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Archaeology

Dig seeks traces of battlefield

Dig seeks traces of battlefield

Published Jan 6, 2014

Binghamton University archaeologists recently took their shovels to a cornfield, searching for evidence that could earn the scene of a Revolutionary War battle a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more

Hearing changes could be ancient in the human line

Hearing changes could be ancient in the human line

Published May 16, 2013

A Binghamton University study of two ancient hominins from South Africa suggests that changes in the shape and size of the middle ear occurred early in our evolution. Such alterations could have profoundly changed what our ancestors could hear — and perhaps how they could communicate, Nature reports this week. Read more

Archaeologist named Fulbright scholar

Archaeologist named Fulbright scholar

Published Jan 30, 2012

Binghamton doctoral student Heidi Savery hopes to use archaeology to advance a Jamaican community. Read more

Ancient teeth raise new questions

Ancient teeth raise new questions

Published Feb 9, 2011

Eight small teeth found in an Israeli cave raise big questions about the earliest existence of humans and where we may have originated, a Binghamton anthropologist says. Read more

Nina Versaggi on the work done by the Public Archaeology Facility

Nina Versaggi on the work done by the Public Archaeology Facility

Published Dec 3, 2009

Researchers at Binghamton University's Public Archaeology Facility (PAF) are rewriting some of the most widely accepted theories about prehistoric life in New York state. Read more