Sacred greenhouses.

22 March 2011 grant b 0

DiscoveryNews digs up evidence of American slaves holding religious rituals and conducting scientific research in the masters’ greenhouses: As they dug below a north-facing back […]

Blood. Sweat. Horses.

1 March 2011 grant b 1

Archaeology Daily closes in on the real story behind ancient China’s legendary blood-sweating horses: The bones of 80 horses unearthed from the mausoleum of a […]

Why thank you, Br’er Fox….

4 February 2011 grant b 0

Humans weren’t best friends with dogs first, says the Discoveryon blog. Archaeologists have found evidence that foxes may have been our pets first: Scientists analysing […]

An older testament.

13 April 2010 grant b 0

The Vancouver Sun unearths the story of a possible Assyrian source for the Hebrew covenant: The tablet, dating to about 670 BC, is a treaty […]

Eldest alphabet.

19 February 2010 grant b 0

New Scientist takes a closer look at the squiggly bits around some famous cave paintings – shapes that might just be some of the world’s […]