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Magazine articles on archaeology, paleontology, artifacts, prehistoric origins.
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Chemistry World
January 23, 2013
Chemical climate proxies With the climate change debate as heated as ever, how do scientists reconstruct what the weather was like in the past? Jon Evans looks at the detective chemistry behind such environmental forensic work mark for My Articles 136 similar articles
Chemistry World
December 12, 2012
David Bradley
Cracking old cheese please, Gromit New evidence and chemical research suggests that early farmers made cheese to allow them to cope with the lactose found in raw milk. These farmers may have lacked the enzymes to digest to breakdown the sugar, so would have been lactose intolerant. mark for My Articles 69 similar articles
Chemistry World
October 24, 2012
Delving deeper in the Hall of the Kings A portable and non-invasive technique to study and characterize pigments in ancient architecture has been developed by scientists in Spain. mark for My Articles 18 similar articles
Chemistry World
September 28, 2012
Helen Potter
Molecular fossils: new compounds from 4900-year-old wood If you dug up a wooden artifact, how could you tell what type of tree it came from? French chemists have identified unique molecules from an ancient piece of oak that could hold the key. mark for My Articles 53 similar articles
HHMI Bulletin
Fall 2012
2012 Holiday Lectures on Science -- Changing Planet: Past, Present, Future In HHMI's 2012 Holiday Lectures on Science, three leading scientists will explore the history of life on Earth and the forces that have shaped, and will continue to shape, our ever-changing planet. mark for My Articles 98 similar articles
Chemistry World
June 14, 2012
Laura Howes
Uranium dating fingers Neanderthals as artists Researchers used U-Th ratios to date calcite deposits that overlaid the Paleolithic artwork to calculate a minimum age of the cave paintings. mark for My Articles 36 similar articles
HHMI Bulletin
Feb 2012
Nicole Kresge
Bones, Stones, and Genes Students and teachers joined five experts in what may have been the largest stone tool-making session in the history of human evolution. mark for My Articles 595 similar articles
Chemistry World
June 30, 2011
Mike Brown
Copper signals a colourful past Trace elements found in over 100 million-year-old fossil samples have helped to uncover the colourful past of some prehistoric species, according to an international collaboration of scientists. mark for My Articles 9 similar articles
Chemistry World
March 18, 2011
Rebecca Brodie
Digging deeper into bone fossils The accuracy of studies on ancient bones of interest to archaeologists and paleontologists can be improved thanks to a new procedure designed by scientists in France. mark for My Articles 28 similar articles
January 20, 2011
Michael Rosenwald
Book Review: Naturally Selected: The Evolutionary Science of Leadership How to explain the rise of the mogul class? Why it's evolution, of course. At least that's the theory of the authors of Naturally Selected mark for My Articles 14 similar articles
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