Dr. Vaughn Bryant received the American Association of Scientific Palynology’s 2016 Medal for Scientific Excellence. This award recognizes years of service in teaching, scientific research, and service to AASP. Read the news on the AASP 2016 newsletter.
Texas A&M Professor Dr. Vaughn Bryant’s lab takes on the personality of a beehive. With dozens of jars of honey waiting to be tested for authenticity by Bryant, an internationally-respected palynologist, or one who studies pollen, the near constant activity in the lab that he has operated out of for 20 of his 45 years […]
Texas A&M University experts say a more than 1-ton anchor found in 2008 in Puget Sound north of Seattle is not as old as first thought. School officials on Monday announced restoration of the 10-foot anchor is complete – and it’s not from the HMS Chatham. The British vessel was known to be in the […]
The best evidence yet for an early peopling of the Americas might lie at the bottom of a Florida river. That’s where a team of archaeologists has found ancient stone tools and butchered mastodon bones that have been reliably dated to 14,550 years ago—more than 1000 years before scientists once thought humans first reached the New […]
Dr. Sheela Athreya and PhD student Bonny Christy recently paid a visit to Ujjain, Indian, where they analyzed specimens recovered from the reknown Bhimbetka Rockshelters. These shelters were named a UNESCO World Heritage site due to the presence of numerous Homo erectus fossil and extensive rock art of great antiquity. The local media was excited […]