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Identified metabolites in Scrophularia and Verbascum species and their tissues
Iridoid and phenylethanoid / phenylpropanoid glycosides are reported to have significant anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive activities, and plants containing these secondary metabolites are widely used for their medicinal ...
What serves as evidence for the presence (or absence) of Pleistocene language?
(Journal of Anthropological Sciences, 2013)
Benítez-Burraco & Barceló-Coblijn present some good reasons for showing caution before interpreting evidence for the introgression of DNA from “archaic” human populations, such as Neandertals and Denisovans, into anatomically ...
Patterns of Admixture and Population Structure in Native Populations of Northwest North America
(Public Library of Science, 2014)
The initial contact of European populations with indigenous populations of the Americas produced diverse admixture processes across North, Central, and South America. Recent studies have examined the genetic structure of ...
Earliest Mexican Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) in the Maya Region: Implications for pre-Hispanic Animal Trade and the Timing of Turkey Domestication
(PLOS One, 2012)
Late Preclassic (300 BC–AD 100) turkey remains identified at the archaeological site of El Mirador (Petén, Guatemala) represent the earliest evidence of the Mexican turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) in the ancient Maya world. ...
Towering enigma: an examination of late Pueblo II and Pueblo III towers in the northern San Juan region
One of the most impressive structural elements of ancestral Puebloan cultureis the masonry tower, a structure most commonly found during the Pueblo III (A.D.1150-1300) period of northern San Juan region occupation. This ...
Materials and Contexts for a Culture History of the Columbia Plateau
(University of Utah Press, 2004)
This chapter is an overview of the prehistoric occupation of the southern part of the Plateau cultural area (hereafter called the Columbia Plateau). It is important to remember that the Plateau in general and the Columbia ...
Experimental and Archaeological Verification of an Index of Retouch for Hafted Bifaces
(American Antiquity, 2006)
The relative amount of retouch on stone tools is central to many archaeological studies linking stone tool assemblages to broader issues of human social and economic land-use strategies. Unfortunately, most retouch measures ...
Public Benefits of Archaeological Research
(University Press of Florida, 2002)
The benefits of archaeological research are often not directly accessible to the public because the work is highly technical, and research results are generally published in books and articles written primarily for other ...
Comments on the cultural resources of Area 6, San Juan County, Utah
Prepared for meeting organized by Senator Robert Bennett.