Topic: Archeology

Maya Scholar Deciphers Meaning of Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

June 28, 2012
Maya Scholar Deciphers Meaning of Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

A recent discovery in Maya ruins of Guatemala, deciphered by UT art historian David Stuart, yields only the second reference to 2012. But what does it mean?

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Famous Fossil Lucy Scanned at The University of Texas at Austin, Offers New Insights into Ancient Human Ancestor

Feb. 6, 2009

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with the Ethiopian government, have completed the first high-resolution CT scan of the world's most famous fossil, Lucy, an ancient human ancestor who lived 3.2 million years ago.

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New Fossil Reveals Primates Lingered in Texas; Climate Provided Refuge for Diminishing Population

Oct. 13, 2008

More than 40 million years ago, primates preferred Texas to northern climates that were significantly cooling, according to new fossil evidence discovered by Chris Kirk, physical anthropologist at The University of Texas at Austin.

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