In this Aug. 13, 2010 photo provided by the North Dakota Petroleum Council is an oil rig in North Dakota's oil patch. (AP Photo/North Dakota Petroleum Council)

Oil boom produces jobs bonanza for archaeologists

TIOGA, N.D. (AP) — Drilling crews are eager to plunge their equipment into the ground. Road builders are ready to start highway projects, and construction workers need to dig. But across the hyperactive oil fields […]


Stone tools focus picture of ancient Americans

(AP) – Stone tools and human DNA from ancient caves in Oregon offer new evidence of how some of the first Americans spread through the continent: quite apart from the better-known Clovis culture, a separate […]


Subway work unearths ancient road in Greece

(AP) – Archaeologists in Greece’s second-largest city have uncovered a 70-meter (230-foot) section of an ancient road built by the Romans that was the city’s main travel artery nearly 2,000 years ago. The marble-paved road […]



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,184 other followers