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Maize in diets of people in coastal Peru dates to 5,000 years ago

Maize in diets of people in coastal Peru dates to 5,000 years ago | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Scientists have concluded that during the Late Archaic, maize (corn) was a primary component in the diet of people living in the Norte Chico region of Peru, an area of remarkable cultural florescence in 3rd millennium B.C.
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Anthropology exposes how miners shape our world and our views of it

Anthropology exposes how miners shape our world and our views of it | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Miners do much more than extract minerals and make profits. All over the world mining corporations are collaborating with governments, local populations and NGOs.
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New study finds options for climate change policy are well characterized

New study finds options for climate change policy are well characterized | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Policy options for climate change risk management are straightforward and have well understood strengths and weaknesses, according to a new study by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Policy Program.
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Archaeologists Discover Two 12,000-Year-Old High-Altitude Settlements in Peru

Archaeologists Discover Two 12,000-Year-Old High-Altitude Settlements in Peru | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Archaeologists from the United States, Canada, Germany, and Peru, have discovered two ancient settlements in the Pucuncho Basin in the southern Peruvian Andes – named Cuncaicha and Pucuncho – which they say are the highest-altitude Pleistocene...
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Genetic Researchers Sequence Genome of 45,000-Year-Old Siberian Man

Genetic Researchers Sequence Genome of 45,000-Year-Old Siberian Man | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A large team of genetic scientists led by Dr Qiaomei Fu of Harvard Medical School has recovered and sequenced the DNA from a thighbone of a male hunter-gatherer who lived in what is now Siberia 45,000 years ago.
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Strong vocabulary protects against cognitive decline

Strong vocabulary protects against cognitive decline | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
New research suggests a robust vocabulary may reduce mild cognitive impairment and lead to a lower risk of developing dementia.
Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or incipient dementia is a condition that some people develop as they age.
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45,000-Year-Old Man Was Human-Neanderthal Mix

45,000-Year-Old Man Was Human-Neanderthal Mix | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A Siberian man who was part human and part Neanderthal is shedding light on when Africans first successfully settled in Europe and Asia...and mated with Neanderthals who were already living there.
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The US can learn a lot from New Zealand on how to embrace indigenous cultures

The US can learn a lot from New Zealand on how to embrace indigenous cultures | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Can you imagine NBA players performing a Native American grass dance in an act of team solidarity and national unity? In New Zealand, no one bats an eye
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39,900-Year-Old Indonesian Cave Paintings Rewrite History of Art

39,900-Year-Old Indonesian Cave Paintings Rewrite History of Art | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Elaborate cave paintings of animals and hand stencils on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi were created between 17,400 and 39,900 years ago, according to a team of scientists headed by Dr Anthony Dosseto of the University of Wollongong, New South...
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Raiders of the lost futhark: Spirit of adventure built into Viking DNA - North Shore News

Raiders of the lost futhark: Spirit of adventure built into Viking DNA - North Shore News | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
"Empires have been built by many means, but the implication here is clear, the Vikings built their roving power on a single collective facility: they understood curves. This knowledge enabled . . .
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Climate Change Could Alter the Human Male-Female Ratio

Climate Change Could Alter the Human Male-Female Ratio | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Climate change could affect the ratio of human males to human females that are born in some countries, a new study from Japan suggests.
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Medieval friary and human remains found in Stirling

Medieval friary and human remains found in Stirling | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A current excavation by GUARD Archaeology, which is being carried out as a condition of planning permission for a major development in Stirling city centre, has uncovered human remains, walls and artefacts from Stirling's medieval past.
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600-Year-Old Canoe Discovered in New Zealand

600-Year-Old Canoe Discovered in New Zealand | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Sophisticated oceangoing canoes and favorable winds may have helped early human settlers colonize New Zealand, a pair of new studies shows.
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Wildlife populations down drastically due to human threats to nature

Wildlife populations down drastically due to human threats to nature | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
(AP)—Populations of about 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have plummeted by more than 20 percent in just two years largely because of human threats to nature, says a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups.
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Climate change caused by ocean, not just atmosphere, study finds

Climate change caused by ocean, not just atmosphere, study finds | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Most of the concerns about climate change have focused on the amount of greenhouse gases that have been released into the atmosphere.
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Ancient City Ruled by Genghis Khan's Heirs Is Unearthed in Russia

Ancient City Ruled by Genghis Khan's Heirs Is Unearthed in Russia | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Remains of a 750-year-old city, founded by the descendants of Genghis Khan, have been unearthed along the Volga River in Russia.Among the discoveries are two...
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Easter Island Inhabitants Had Contact with South Americans in 1300-1500

Easter Island Inhabitants Had Contact with South Americans in 1300-1500 | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Evidence for contact between the ancient Rapanui people (inhabitants of Easter Island) and the indigenous peoples of South America sometime between approximately AD 1300 and AD 1500 has been found in the genomes of 27 living Rapanui, according to a...
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Our Ancestor Snoozed Through Dino Extinction

Our Ancestor Snoozed Through Dino Extinction | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Our ancestor's ability to survive the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs could have important medical applications that one day could help a manned trip to Mars.
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6,000-year-old temple found in Ukraine held sacrificial pagan rituals

6,000-year-old temple found in Ukraine held sacrificial pagan rituals | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
Researchers found signs that a 6,000-year-old temple in Ukraine may have been used for ritual animal sacrifices. Signs of charred lamb bones were found on an altar made of clay inside the temple.
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Viking treasure hoard unearthed in Scotland

Viking treasure hoard unearthed in Scotland | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
A hoard of Viking treasure has been unearthed by a metal-detecting enthusiast in one of the most significant finds of its kind ever made in Scotland.
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Penguins use their personalities to prepare for climate change

Penguins use their personalities to prepare for climate change | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
As the global climate continues to change, the ability of many animal species to adapt is being put to the test. Bird populations may be at particular risk.
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200,000 year old Neanderthal remains found in Normandy

200,000 year old Neanderthal remains found in Normandy | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
French archaeologists have discovered some 200,000-year-old Neanderthal human remains in Normandy in an extremely rare discovery in northwestern Europe.
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Scandinavian warriors showed signs of vanity

Scandinavian warriors showed signs of vanity | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it

Scandinavian men who lived 3,000 years ago were buried with bronze straight-edged razors, tweezers and tools that could have been used for manicures. Many men were buried with shaving kits in the early Bronze Age.

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Rights of indigenous peoples within post-2015 Development Agenda

Rights of indigenous peoples within post-2015 Development Agenda | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
The international community is approaching a significant milestone in international development process – a new sustainable Development Agenda for the post-2015 period, which is currently being worked on.
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Ancient human genome from southern Africa throws light on our origins

Ancient human genome from southern Africa throws light on our origins | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
What can DNA from the skeleton of a man who lived 2,330 years ago in the southernmost tip of Africa tell us about ourselves as humans?
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An interesting article on: the social context behind street food: authenticity, #culture and ethnicity

An interesting article on: the social context behind street food: authenticity, #culture and ethnicity | Cultural Worldviews | Scoop.it
By Jonathan Wynn
This weekend I went to go see the Jon Favreau movie, Chef.
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