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New dates for ancient stone tools in China point to local invention of complex technology

You probably think of new technologies as electronics you can carry in a pocket or wear on a wrist. But some of the most profound technological innovations in human evolution have been made out of sto…
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Feature: Museum on ancient Greek technology offers insight into pioneering inventions

  1. Feature: Museum on ancient Greek technology offers insight into pioneering inventions  Xinhua
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The Famous Ancient Chinese Inventions of Zhang Heng – Ancient Origins


Ancient Origins

The Famous Ancient Chinese Inventions of Zhang Heng
Ancient Origins
He was well-versed in the fields of mechanics and gears, and applied his extensive knowledge in several of his ancient Chinese inventions, such as the world's first water-powered armillary sphere to represent astronomical observations, and the world's

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The ‘first truly American’ invention: Re-creating ancient weapons sheds new light on human history

KENT, OHIO – Metin Eren wasn’t satisfied just digging up ancient arrowheads to learn about the past. He wanted to use them for their intended purpose. But shooting and shattering priceless millennia-old tips is out of the question, so instead the …
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Atheism has ancient roots and is not ‘modern invention’, claims new text

Cambridge academic’s new book disputes that atheism is a ‘modern invention’ and sets out evidence that ‘disbelief in the supernatural is as old as the hills’ Atheism is not a modern invention from the western Enlightenment, but actually dates …
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