News tagged with ancient civilizations

A sea of challenges for the Mediterranean Sea

Cradle of great ancient civilizations, superhighway for trade and transport, treasure-trove of biodiversity, the Mediterranean -- the world's best known sea -- faces a sea of challenges in the 21st century, including climate ch ...

Apr 11, 2012
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Researcher cuts teeth in new method

University of Alberta researcher Nicole Burt took up an odd moonlighting job to further her research. She became a surrogate tooth fairy.

Apr 06, 2012
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New insights into the life of the Maya

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ancient artifacts are almost always concerned with rich and powerful religious and political leaders, but new excavations of an ancient Maya site have unearthed a pyramid decorated with murals ...

Nov 16, 2009 weblog
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