News Desk

Tons of Water in Asteroids Could Fuel Satellites, Space Exploration
30th September 2019 | | Humans, Space, Tech

The water locked in asteroids near Earth could fill around 320,000 Olympics-size swimming pools—significantly more than the amount of water locked up at the lunar poles.

Archaeologists Are Learning More About Who and What Lived in This Famous Siberian Cave
28th September 2019 | Ancient, Humans

As new research shows, animals occupied Denisova Cave more frequently than not, showcasing the pains, perils, and complexities of paleolithic life.

How 3 Native American Tribes are Fighting to Protect Sacred Land from Logging, Oil Pipelines, and a Billion-Dollar Telescope
28th September 2019 | | Ancient, Earth, Humans

The biodiversity of many forests is preserved by native tribes. They say that logging, oil pipelines, and constructions threaten their sustainability.

New York Met Museum Returns Stolen Ancient Egyptian Coffin
28th September 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

US authorities have returned a stolen coffin to Egypt, two years after it was acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Canberra Becomes First Aussie City to Make Cannabis Legal
26th September 2019 | | Earth, Humans

The private member’s bill from Labor backbencher Michael Pettersson allows Canberrans over 18 to possess 50 grams of cannabis and grow two plants.

One Mound at a Time: Native American Artist Santiago X on Rebuilding Indigenous Cities
25th September 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

The forgotten history of Indigenous mound building will be reclaimed at this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial.

Cannabis-Based Drug for Childhood Epilepsy Approved For Use in UK
25th September 2019 | | Earth, Humans

Plant-derived Epidyolex is first medicine of its kind to be given green light by regulators.

Asteroid Dust Helped Trigger Life on Earth 466 Million Years Ago, Say Scientists
25th September 2019 | Ancient, Earth, Space

Dust spawned by a gigantic collision in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter 400 million years earlier triggered an ice age on Earth.

Born-Again Christian Missionaries Are Setting Fire to Sacred Aboriginal Objects
25th September 2019 | Humans

A group of Christian missionaries who believe traditional Aboriginal culture is the same as worshiping the devil is burning sacred objects in the Australian Outback.

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Drug War Reparations Funded By Marijuana Taxes
21st September 2019 | | Humans

Marijuana would not only be legalized, but cannabis tax revenue would also be used to directly repay formerly incarcerated people through a new “Drug War Justice Grant” program.

When Did Humans Reach North America? The Question Keeps Growing More Complex
21st September 2019 | Ancient, Humans

No tidy, new framework has arisen to take the place of older theories. Instead, new data, including genetic findings, continue to complicate the story of how these continents came to be peopled.

Scientists Use Fossilised Finger Bone DNA to Rebuild Ancient Human
21st September 2019 | | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls.

The Quiet Disappearance of Birds in North America
21st September 2019 | | Animal Life

Though the continent has 3 billion fewer birds than it did in 1970, those losses are hard to glean because it’s the commonest species that have been hit hardest.

International Space Agencies Are Going to Smash a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid
21st September 2019 | | Earth, Space, Tech

The reason: to test whether a spacecraft impact can deflect an asteroid’s trajectory, as a means to protect Earth from rogue space rocks.

Inside a New Effort to Change What Schools Teach About Native American History
21st September 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

A new curriculum from the American Indian Museum brings greater depth and understanding to the long-misinterpreted history of indigenous culture.

How Ancient DNA Can Help Recast Colonial History
21st September 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

The people of pre-colonial Puerto Rico did not disappear entirely—a new study shows that the island’s residents still carry bits of their DNA.

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