent rescue. This isn't the first instance of an elephant crying.
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Binging on bad news can fuel daily stress, research suggests

Binging on bad news can fuel daily stress, research suggests | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Simply watching, reading, or listening to steady news coverage of a traumatic event can be as stressful as experiencing the event in person, research suggests.
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