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Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 06:09:15 -0800

Peru's mysterious Nazca Lines etched into the desert centuries ago may be world famous, but far older geoglyphs have been identified in the Middle East. Scientists believe two wheel-shaped patterns spotted at Wadi Wisad, in the Black Desert of Jordan ...

The Weather Network

The Weather Network
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:30:00 -0700

Mammoth and caribou remains have been found on Vancouver Island and in southwestern B.C. in the past. Researchers used a technique called optical dating combined with pollen and spore analysis to draw their recent conclusions. Source: Vancouver ...

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 06:07:31 -0700

The researchers applied a technique called optical dating as well as detailed pollen and spore analysis on exposed layers of peat and sediment in a cliffside at Cape Ball in Naikoon Provincial Park on Graham Island to paint a picture of the archipelago ...
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:03:45 -0700

The technique of optical dating was first reported 30 years ago, and has since revolutionized studies of events that occurred during the past 500,000 years. Here, two practitioners of optical dating assess its impact and consider its future.

The WSU Sign Post

The WSU Sign Post
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:30:00 -0800

“Everyone has heard of radio-carbon dating,” Rich said, “but optical dating is relatively new and is quite a robust dating technique.” Rich explained that you can date things that are relatively recent and also things that are hundreds of thousands of ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:11:54 -0800

In addition the study will have optical dating of sediments to find out their age upto half a million years, Prof. Sharma explained. This data on dating sediments will be related to global climate change phases and regional ones too since there are ...


Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:43:12 -0700

Porat used a technique called optical dating to measure the amount of radiation that had been absorbed from the environment in two of the leopard traps. By comparing that with background levels of radiation in the area, which have changed very little ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 03:00:59 -0700

It may look like an unremarkable pile of rocks in the middle of an inhospitable Israeli desert. But archaeologists have discovered that this primitive structure is in fact a 5,000-year-old trap used to capture leopards. They had originally thought that ...

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