News Desk

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon: Geminid Parent at Its Closest and Brightest!
4th December 2017 asteroidday.org | Space

The parent asteroid of December’s Geminid meteor shower, 3200 Phaethon, is about to make a historically close flyby. Get ready to watch it race across the sky.

WE ASKED TWO FLAT EARTHERS: WHAT ABOUT THE OTHER PLANETS?
3rd December 2017 | newsweek.com | Humans, Space

Droves of people in America continue to believe the planet is flat and stationary. We wondered what they thought about other planets in our celestial neighborhood…

Theory Of The Evolution Of Sexes Tested With Algae
3rd December 2017 archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.co.uk | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth, Humans

The varied sex lives of a type of green algae have enabled a University of Adelaide researcher to test a theory of why there are males and females.

Paleolithic Bone Jewelry Tells A Remarkable Story Of Prehistoric People Living 31,000 Years Ago
3rd December 2017 | inquisitr.com | Ancient, Humans

At the Sungir Upper Paleolithic site bone jewelry has been discovered and found to serve numerous purposes in the daily lives of our prehistoric ancestors.

Metal asteroid Psyche is all set for an early visit from NASA
2nd December 2017 theconversation.com | Ancient, Space, Tech

Scientists think Psyche could be what’s left of an exposed metal core of a planet very similar to Earth.

Peking Man: The bones that were discovered 90 years ago and went missing during WWII
2nd December 2017 | ibtimes.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

It is believed the bones could hold the key to the mystery of human language.

13,000 U.S. Archaeology Sites To Be Flooded by Rising Seas
1st December 2017 news.nationalgeographic.com | Ancient, Earth, Humans

In a study published November 29 in the journal PLOS ONE, a group of researchers from across the country predicted that rising sea levels will submerge more than 13,000 archaeological sites in the southeastern United States by 2100.

Hundreds of pterosaur eggs help reveal the early life of flying reptiles
1st December 2017 theconversation.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Tech

Newly released research into over 200 eggs and 16 embryos from the pterosaur Hamipterus, including the first computed tomography (CT) scans, eclipses what was previously known about these cousins of the dinosaurs.

Scallops have 200 eyes, which function like a telescope: study
1st December 2017 phys.org | Animal Life, Weird

Scallops may look like simple creatures, but the seafood delicacy has 200 eyes that function remarkably like a telescope, using living mirrors to focus light, researchers said Thursday.

The Only Supermoon in 2017 Is Coming This Weekend – Here’s How to See It
1st December 2017 | sciencealert.com | Space

According to NASA, when the Moon is in that perigee position, it can be up to 14 percent closer to us than it is at apogee – its farthest distance from our planet, also known as the micromoon.

Fire Farming, Not Corn, Could be Secret to Ancient Southwest Life
1st December 2017 | laboratoryequipment.com | Ancient, Humans

For years the survival of the ancient peoples of the Southwest, the ancestors of the modern Pueblo, were believed to have lived primarily off of corn crops. But in many parts of the region, there was little to no evidence of actual corn growth – and the soil in much of the region appeared to be too poor for cultivating maize.

Adornments told about the culture of prehistoric people
1st December 2017 eurekalert.org | Ancient, Humans

A group led by Vladislav Zhitenev found out that many items were crafted specifically for burial purposes, while others were worn on a daily basis.

Fluffy Four-Winged Creature Resembling a Muppet Is Actually a Dinosaur
30th November 2017 | yahoo.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Anchiornis had four wings as well as multiple rows of feathers that could have helped provide some aerodynamic lift.

‘Hallucination Machine’ Takes You on a Drug-Free Psychedelic Trip
30th November 2017 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

This “hallucination machine” isn’t just for entertainment; it opens new avenues into research on visual hallucinations, according to a new study.

A Double-humped Camel Provides Clues to Long-distance Paleolithic Travel
30th November 2017 | ancient-origins.net | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

Researchers have discovered an unexpected painting after graffiti was removed at a cave in the Southern Urals – a double-humped camel. Now they are explaining what it means about Upper Paleolithic travel and art.

Ocean’s deepest fish thrives 26,000 feet below surface
30th November 2017 | futurity.org | Ancient, Animal Life

Instead of giant teeth and a menacing frame, the fishes that roam in the deepest parts of the ocean are small, translucent, bereft of scales—and highly adept at living where few other organisms can.

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