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- Scientists identify contents of ancient Maya drug containers
Scientists have identified the presence of a non-tobacco plant in ancient Maya drug containers for the first time. The researchers detected Mexican marigold (Tagetes lucida) in residues taken from 14 miniature Maya ceramic
Science Daily. Friday, 15 Jan 2021.
- Researcher cracks the hidden strengthening mechanism in biological ceramics
In addition to adding strength, this design allows the structure to use its crack patterns to minimize damage into the inner shell.
Science Daily. Wednesday, 6 Jan 2021.
- Weeks-Old Statue of Breonna Taylor Is Battered in Oakland, Calif.
The vandalism of the ceramic
sculpture of Ms. Taylor near City Hall is under investigation, the police said.
New York Times. Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020.
- Ceramic bust of Breonna Taylor in Oakland is smashed by vandals
The bust of Breonna Taylor, created by artist Leo Carson, was found vandalized just two weeks after it installation in Oakland's Latham Square near City Hall on December 12.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020.
- Archaeologists rediscover 1600-year-old Roman pagan figurine workshop in Israel
An ancient Roman ceramic
workshop was first discovered in 1934 and lost in the 1940s. Experts have rediscovered it after finding a trove of pagan figurines and oil lamps some 1,600 years old.
Daily Mail. Monday, 14 Dec 2020.
- Remnants of Woodland Iroquois Village Discovered in Ontario
Excavations have unearthed 35,000 artifacts, including carbonized corn, ceramics
and stone tools
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- Meet the First Black Woman to Represent the U.S. at the Art World's Biggest Fair
Simone Leigh, whose large-scale ceramics
explore black female subjectivity, will exhibit her work at the 2022 Venice Biennale
Smithsonian. Monday, 19 Oct 2020.
- This Is the Way: Baby Yoda Tiki Mugs Are Here
Enjoy your favorite beverage with this beautiful ceramic
Baby Yoda tiki mug based on the hit series 'The Mandalorian.'
Mental Floss. Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020.
- Smart Cascade Bird Bath Fountain - CNET
Bowls and pitcher made from ceramic, Solar power, Weather resistant
CNET. Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020.
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