News Desk

International Space Agencies Are Going to Smash a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid
21st September 2019 | sciencealert.com | 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 | smithsonianmag.com | 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 | theatlantic.com | 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.

A Race to Rescue Frozen Artefacts
21st September 2019 | bbc.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

As the world warms up, archaeologists are discovering that some of the most fascinating glimpses of prehistoric life are melting from ice.

Modern Humans Inherited an Immunity-Boosting Gene Variant From Denisovans
21st September 2019 | earth.com | Ancient, Humans

This heightened immune reactions, which was likely driven by the adaptation of the immune system to a changing environment.

Dainty 500,000-Year-Old Blades Show Man Used Finesse to Chow Down on Elephants
21st September 2019 | timesofisrael.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans, Tech

Tel Aviv University team shows early man intentionally upcycled flint byproducts of stone knapping to efficiently butcher elephants and suck the marrow out of life.

‘They are barbaric’: Turkey Prepares to Flood 12,000-Year-Old City to Build Dam
18th September 2019 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

The ancient settlement of Hasankeyf will soon be submerged as part of a controversial dam project – despite residents’ protests.

Grave Hints at Interaction Between Early Humans Living in Great Lakes, American Southeast
18th September 2019 | smithsonianmag.com | Ancient, Humans

Parallels between burial sites in the two regions suggest long-distance networks emerged earlier than previously believed.

Homo heidelbergensis: The Answer to a Mysterious Period in Human History?
18th September 2019 blogs.discovermagazine.com | Ancient, Humans

These little-understood hominins increased in brain size, spread to new lands and hunted challenging game with finely crafted weapons. The details of their lives and evolutionary relationships are still slim.

The Ultimate Mystery? –“Consciousness May Exist in the Absence of Matter”
16th September 2019 dailygalaxy.com | Humans, Space

“The universe and the observer exist as a pair. I cannot imagine a consistent theory of the universe that ignores consciousness,” Linde concluded.

Long-Sought Village Jesus Visited After Crucifixion Possibly Found
16th September 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

Archaeologists may have discovered the village where Jesus is said to have appeared after he was crucified.

Battle of One Tree Hill: Remembering an Indigenous Victory and a Warrior Who Routed the Whites
15th September 2019 | theguardian.com | Humans

The 1843 resistance campaign from Multuggerah and his men near Toowoomba was about standing up and saying ‘No more’.

Asteroid that Killed the Dinosaurs Was as Strong as 10 Billion Atomic Bombs
15th September 2019 bgr.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth, Space

Close examination of the rock layers revealed that the crater was already packed with debris within the first 24 hours, with an estimated 425 feet of material filling the gaping hole within that first day.

This Skull is Not Real and Never Existed. But it Could Be Your Ancestor All the Same
12th September 2019 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans

For years, scientists have hotly debated which early humans were related to us and which simply died out on a parallel evolutionary branch.

There’s a Lost Continent Hiding Beneath Europe
12th September 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth

“Greater Adria” existed hundreds of millions of years ago after it broke off from the supercontinent Gondwana.

Scientists Extract Oldest Ever Genetic Information from 1.7 Million-Year-Old Rhino Tooth
12th September 2019 | sciencedaily.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Scientists have extracted the oldest genetic information ever found, using a technique that could revolutionise our understanding of evolution.

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