News Desk

Climate change: A small green rock’s warning about our future
28th April 2021 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Earth, Humans

It’s an unassuming rock, greenish in colour, and just over 4cm in its longest dimension. And yet this little piece of sandstone holds important clues to all our futures.

What triangular patterns on rocks may reveal about human ancestors
27th April 2021 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

The Pleistocene epoch, which started 2.6 million years ago and lasted until about 11,700 years ago, was crucially important for our hominin ancestors.

New discoveries in Saqqara’s ancient tombs are rewriting Egyptian history
27th April 2021 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

In recent months a series of discoveries down shafts in Saqqara, Egypt, has captivated the world of archaeology

Pink supermoon set to brighten UK night skies
26th April 2021 | theguardian.com | Earth, Humans, Space

Celestial event due to take place shortly before sunset on Tuesday and will be visible until next morning

Stalagmites Embody Clock-Like Chronicles of Time Over Thousands of Years
26th April 2021 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Earth

Deep underground, in mysterious caverns that seem almost measureless to humans, caves have devised their own strange ways of keeping time as the eternities pass by.

Secrets of a tree whisperer: ‘They get along, they listen – they’re attuned’
26th April 2021 | theguardian.com | Earth, Humans

When Suzanne Simard made her extraordinary discovery – that trees could communicate and cooperate through subterranean networks of fungi – the scientific establishment underreacted.

Can our brains help prove the universe is conscious?
26th April 2021 | space.com | Humans, Space

As humans, we know we are conscious because we experience and feel things. Yet scientists and great thinkers are unable to explain what consciousness is and they are equally baffled about where it comes from.

Strange crater suggests ancient Mars may have been frigid with occasional snowmelt
24th April 2021 | space.com | Ancient, Space, Weird

Mars’ ancient history interests scientists because if the arid planet was once warm and wet, it may have been habitable to life. One new study about an unnamed Martian crater suggests a new possibility about Mars’ past.

April’s Full Moon Is 2021’s First Supermoon! Here’s When to Look For It
24th April 2021 | sciencealert.com | Earth, Humans, Space

The Pink Moon – the second largest full moon of 2021 – will light up the night sky shortly before midnight on Monday (April 26), according to NASA.

The solar system is weirdly dusty. How the hell did it get there?
24th April 2021 | wired.co.uk | Space, Weird

That glow you see at sunrise or sunset is caused by cosmic dust. For decades astronomers thought it came from asteroids but now they’re not so sure.

New Analysis Finds a Mysterious Second Author For One of The Dead Sea Scrolls
23rd April 2021 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Humans

Ever since the Dead Sea Scrolls were accidentally discovered over 70 years ago in a cave in Israel, they have been a source of fascination.

Asteroid’s 22m-year journey from source to Earth mapped in historic first
23rd April 2021 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans, Space

Astronomers have reconstructed the 22m-year-long voyage of an asteroid that hurtled through the solar system and exploded over Botswana, showering meteorites across the Kalahari desert

Did art peak 30,000 years ago?
23rd April 2021 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

Portraiture, perspective, impressionism, movement, mythology: cave artists could do the lot. And I have spent the past year on a virtual odyssey of their primordial wonders

Fingerprint from 5,000 years ago found in Orkney
23rd April 2021 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

A fingerprint left on a clay vessel made by a potter 5,000 years ago has been found in Orkney.

Psilocybin’s complicated relationship with creativity revealed in new placebo-controlled neuroimaging study
23rd April 2021 | psypost.org | Humans, Misc.

People under the influence of psilocybin — the active component of magic mushrooms — report having more profound and original thoughts, but tend to score lower on cognitive tests of creative ability, according to new research published in Translational Psychiatry.

Inside the experiment that could bring psychedelic drugs to the NHS
21st April 2021 | sciencefocus.com | Humans, Misc.

Leonie, 44, knew where her depression came from – but that didn’t make it any easier to live with.

Image from: Ralpharama (Wiki Commons)

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