What is evolution?
By: Christyl Rivers
Evolution is the theory that life forms gradually adapt and change over millions of years. Evolution, like the theory of gravity, says that it is most likely that natural laws have allowed predictable patterns that can be tested with science. Like all theories, evolution is...
By: Jane Allyson
The Neolithic period is also known as the New Stone Age and occurred about 9500 BC in the Middle East. It marked the time when people stopped being nomadic hunters and started to use agriculture as a way of life. The Neolithic period is defined...
The Neolithic Period: An overview
By: Nancy Seddens
The term Neolithic is used to designate the period where farming took hold and replaced the former hunter gatherer culture. Different geographic areas entered their Neolithic period at different times. Farming brought not only increased nutritional security but also enabled and promoted weaving and pottery...
By: Michael Fassbender
The art of mummification is one of the great achievements of ancient Egyptian civilization. There was not a single, unchanging system; over the course of some three thousand years of history, the process of mummification was gradually refined, with occasional setbacks as well. Moreover, different...
By: Maureen Leung
Culture loss happens when contemporary culture replaces traditional culture. It is difficult to prevent culture loss as society continues to change. Individuals are not able to use traditional culture to adapt a new way of life. Instead, they have to learn and adapt new culture...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Underground as well as above ground pipes, arches, an accurate gradient, and inverted siphons are all important features of ancient Roman aqueducts. The aqueducts provided water for drinking as well as for fountains and bathing that later emptied into sewers. The Romans built most of...
Features of ancient Roman aqueducts
By: Nancy Seddens
The Roman aqueducts were a multi-step system for bringing water from a distance to Roman cities and from there to distribute it. The aqueducts began as stone, brick or volcanic concrete channels that carried water at a slight downward slope from their source, and from...
Views on the theories of evolution
By: Christyl Rivers
There are many views on evolution. Most are well worth the total value of those trace bits of matter: water and other molecules, and minerals, that they add up to in their host organism, which is to say, not all that much. This is not...
By: William O'Neal Stringer
The approximate age of ancient artifacts can be determined as long as the artifact is not older than 50,000 years. It's a technique called carbon-14 dating. All organisms that live on the Earth are based on carbon. This would be wood, plants, animals and...
By: Samuel Reid
Determining the age of artifacts has helped humans to learn more about history, and about the civilizations and ages that came before the present day. For example, if you take the example of an ancient artifact (such as a fossil), it's age can be used...

 

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