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Friday, November 20
November 20, 2009

¬†Sediment cores taken from Indiana’s Appleman Lake reveal that megafauna declined 15,000 years ago, during a time of major environmental changes. “We can’t resolve the climate versus human debate but we have eliminated one of the main hypotheses for each camp,” said Jacquelyn Gill of the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Three skeletons were revealed during […]

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Thursday, November 19
November 19, 2009

A Union gunship, the USS Westfield, has been recovered as part of the preparations to deepen a shipping channel near Pelican Island, Texas. The ship exploded on New Year’s Day, 1863, while its crew prepared to scuttle it, killing 14. What remains will be conserved at Texas A&M University.¬†¬† The Archaeological Institute of America, ARCHAEOLOGY’s […]

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