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Archaeologists hope to find traces of original fort at Boonesborough

Archaeologists hope to find traces of original fort at Boonesborough | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
... USA 7:00 PM. Archaeologists here are sweating out the early summer heat this week, digging down through layers of soil and back through 234 years of time to learn more about one of Kentucky's most historic sites.
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Archaeologists Solve Mystery of Palmyra | Archaeology | Sci-News ...

Archaeologists Solve Mystery of Palmyra | Archaeology | Sci-News ... | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A Norwegian-Syrian team of archaeologists has solved one of the great puzzles of the Roman Empire: why was the vibrant city of Palmyra located in the middle of the Syrian Desert?
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Ethiopian Genome and Queen of Sheba

Ethiopian Genome and Queen of Sheba | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A multinational team of researchers from the UK, Ethiopia, Pakistan and Italy has found that the genomes of some Ethiopian populations bear striking similarities to those of populations in Israel and Syria, a potential genetic legacy of the Queen...
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Stonehenge a monument to unity, says new theory - The Bunsen Burner

Stonehenge a monument to unity, says new theory - The Bunsen Burner | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
The Bunsen BurnerStonehenge a monument to unity, says new theoryThe Bunsen BurnerBritish archaeologists have proposed a new theory about the fabled monument of Stonehenge.
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Archaeology & Palaeontology News - Press Releases : New ...

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Archaeology Press Releases and Archaeological News : CORVALLIS, Ore. - A new study of lake sediment cores from Sanak Island in the western Gulf of Alaska suggests that deglaciation there from the last Ice Age took place ...
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Astronomers find planets so close they 'see' each other in night sky

Astronomers find planets so close they 'see' each other in night sky | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Unbelievable but true: Astronomers have discovered two planets so close to each other each can be seen in the other's night sky, just like a moon.
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Shortages: Looking to the future of Earth's resources

Shortages: Looking to the future of Earth's resources | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
In the first of a series of five essays on declining global resources, Roger Harrabin looks ahead to the future of resource exploitation.
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Pixar Reinvents Big Hair for Brave

Pixar Reinvents Big Hair for Brave | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
In the '80s, when you wanted big hair you whipped out the Aqua Net. But it wasn't so easy for animators. The Little Mermaid's Princess Ariel...
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Black Holes May Act as Gigantic Particle Accelerators | Space & Astronomy | Science | Epoch Times

Black Holes May Act as Gigantic Particle Accelerators | Space & Astronomy | Science | Epoch Times | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Theoretical particles called axions may build up around black holes, where they could absorb energy and be detected via gravity waves.
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Voyager Chases The Final Frontier A Little Farther - Science 2.0

Voyager Chases The Final Frontier A Little Farther - Science 2.0 | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
[x]. Stay in touch with the scientific world! ... Voyager 1 is traveling at a speed of about 3.6 Astronomical Units (AU) per year - one 'AU' equals the distance between the Sun and the Earth, or 93 million miles.
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Mysterious structure found on ancient lake — so what is it? - msnbc.com

Mysterious structure found on ancient lake — so what is it? - msnbc.com | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
msnbc.comMysterious structure found on ancient lake — so what is it?
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A microscopic feat: Stunning photos reveal the hidden world of biology - Daily Mail

A microscopic feat: Stunning photos reveal the hidden world of biology - Daily Mail | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Daily MailA microscopic feat: Stunning photos reveal the hidden world of biologyDaily MailA time lapse shot of a cancer cell dividing and beautifully spiky caffeine crystal were all finalists in the Wellcome Image Award.and more »...
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Forgotten Starcluster Useful in Hunt for Earth-Like Planets | Anne's ...

Forgotten Starcluster Useful in Hunt for Earth-Like Planets | Anne's ... | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
A loose group of stars, known for over 180 years, is now an important tool in the quest to understand the evolution of stars like the Sun, and in the search for planets like Earth.
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Alan Turing: Inquest's suicide verdict 'not supportable' - All Things Digital

Alan Turing: Inquest's suicide verdict 'not supportable' - All Things Digital | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Wired NewsAlan Turing: Inquest's suicide verdict 'not supportable'All Things DigitalAlan Turing, the British mathematical genius and codebreaker, may not have committed suicide, as is widely believed, claims an academic.Code Breaker: Alan Turing's...
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Lichen can survive in space: Space station research sheds light on origin of life; potential for better sunscreens

Lichen can survive in space: Space station research sheds light on origin of life; potential for better sunscreens | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
You can freeze it, thaw it, vacuum dry it and expose it to radiation, but still life survives.
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Parts of Mars interior as wet as Earth's

Parts of Mars interior as wet as Earth's | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
The interior of Mars holds vast reservoirs of water, with some spots apparently as wet as Earth's innards, scientists say.
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Historians seek answers from a different sort of buried treasure

Historians seek answers from a different sort of buried treasure | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Blockade runners sunk during the Civil War are spread along the North Carolina coast, relics of a period when Gen. Robert E. Lee called Wilmington his lifeline.
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Richard Dawkins in furious row with EO Wilson over theory of evolution

Richard Dawkins in furious row with EO Wilson over theory of evolution | Science is Cool! | Scoop.it
Book review sparks war of words between grand old man of biology and Oxford's most high-profile Darwinist (interesting ...RT @guardianscience: Richard Dawkins in furious row with EO Wilson over theory of evolution
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