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During the last ice age, humans in Africa lived in the mountains
12th August 2019 | earth.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

The researchers found that humans settled higher up in the mountains earlier than previously realized and lived in the region for more extended periods as well during the Middle Pleistocene Epoch.

Fossil find reveals that the world’s largest parrot was over three feet tall
8th August 2019 nosymedia.info | Ancient, Animal Life

Heracles inexpectatus lived in New Zealand 19 million years ago. It was over three feet tall and weighed greater than 15 kilos.

What Would Happen If A ‘City-Killer’ Asteroid Hits London? Scientists Discuss Grim Scenario
8th August 2019 | ibtimes.com | Earth, Humans, Space

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and cosmochemist Natalie Starkey recently discussed what would happen if the asteroid that caused the Chelyabinsk impact event hit a heavily-populated city.

Astronomers uncover ‘invisible’ massive ancient galaxies
8th August 2019 edition.cnn.com | Space
The new prevalence of these galaxies, which are connected with supermassive black holes and dark matter, contradicts the current known models of the universe.
Explorers to sail ancient Black Sea route on reed boat Abora IV
7th August 2019 | euronews.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

An international team of archaeologists and explorers is preparing to set sail on a reed boat, hoping to prove that Greek аrgonauts were not the first to trade on the Black Sea.

Asteroid’s surprise close approach illustrates need for more eyes on the sky
7th August 2019 phys.org | Earth, Space

Archival records from sky surveys show it had previously been observed but wasn’t recognised as a near-Earth asteroid.

More People Die Defending the Environment in a Year Than UK and Australian Soldiers Combined
7th August 2019 earther.gizmodo.com | Earth, Humans

The study used data on the number of environmental defender deaths collected from the international human rights group Global Witness.

Recursive Language and Modern Imagination were Acquired Simultaneously 70,000 Years Ago
6th August 2019 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

A genetic mutation that slowed down the development of the prefrontal cortex (PFC) in two or more children may have triggered a cascade of events leading to acquisition of recursive language and modern imagination 70,000 years ago.

Neanderthals Should Join Homo Sapiens on the Family Tree
1st August 2019 | bloomberg.com | Ancient, Humans

The term “Homo sapiens” is no longer working so well. Neither is the closely related term, “modern humans,” used to describe us and fossils of long-dead people who looked something like us.

The Mesoamerican attraction to magnetism
1st August 2019 news.harvard.edu | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Study suggests they both understood the phenomenon and had uses for it.

Divers Uncover Ancient Temple Submerged Within The ‘Egyptian Atlantis’
1st August 2019 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans

It’s been estimated that only about 5 percent of the city has so far been revealed.

The future of asteroid tracking
1st August 2019 | axios.com | Space, Tech

Scientists continue to find dangerous asteroids in Earth’s vicinity, but to fully capture the threat these nearby space rocks pose, they need tools that aren’t in operation now and may not be for years to come.

RNA recovered and sequenced from 14,000-year-old mummified wolf
1st August 2019 newatlas.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Sample from an ancient canid gives a first look at the new field of paleo-transcriptomics.

99 percent of species have gone extinct. A new study looks at our odds of avoiding that fate.
1st August 2019 | vox.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Researchers use mathematical models to estimate extinction from natural causes.

New York decriminalises use of cannabis
30th July 2019 | independent.co.uk | Humans

The move, which would make possession of a small amount of the drug a violation rather than a felony, was signed into law by governor Andrew Cuomo.

Divers Find Remains of Ancient Temple in Sunken Egyptian City
30th July 2019 | livescience.com | Humans, Tech

Divers swimming through Heracleion have discovered a trove of artifacts, including the remains of a temple, gold jewelry, coins and the missing piece of a ceremonial boat,

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