archaeology http://kbia.org en MU assistant professor finds rare fossils in China http://kbia.org/post/mu-assistant-professor-finds-rare-fossils-china <p>MU assistant professor of geological sciences James Schiffbauer and his team have found rare 500 year old fossilized embryos in China.&nbsp; Now, they are studying how those fossils stayed preserved.</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:41:52 +0000 Kimaya Davis 51316 at http://kbia.org Archaeologists unearth more clues from ancient Cahokia civilization http://kbia.org/post/archaeologists-unearth-more-clues-ancient-cahokia-civilization <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On a blustery day in April, Italian </span>archaeology<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> student Marco </span>Valeri<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> stepped into an </span>archaeological<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> dig at the </span><a href="http://www.cahokiamounds.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Cahokia Mounds</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 29 May 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Gwen Girsdansky & Cade Cleavelin 34474 at http://kbia.org Archaeologists unearth more clues from ancient Cahokia civilization MU archaeology program reacts to predicted industry job growth http://kbia.org/post/mu-archaeology-program-reacts-predicted-industry-job-growth <p>In an archaeological ceramics class at MU, students are learning how humans in the past made pottery. But&nbsp;about three years ago, anthropology professor Todd VanPool started another class in response to a growing demand for professional archaeologists. Over the summer, students can earn credit for fieldwork at a dig site in New Mexico.</p><p>&ldquo;They can learn how to, uh, use the tools properly, how to fill out the forms and do all the things that we expect from professional archaeologists,&rdquo; VanPool said.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 23:15:07 +0000 Andrew Gibson & Min Hee Kim 10852 at http://kbia.org MU archaeology program reacts to predicted industry job growth