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Newswise: A Look Back: The Metcalfe Rooms

A Look Back: The Metcalfe Rooms

SUNY Buffalo State

The Metcalfe Rooms at Buffalo State College help preserve the legacy of the renowned New York City architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White.

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15-Jan-2020 4:05 PM EST
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Neandertals Went Underwater for Their Tools


Neandertals collected clam shells and volcanic rock from the beach and coastal waters of Italy during the Middle Paleolithic, according to a study published January 15, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Paola Villa of the University of Colorado and colleagues.

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9-Jan-2020 12:40 PM EST
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Study puts the 'Carib' in 'Caribbean,' boosting credibility of Columbus' cannibal claims

Florida Museum of Natural History

Christopher Columbus' accounts of the Caribbean include harrowing descriptions of fierce raiders who abducted women and cannibalized men - stories long dismissed as myths.

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10-Jan-2020 11:30 AM EST
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Newswise: If trees could talk

If trees could talk

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Researchers at West Virginia University are using tree-ring dating to determine not only when trees were cut down to build historic log buildings in the region but also what the forests were like before European immigrants arrived.

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7-Jan-2020 12:15 PM EST
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Over-Hunting Walruses Contributed to the Collapse of Norse Greenland, Study Suggests

University of Cambridge

The mysterious disappearance of Greenland's Norse colonies sometime in the 15th century may have been down to the overexploitation of walrus populations for their tusks, according to a study of medieval artefacts from across Europe.

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6-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
Newswise: Gaps in the Iron Curtain

Gaps in the Iron Curtain

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

A West Virginia University history alumnus is the recipient of the nation’s top award for his dissertation research in Italian history. Luke Gramith received the 2019 Cappadocia Award from the Society for Italian Historical Studies in December.

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6-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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