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IBM’s AI Helps to Unearth Hidden Nasca Lines

Nov 19, 2019 |

The Nasca Lines, a group of giant, mysterious designs in the earth in southern Peru that date back thousands of years, have mystified explorers and researchers since their rediscovery in the 1920s. Read more…

Databases Used to Trace Western Migrations

Aug 15, 2014 |

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas used three databases of “notable individuals” over the last 2,000 years to trace western migration patterns.

While Rome remained the cultural center of the European continent through the early Middle Ages, the researchers also found that Paris, locations in what is now the Netherlands and northern Italy were among the emerging cities that attracted European intellectuals and those elites who’s birth and death records made it into the databases. Read more…

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