Researchers hunt for 17th century 'witch bottles'

A team of archaeologists and historians from MOLA and the University of Hertfordshire are calling on people who may have discovered 17th century 'witch bottles' during restoration work or know of examples curated at their ...

Early proto-porcelain from China likely made from local materials

Early Chinese proto-porcelain was likely made from materials gathered locally, according to a study published November 4, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Yu Li from the Fudan University, Shanghai, China, and colleagues.

China discovers primitive, 5,000-year-old writing

Archaeologists say they have discovered a new form of primitive writing in markings on stoneware excavated from a relic site in eastern China dating about 5,000 years back. The inscriptions are about 1,400 years older than ...

China's Lenovo buys cloud computing firm Stoneware

(AP)—China's Lenovo Group said Tuesday it's buying small U.S. software company Stoneware as it seeks to gain a foothold in the rapidly growing field of cloud computing.