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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.

Using Indus Valley expertise to tackle some Current Issues in South Asia
14th June 2018 | harappa.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Dave, author of the novel Trade Winds to Meluha concludes with a plea for education and a rekindled awareness of the positive lessons we can draw from ancient Indus practice.

The Milky Way Just Got Larger
14th June 2018 blogs.discovermagazine.com | Space

Using a large survey of stars instead of just models, astronomers have now determined the disk of our galaxy to be 200,000 light-years across — twice as large as was believed a decade ago.

Archaeologists excavate a prehistoric settlement in Northern Scotland
14th June 2018 | heritagedaily.com | Ancient, Humans

The most exciting structural find was a perfectly preserved hearth constructed of orthostats, a base slab and packing stones.

Earliest Rainforest Frogs Preserved in Amber
14th June 2018 blogs.discovermagazine.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Researchers just found four frogs preserved in amber at nearly 100 million years old suggesting frogs have been hanging out in the rainforest much longer than previously shown.

Victory for Native Americans on salmon fishing
14th June 2018 | ntnews.com.au | Animal Life, Humans

The court tied 4-4 in a case pitting Washington state against the northwestern state’s 21 Native American tribes.

New research unveils true origin of ancient turquoise
14th June 2018 eurekalert.org | Ancient, Earth, Humans

Geochemical analyses of ancient turquoise artifacts refute long-held claims that it was imported to Mexico from US.

Native Americans fear US-Mexico border wall will destroy ancient culture
14th June 2018 | trtworld.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

Tribal leaders fear a border wall as envisioned by Trump will sever access to the Rio Grande river’s water, spoiling religious traditions and ruining ancient culture for the tribes.

Will we ever colonise an asteroid?
14th June 2018 | bbc.com | Humans, Space, Tech

The asteroid belt is rich with precious metals. There are already plans for asteroid mining but could we ever build a colony on one?

The lives of female scientists in India are being chronicled online
13th June 2018 | nature.com | Humans

More than 100 researchers describe their work and the struggles they face, including gender bias and achieving a positive work–life balance.

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