Archive for April 8th, 2009
Hoping to entice expatriates to invest in start-up businesses south of the border, the Mexican government is putting up more than $8 million this year to help them open a store, bakery or other small business in their hometowns.
President Barack Obama invoked “state secrets” to prevent a court from reviewing the legality of the National Security Agency’s warantless wiretapping program, moving late Friday to have a lawsuit that challenged the program dismissed.
The perception that much of prehistory was relatively peaceful is changing. New research has identified evidence of violent assault in the Neolithic. What does this tell us about Stone Age life as a whole? Forensic archaeologist Martin Smith explains.
Roadworks have stirred interest among office workers and amateur archaeologists after examples of hewn stone were found in the area where Liverpool Castle once stood.
ROME — The earthquake in Abruzzo did not spare the region’s artistic patrimony, though government officials said Monday that it was too soon to determine the extent of the damage to historical buildings or works of art.
Archaeologist Magnus Artursson at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, demonstrates in his thesis that societies during the Late Neolithic and Bronze Age had a significantly more varied and complex structure than was previously thought.