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Ancient brewery discovered on mountaintop in Peru

...t of having been buried under collapsed walls, the ruins of the Wari settlement on Cerro Bal are well preserved. Archaeologists discovered Cerro Bal in the early 1980s and conducted preliminary excavations in 1989. Extensive investigations have been underway for the past five years, and this season reveal...

Stonehenge study tells pagans and historians it's good to talk

... plans. For many pagans, prehistoric sites are not ruins but living temples or sacred sites. They feel draw...uch as Stonehenge invariably show them as dramatic ruins in splendid isolation, removing any signs of people or present-day activity. And the emphasis on suc...

Microbes found in Mayan ruins may deteriorate stone from inside out

...bial community inside the porous stone of the Maya ruins in Mexico that may be capable of causing rapid det...mportant implications for the conservation of Maya ruins as well as other stone objects and structures," says Christopher McNamara, a researcher on the study...

Ancient Inca road in desperate need of protection

...e's spiritual capital in Cusco, Peru to the iconic ruins of Machu Picchu. Today, less than half of the route has been formally surveyed, but much it is thought to be damaged by road construction, development and neglect. And despite its historical importance, none of the Gran Ruta's 8,500 km route is forma...

Study tracks health of rescue dogs, handlers involved in searches at World Trade Center and Pentagon

... among the thousands of others who have combed the ruins of the World Trade Center and Pentagon. "Were very concerned that many volunteers, particularly those with no formal training in search and rescue, may have difficulty putting their experiences behind them," said Hunt, who has studied depression and ...

Fulbright fellow develops environmental biology courses in Zimbabwe

...ills Park to see the stone formations. He saw the ruins of the Great Zimbabwe and Khami, an ancient sun-worshipping civilization, and the Cyreme Mission where an artist priest had painted the walls with African versions of Biblical stories. Buikema visited the Bushman cave paintings, took a couple of bus...

Vanderbilt archaeological team unearths buried Maya royal palace

...ion-covered royal palace sits in the center of the ruins of an ancient city named Cancuén, which means "place of serpents." It is located in a remote area of the Petén rainforest of Guatemala that has been largely overlooked by archaeologists. The expedition that has begun to map and excavate the s...

Ancient mediterranean port city may have been holy land way station

...e and several of their students began studying the ruins in 1996 after learning of them from Bob Carter, an American traveler who briefly explored Aperlae in the 1970s. One highlight of the 1996 season was the discovery of three large, rectangular brick tanks now submerged in the harbor that were likely u...

Radiating relief: Researcher combats stubborn arthritis with neutrons

...o kill the synovium, the lining that overgrows and ruins a joint afflicted with rheumatoid arthritis. She is testing the technique on rabbits and hopes to test it on humans in a few years. Yanch injects a boron compound into an arthritic joint and exposes the joint to a beam of subatomic particles called n...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Two recent papers by a University of Colorado ... scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, ... other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey S. Kieft, PhD, ... the School of Medicine and an early career ... colleagues recently published articles in the scholarly journals ...
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