News - Full Story
Massive Mississippi Floods May Have Wiped Out Ancient Civilization
05th May, 2015
Source -
Massive floods in the Mississippi River valley may have wiped out an ancient civilization, according to a new study.
Cahokia were the largest prehistoric settlement in the Americas north of Mexico until the year 1200 AD, when the once thriving population began to decline, ultimately disappearing by 1400. Many factors have been blamed for their decline - from extreme droughts to social unrest - but new findings suggest the rise and fall of rivers contributed to the ultimate downfall of the Cahokia civilization.

Latest News
The road to Mount Marathon
Starting out over 100 years ago, the Mouth Marathon Race became an official organized event that challenged racers to cl...-The Northern Light
How a tribe of hunter-gatherers helped me put death into perspective
Death has always been hidden away, but after spending time with an isolated tribe, this writer is ready to face death he...-All MNN Content
Glass eels use an inner compass to navigate the tides
European or glass eels use the planet's magnetic field like a compass and an internal clock to track the tides that take...-All MNN Content
ARTICLE: Bouldering as Treatment for Depression - A Study
A recent study by the University of Arizona suggests that bouldering could be an effective treatment for depression in Articles
A glowing invasion of 'fire bodies' is underway in the Pacific
The massive bloom of bizarre, bioluminescent pyrosomes has marine scientists completely baffled. ...-All MNN Content
James Stewart, pioneering scuba diver, dies at 89 - SCUBA ne
The sun may have an evil twin with a flare for mass extinction
The sun, like many stars, may be a binary, meaning it could have a mass-extinction-causing 'brother.'

[C...-All MNN Content

Shark attacks spearfisherman, who captures it on video
A spearfisherman wearing a head camera captured the intense moment an 8-foot reef shark attacked him and took a bite - SCUBA ne
Coast Guard saves vessel from sinking in Puget Sound
The crew of the Victoria Clipper, a catamaran-style passenger vessel, was in the area and stood by in case the passenger...-The Seattle Times: Home
Yale astronomers identify new exoplanet

A Yale graduate student working in collaboration with a Yale professor and a researcher at NASA’s Ames Research Ce...-Yale Daily News - Latest Issue

Soyuz capsule docks with International Space Station
A Soyuz space capsule carrying astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has docked with the International Spa...-The Seattle Times: Home
Copyright 2014 ExpeditionQuest, Inc. All rights reserved