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Long-Lost Panda Relative Revealed by 22,000-Year-Old Fossil
19th June 2018 news.nationalgeographic.com | Ancient, Animal Life

The weathered remains from a cave in China contain the world’s oldest sample of panda DNA.

What is cannabis oil and how does it work?
19th June 2018 | theguardian.com | Earth, Humans

Your questions about the medical use of cannabis oil answered.

CERES HAS EVEN MORE ORGANIC MOLECULES ON IT THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT
19th June 2018 | universetoday.com | Space

Last year, scientists with NASA’s Dawn mission made a startling discovery when they detected complex chains of carbon molecules – organic material essential for life – in patches on the surface of Ceres.

Out of their minds: wild ideas at the ‘Coachella of consciousness’
19th June 2018 | theguardian.com | Earth, Humans

An annual conference on consciousness in the Arizona desert takes an anything-goes approach to some seriously wacky theories.

This Supercomputer Can Calculate in 1 Second What Would Take You 6 Billion Years
19th June 2018 | livescience.com | Humans, Tech

The supercomputer — which fills a server room the size of two tennis courts — can spit out answers to 200 quadrillion calculations per second, or 200 petaflops.

Americans have been lighting up for more than 3000 years, ancient pipe reveals
17th June 2018 | sciencemag.org | Ancient, Humans

Animal bones found alongside the pipe were dated to between 1685 and 1530 B.C.E., indicating the pipe is the earliest evidence yet of tobacco smoking in North America.

Native American Two-Spirits Look to Reclaim Lost Heritage
17th June 2018 | voanews.com | Ancient, Humans

Before colonization, Two-Spirits were the balance-keepers blessed to be able to see life through male and female eyes.

How Native American food is tied to important sacred stories
17th June 2018 theconversation.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth, Humans

The latest Supreme Court case coincides with a resurgence of interest among a new generation of scholars and activists who are learning about and reviving indigenous food systems.

‘This is my boy’s medicine’: a mother’s plea for UK to legalise cannabis oil
15th June 2018 | theguardian.com | Humans

Charlotte Caldwell says she and her epileptic son Billy are effectively in exile due to ‘horrendous’ drugs policy.

Astronomers see distant eruption as black hole destroys star
15th June 2018 | heritagedaily.com | Space

For the first time, astronomers have directly imaged the formation and expansion of a jet of material ejected when the gravity of a supermassive black hole ripped apart a star that wandered too close.

Illegal trade in antiquities: a scourge that has gone on for millennia too long
15th June 2018 | heritagedaily.com | Ancient, Humans

Looting of artefacts has always been a sign of military might or economic power. Over millennia, conquering generals would take away with them trophies to adorn their cities.

The neurons that rewrite traumatic memories
15th June 2018 | sciencedaily.com | Humans

Neuroscientists have located the cells that help reprogram long-lasting memories of traumatic experiences towards safety, a first in neuroscience.

US army to return remains of Native American children a century after their deaths
15th June 2018 | theguardian.com | Humans

The remains will be transferred to the children’s descendants in Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota, who requested the exhumations.

Ancient mammal ancestor found and identified in China
15th June 2018 phys.org | Ancient, Animal Life

The well-preserved (and nearly complete) skeleton was unearthed in Yixian County, has been dated to approximately 126 million years ago, and has been identified as eutherian.

ANCIENT EGYPT: 3,500 YEAR OLD ROCK ART WITH EARLY FORM OF HIEROGLYPHS DISCOVERED IN DESERT
15th June 2018 | newsweek.com | Ancient, Humans

According to Darnell, the inscriptions found on the rock slabs represent the earliest form of writing in Egypt, which was a precursor to the hieroglyphic script.

This Tech Expert Says NASA’s Asteroid Data Is Flawed—Now Scientists Are Backing Him Up
15th June 2018 | outerplaces.com | Humans, Space

Data from NeoWISE has come under fierce criticism from a former Microsoft chief technologist, who has accused NASA of using shoddy methods and even doctoring data.

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