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Mideast Skull Find Sheds Light on Human Ancestors' Trek

Mideast Skull Find Sheds Light on Human Ancestors' Trek

AFP (Jan. 29, 2015) — A 55,000-year-old partial skull found in the Middle East gives clues to when our ancestors left their African homeland, and strengthens theories that they co-habited with Neanderthals. Duration: 00:54 Video provided by AFP
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Ancient Skull May Mark Where Humans First Met Neanderthals

Ancient Skull May Mark Where Humans First Met Neanderthals

Newsy (Jan. 28, 2015) — A 55,000-year-old skull fragment found in an Israeli cave might mark one of the first areas where modern humans and Neanderthals met. Video provided by Newsy
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X-Rays Could Help Scientists Read Carbonized Ancient Scrolls

X-Rays Could Help Scientists Read Carbonized Ancient Scrolls

Newsy (Jan. 21, 2015) — Using x-rays, scientists have been able to look inside thousand-year-old scrolls from an ancient Roman library and could be able to read them soon. Video provided by Newsy
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Raw: X-Ray Unlocks Secrets of Ancient Scroll

Raw: X-Ray Unlocks Secrets of Ancient Scroll

AP (Jan. 20, 2015) — Scientists have succeeded in reading parts of an ancient scroll that was buried in a volcanic eruption almost 2,000 years ago, holding out the promise that the world's oldest surviving library may one day reveal all of its secrets. (Jan. 20) Video provided by AP
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