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The very strong case for an asteroid defense system
11th April 2019 theweek.com | Humans, Space, Tech

It sounds a bit silly, but there is a very strong case for the American government to set up a planetary asteroid defense system.

Previously unknown human species found in Asia raises questions about early hominin dispersals from Africa
11th April 2019 | nature.com | Ancient, Humans
The discovery has implications for ideas about early hominin evolution and dispersal from Africa.
New species of ancient human unearthed in the Philippines
11th April 2019 | sciencemag.org | Ancient, Humans

Human fossils found in a cave on Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines, include tiny molars suggesting their owners were small; curved finger and toe bones hint that they climbed trees.

Archaeologists identify first prehistoric figurative cave art in Balkans
11th April 2019 | sciencedaily.com | Ancient, Humans

Archaeologists have revealed the first example of Paleolithic figurative cave art found in the Balkan Peninsula.

How Neanderthals and Woolly Mammoths Grew ‘Genetically Similar’ in the Cold
11th April 2019 | inverse.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

“It is now possible to try to answer a question no one has asked before: Are there genetic similarities between evolutionary adaption paths in Neanderthals and mammoths?”

Fire, water and astronomy: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture comes to life in the classroom
11th April 2019 | theguardian.com | Humans

School children should go out into the world with a respect for the first peoples of Australia and all they have achieved.

Hunt on for iron volcanoes on metallic asteroids
10th April 2019 cosmosmagazine.com | Space

Some asteroids in the solar system may have featured volcanoes that spewed out liquid iron, two research teams have independently concluded.

Ancient Medicine Wheel may have served as star chart
10th April 2019 | wyofile.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Ivy Merriot theorizes that Native Americans used a series of stones arranged like a spoked wheel to understand, remember and predict astronomical events.

‘Two-tier system’ as NHS patients miss out on medical cannabis
10th April 2019 | theguardian.com | Humans

Tight NHS restrictions mean private patients have better access to drugs, experts say.

European Contact with the Americas May Have Triggered Global Cooling
10th April 2019 eos.org | Ancient, Humans

Koch and his colleagues attribute the dip in atmospheric carbon dioxide—a greenhouse gas associated with warming—to the loss of more than 50 million people in the Americas.

The Human Brain Has been Getting Smaller Since the Stone Age
10th April 2019 blogs.discovermagazine.com | Humans

This reduction is a reversal of the trend of cranial expansion, which had been occurring in human evolution for millions of years prior.

Revolutionary camera allows scientists to predict evolution of ancient stars
10th April 2019 phys.org | Ancient, Space, Tech

For the first time scientists have been able to prove a decades old theory on stars thanks to a revolutionary high-speed camera.

A ‘Self-Driving’ Spacecraft May Help Save Earth from Asteroid Collisions
8th April 2019 | space.com | Earth, Space, Tech

Europe’s next asteroid mission, which could launch in 2023, will rely on the same kind of navigation technology as self-driving cars.

What difference does it make to have Native Americans in Congress?
8th April 2019 newsmaven.io | Humans

The debate last week about the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act provided a textbook answer.

Cannabis patient grows drug because she cannot afford treatment
8th April 2019 | theargus.co.uk | Earth, Humans

A “frustrated” Carly Barton, 32, says she has resorted to growing and illegally buying the drug she had legally been prescribed.

GPs seeing increase in patients demanding medical cannabis
8th April 2019 | telegraph.co.uk | Humans

Six in 10 GP partners and one in three nurses working in primary care said they have seen an increase in patients asking about medicines which contain cannabis.

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