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Sep 2, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mind-altering substances were all the rage 1,500 years ago, at least among certain elite members of a South American society.
Jun 27, 2014 11:30 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
The ancient string-based devices were used to solve mathematical problems and assist in record-keeping.
Feb 26, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A mysterious mummy that sat in a German collection for over a century was once an Incan woman who was murdered with blunt-force trauma to the head, possibly in a ritual sacrifice, new research suggests.
Dec 2, 2011 03:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Mayans never predicted the world would end on Dec. 21, 2012 -- the Doomsday misconception is a "distorted world view of ancient civilizations."
May 24, 2012 03:48 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A tomb yields more than 80 mummies and skeletons -- many belonging to babies.
Dec 12, 2012 03:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
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