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ITHACA, NY — A team of undergraduate researchers from Ithaca College traveled to Las Vegas to scan for subsurface cultural features at the Larder Site — an archaeological site occupied by Native Americans nearly 2,000 years ago —as part of a preservation project along the Las Vegas Wash.

The team conducted a geophysical survey of the prehistoric site using...

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ITHACA, NY — The historic Washington, D.C., home where Abraham Lincoln spent summers during his presidency and wrote his preliminary draft of the Emancipation Proclamation was recently lit up by a green laser, all in the name of preservation. A team of undergraduate students from Ithaca College traveled to Washington to document President...

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ITHACA, NY — Seth McFarlane and Carl Sagan. Associating those two names may confuse folks familiar with the works of both men. McFarlane's Emmy Award-winning TV show "Family Guy" is an often brilliant but equally crude and over-the-top examination of popular culture, while the late Sagan was a world-renowned and respected astronomer.

Yet the two now share a place...

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