Archaeologists Discover Some of the Amazon’s Oldest Human Burials 0

As early as 10,000 years ago, humans created settlements on elevated forest mounds in parts of southwestern Amazonia With a name like “Treasure Island,” Bolivia’s Isla del Tesoro isn’t what

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How the Camera Introduced Americans to Their Heroines 0

A new show at the National Portrait Gallery spotlights figures including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Lucretia Mott and Margaret Fuller Prior to the advent of photography, the main method of preserving

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Ancient DNA Sheds New Light on the Biblical Philistines 0

A team of scientists sequenced genomes from people who lived in a port city on the Mediterranean coast of Israel between the 12th and 8th centuries B.C. Sometime in the

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