Archeology http://www.kplu.org en Royal Recovery: Remains ID'd As Those Of King Richard III http://www.kplu.org/post/remains-found-beneath-parking-lot-idd-king-richard-iii Remains found under what's now a parking lot in the English city of Leicester have been confirmed to be those of King Richard III, <a href="http://www.le.ac.uk/richardiii/" target="_blank">researchers at the University of Leicester announced Monday</a>.<p>NPR's Philip Reeves tells our Newscast Desk that the skeleton of the ruler immortalized by William Shakespeare was identified thanks to a DNA match with a distant relative. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:50:49 +0000 Mark Memmott 7724 at http://www.kplu.org Royal Recovery: Remains ID'd As Those Of King Richard III Mystery solved: Who the 'Kennewick Man' really was http://www.kplu.org/post/mystery-solved-who-kennewick-man-really-was <p>For one thing, Kennewick Man –&nbsp;the 9,500-year-old remains found in the shallows of the Columbia River more than 16 years ago –&nbsp;was buff. We’re talking beefcake.</p><p>So says Doug Owsley, head of physical anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Owsley led the study of the ancient remains.</p><p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:39:11 +0000 Anna King 6690 at http://www.kplu.org Mystery solved: Who the 'Kennewick Man' really was Fixer-upper in the Dalles yields valuable Chinese artifacts http://www.kplu.org/post/fixer-upper-dalles-yields-valuable-chinese-artifacts <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-976025.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-976025.mp3</a></p><p>THE DALLES, Ore. &ndash; A fixer-upper is paying unexpected dividends for a couple in The Dalles, Oregon.</p><p>The back parking lot of the old building they bought as an investment is yielding artifacts that give rare insight into the lives of pioneer Chinese immigrants in the Northwest.</p><p> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:25:47 +0000 Tom Banse 2006 at http://www.kplu.org Fixer-upper in the Dalles yields valuable Chinese artifacts