Other finds of Neolithic date near to Horton include a burial site and a ritual processional way known as a cursus that stretched for 2.5 miles.Because of their size, these burial and ritual sites have been easier for archaeologists to find.
Application of Metagenomics for identification of novel petroleum hydrocarbon degrading enzymes in natural asphalts from the Rancho La Brea tar pits.
China was one of the earliest centers of human civilization.
Chinese civilization was also one of the few to invent writing independently, the others being ancient Mesopotamia (Sumerians), Ancient India (Indus Valley Civilization), the Mayan Civilization, and Ancient Egypt.
For centuries, China was the world's most advanced civilization, and the cultural center of East Asia, with an impact lasting to the present day.
China is also the source of many great technical inventions developed throughout world history, including the four great inventions of ancient China: Paper, the compass, gunpowder, and printing.