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Psychedelics can alter a person’s core metaphysical beliefs for as long as six months after use, study suggests
14th February 2022 | psypost.org | Humans, Misc.

Findings from the journal Scientific Reports suggest that psychedelic drugs can alter a person’s core beliefs about the nature of reality, consciousness, and free will.

Early findings from HERA telescope promise deeper understanding of the cosmic dawn
14th February 2022 phys.org | Ancient, Space, Tech

All through history, humans have created and shared stories that ponder the creation of stars—what they are and how the first stars came to be.

The 5,000-year-old human bone found in the River Thames
14th February 2022 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

Lying on the pebbles and rocks of the riverbed at low tide was a human femur, or upper leg bone.

Lines written by ‘naughty pupils’ among 18,000 ancient pottery fragments found in Egypt
11th February 2022 edition.cnn.com | Ancient, Humans

The 2,000-year-old fragments also included receipts, school texts, trade information and lists of names, according to researchers at Germany’s University of Tübingen, which carried out the excavation.

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Prehistoric drum is top ancient find: British Museum
11th February 2022 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

The 5,000-year-old drum carved from chalk is set to go on display for the first time in a major exhibition about the Neolithic site of Stonehenge and its historical context.

Life could exist on planet orbiting ‘white dwarf’ star
11th February 2022 | bbc.co.uk | Animal Life, Humans, Space

Researchers believe there may be a planet that could sustain life, in the vicinity of a dying sun.

 

Scientists Made a ‘Fish’ From Human Cardiac Cells, And It Swims Like a Beating Heart
11th February 2022 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Tech, Weird

With its tail flipping rhythmically from side to side, this strange synthetic fish scoots around in its salt and glucose solution, using the same power as our beating hearts.

Supercomputers Simulated a Black Hole And Found Something We’ve Never Seen Before
10th February 2022 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Space, Tech

While black holes might always be black, they do occasionally emit some intense bursts of light from just outside their event horizon. Previously, what exactly caused these flares had been a mystery to science

Are Psychedelics the Future of Pain Relief?
10th February 2022 | vice.com | Humans, Misc.

Some scientists believe that LSD and psilocybin could treat everything from cluster headaches to fibromyalgia.

Researcher develops Google for archaeologists
10th February 2022 phys.org | Ancient, Humans, Tech

An incredible quantity of archaeological reports are stored in digital archives. If you want to search for information in them, you have to do this manually. And that is a real chore.

Neanderthal extinction not caused by brutal wipe out
10th February 2022 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

New fossils are challenging ideas that modern humans wiped out Neanderthals soon after arriving from Africa.

Did an exploding comet help end an ancient Native American culture?
7th February 2022 | washingtonpost.com | Ancient, Humans

Experts think the violent blast incinerated Hopewell settlements in what is now Ohio.

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The deep seafloor is filled with entire branches of life yet to be discovered
7th February 2022 | livescience.com | Animal Life, Earth, Humans

The deep-ocean floor is teeming with undiscovered life-forms that help to regulate Earth’s climate, a new study finds.

Earth’s Ancient ‘Supermountains’ May Have Been Crucial For Life as We Know It
7th February 2022 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Earth

Once, there were giants. Mountain ranges that rivaled the Himalayas in height used to stretch thousands upon thousands of kilometers across the seams of merging supercontinents, billions of years in the past.

Asteroid sharing Earth’s orbit discovered. Could it help future space missions?
7th February 2022 phys.org | Earth, Humans, Space

Research has shown that the Earth trails an asteroid barely a kilometer across in its orbit about the Sun—only the second such body to have ever been spotted. It goes round the Sun on average two months ahead of the Earth, dancing around in front like an excited herald of our coming.

This may be one of the oldest Buddhist temples ever discovered
3rd February 2022 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

An ancient temple dating from the early centuries of Buddhism has been unearthed in the Swat Valley in northern Pakistan — part of the ancient Gandhara region that was conquered by Alexander the Great and gave rise to a mixing of Buddhist belief and Greek art.

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