Experts find early ocher mine in Mexican underwater caves
62 articles from FRIDAY 3.7.2020
Canadian researchers help find evidence of ancient ochre mine in Mexican caves
Experts and cave divers in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula have found ocher mines that are some of the oldest on the continent, which could explain why ancient skeletons were found in the narrow, twisting labyrinths of now-submerged sinkhole caves.
First evidence of snake-like venom glands found in amphibians
An international research team including Canadians has discovered the best-preserved evidence ever found of the earliest humans to inhabit the western hemisphere, dating from 12,000 years...
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Scientific 'red flag' reveals new clues about our galaxy
Caecilians are limbless amphibians that can be easily mistaken for snakes. Though caecilians are only distantly related to their reptilian cousins, researchers describe specialized glands found along the teeth of the ringed caecilian (Siphonops annulatus), which have the same biological origin and possibly similar function to the venom glands of snakes. As such, caecilians may represent the oldest...
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Divers uncover mysteries of earliest inhabitants of Americas deep inside Yucatan caves
By determining how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way, researchers have moved closer to understanding the power behind our galaxy.
Thousands of years ago, the first inhabitants of the Americas journeyed deep into caves to mine red ochre, a highly valued clay earth...