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Where did agriculture begin? In Turkey, 10,500 years ago

By | 2022-06-23T10:18:45+00:00 June 23rd, 2022|Sci/Tech|

Some tout Israel and the Near East as the point of origin for some domestication of crops and animals, and the advent of agriculture. Prof. Avi Gopher explains why we need to look toward the northern Levant

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Where did agriculture begin? In Turkey, 10,500 years ago

By | 2022-06-23T10:18:45+00:00 June 23rd, 2022|Sci/Tech|

Some tout Israel and the Near East as the point of origin for some domestication of crops and animals, and the advent of agriculture. Prof. Avi Gopher explains why we need to look toward the northern Levant

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Archaeologists find second early mosque in Israel, built by spectacular Byzantine estate

By | 2022-06-22T08:21:56+00:00 June 22nd, 2022|Sci/Tech|

The mosque found in Rahat is more than 1,200 years old; one archaeologist thinks she has uncovered the secret of the Byzantine mansion

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Archaeologists find second early mosque in Israel, built by spectacular Byzantine estate

By | 2022-06-22T08:21:56+00:00 June 22nd, 2022|Sci/Tech|

The mosque found in Rahat is more than 1,200 years old; one archaeologist thinks she has uncovered the secret of the Byzantine mansion

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In first, archaeologists detect opportunistic bacteria in a mummy

By | 2022-06-21T11:23:03+00:00 June 21st, 2022|Sci/Tech|

Gut bacteria had no business being in the gallbladder of Giovanni d'Avalos, who died in 16th century Naples. Now the bacterial culprit has been sequenced, shedding light on the evolution of our friend E. coli

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Sixty Jewish tombstones uncovered at Polish town’s Gestapo headquarters

By | 2022-06-16T11:24:47+00:00 June 16th, 2022|Sci/Tech|

The monuments were found during renovations of the structure in Radzyń Podlaski, once the home of a famous Hasidic dynasty, and have been saved by local volunteers. The Nazis apparently used them as paving stones.

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World’s ‘earliest domestication’ of fruit trees reveals ‘complex society’ in Jordan Valley

By | 2022-06-16T03:01:44+00:00 June 16th, 2022|Sci/Tech|

Israeli researchers find evidence of fig and olive trees that were domesticated 7,000 years ago, bearing far-reaching social and economic implications for the Chalcolithic Age people of Tel Zaf

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The early Christian monastery built on a sun god temple in Turkey

By | 2022-06-14T11:38:27+00:00 June 14th, 2022|Sci/Tech|

Deyrul Zafaran, or the Saffron Monastery, of Mardin arose in the fifth century – and what lies beneath indicates the site in southeastern Turkey had been sacred before

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The early Christian monastery built on a sun god temple in Turkey

By | 2022-06-14T11:38:27+00:00 June 14th, 2022|Sci/Tech|

Deyrul Zafaran, or the Saffron Monastery, of Mardin arose in the fifth century – and what lies beneath indicates the site in southeastern Turkey had been sacred before

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