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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Phillip Tobias, a renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died Thursday. He was 86. Tobias died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, according to South Africa's...
Archaeologists have uncovered the stone and brick foundation of a St. Mary's City structure that served as Maryland's first state house. The Calvert House site was identified in the 1980s. On Thursday, the Historic St. Mary's City museum announced its...
Tags: St. Mary's City, Arts and Culture
WSBT-TV ReporterA late-afternoon find Tuesday had all the makings of a mystery just waiting to be solved. Mishawaka Police and Indiana Department of Natural Resources officers were called to a scene on University Court Drive after police got a call of a “headstone...
FOX NewsMaybe the 1992 movie Brendan Fraser film Encino Man wasn’t too far from the mark? Fossilized human feces and other evidence from a West Coast cave demonstrates the existence of a long-lost, 13,500-year-old American culture, scientists said...
Tags: Fossils, University of Oregon, Caves and Caverns, Science, DNA
Archaeologists Scott Parker and Doug Stine will lead a workshop on exploring a historic cemetery without digging into the soil. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Renfrew Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro. The rain date...
Few patches of ground looked less promising when student archaeologists began probing the center of historic James Fort toward the end of their 2010 summer field school. Scoured out by slaves for the construction of a Confederate earthwork, the...
When archaeologist William Kelso began digging at Jamestown in 1994, few historians gave him much chance of finding the long-lost English fort of 1607. Most believed the pioneering outpost had disappeared into the James River by the 1800s. Some noted...
Federal officials are replacing the food pyramid with a full plate — and while experts say that the new approach is an imperfect solution, it's a vast improvement on the much-maligned My Pyramid. At a news conference Thursday morning, First Lady...
For the next couple of weeks, some local college students are taking part in an archaeological dig at the original home of Havilah Beardsley, Elkhart’s founder. And as WSBT's Ed Ernstes reports in the video attached above, it's providing clues to...
Tags: Arts and Culture
Three years of digging at a prehistoric Indian site in Anne Arundel County has unearthed the oldest structures and human habitations in Maryland and is making this bluff above the Patuxent River one of the most important archaeological sites in the Mid-...
Volunteer archaeologists are descending on leafy Lafayette Square in West Baltimore this weekend in an effort to uncover relics from Camp Hoffman, a Union army encampment that stood there during the Civil War. Just hours into the project Friday, while...
Tags: Maryland, Christianity, Politics, Health, Inner Harbor
Gayle Anderson was live in Downtown Los Angeles at the California Science Center for the arrival of the West Coast premiere of "CLEOPATRA: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt." The exhibit opens at the California Science Center May 23rd. "CLEOPATRA"...
Tags: Europe, Egypt, Science, Sculpture, Science and Technology
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