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People who deeply grasp pain or happiness of others, process music differently in brain
13th June 2018 | sciencedaily.com | Humans

Higher empathy people appear to process music like a pleasurable proxy for a human encounter–in the brain regions for reward, social awareness and regulation of social emotions

One in five UK mammals at risk of extinction
13th June 2018 | bbc.co.uk | Animal Life

The red squirrel, the wildcat, and the grey long-eared bat are all facing severe threats to their survival, according to new research.

LSD and DMT Caused the Brain to Form New Connections in Flies and Rats
13th June 2018 motherboard.vice.com | Humans

The effects of psychedelic drugs on neurite density is a promising sign that they may be useful in treating depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.

NASA Shuts Down Opportunity Rover Due To Mars Dust Storm Bigger Than North America
13th June 2018 | techtimes.com | Space

Within days, the dust storm expanded to over 7 million square miles. It has covered Perseverance Valley, where Opportunity is currently located, and has blotted out the sunlight.

‘Shocking’ die-off of Africa’s oldest baobabs
11th June 2018 phys.org | Ancient, Earth

The trees, aged between 1,100 and 2,500 years and some as wide as a bus is long, may have fallen victim to climate change, the team speculated.

Secrets of the Y Chromosome
11th June 2018 | nytimes.com | Humans

It’s not just what makes males into males. The sex chromosome also influences health in hidden ways, some experts believe, and may even explain why men have shorter life spans.

Nanodiamonds responsible for mysterious source of microwaves across the Milky Way
11th June 2018 phys.org | Space

Evidence for nanodiamonds in protoplanetary disks has grown over the past several decades. This is, however, the first clear connection between nanodiamonds and AME in any setting.

South America’s Inca civilization was better at skull surgery than Civil War doctors
10th June 2018 | sciencemag.org | Ancient, Humans, Tech

A study of skulls from pre-Columbian Peru suggests the success rates of surgeons there was up to 80% during the Inca era, compared with just 50% during the American Civil War some 400 years later.

Paulette Jordan may become the first Native American governor in US history: Here’s her story
10th June 2018 | independent.co.uk | Humans

Ms Jordan says the values passed down to her from centuries of tradition inform her, as she works to become the governor of Idaho.

The asteroid rush sending 21st-century prospectors into space
10th June 2018 | theguardian.com | Space

A race is on to mine billions of dollars in resources from the solar system’s asteroids, fuelling our future among the stars.

Russian Skeletons Show the Bubonic Plague Has Killed People for 4,000 Years
10th June 2018 | inverse.com | Ancient, Humans

The discovery, published Friday in Nature Communications, pushes back the proposed age of the bubonic plague by 1,000 years.

Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars
8th June 2018 news.nationalgeographic.com | Space

Two landmark discoveries reveal organic carbon on the red planet, shaping the future hunt for life on Mars.

Giant kelp switches diet when key nutrient becomes scarce
8th June 2018 phys.org | Earth

Growth spurts of kelp are fueled by a diet of dissolved nitrogen. One of the main forms of nitrogen is nitrate, and although nitrate is scarce in the summer and fall, giant kelp continues to grow.

There’s a Surprising Similarity Between How Animals And Humans Talk to Each Other
8th June 2018 | sciencealert.com | Animal Life, Humans

According to a comprehensive new study, many species take turns in their conversations, just like we do.

Cannabis shops set to open in Canada by autumn after Senate approves legalisation
8th June 2018 | telegraph.co.uk | Ancient, Earth, Humans

The Cannabis Act will now go back to the House of Commons, which passed the bill in November 2017 but needs to sign off on changes made by the Senate.

Secrets of Orkney’s ancient tombs revealed – in 3D
8th June 2018 | scotsman.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Orkney’s famous chambered cairns have been reconstructed in 3D with viewers able to explore and move around the tombs like never before.

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