News Desk

Scientists Just Drilled Through Thousands of Feet of Ice Into a ‘Lost’ Antarctic Lake
2nd January 2019 | | Animal Life, Earth

Researchers can now conduct experiments that tell us about the geology and hydrology of a hidden subglacial world, and maybe even find a unique species or two along the way.

Two Indian women enter temple after centuries-long ban on women
2nd January 2019 | | Humans

Event comes as hundreds and thousands of women form a 380-mile human chain in support of gender equality.

Wireless ‘pacemaker for the brain’ could offer new treatment for neurological disorders
2nd January 2019 | | Humans, Tech

A new neurostimulator can listen to and stimulate electric current in the brain at the same time, potentially delivering fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson’s.

Asteroid News: Radar Study And The Lucy Mission [Infographic]
2nd January 2019 | | Space, Tech

As 2018 comes to a close let’s take a look at what is happening with all the objects surrounding the Earth.

How ancient DNA may rewrite prehistory in India
2nd January 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

New research using ancient DNA is rewriting prehistory in India – and shows that its civilisation is the result of multiple ancient migrations, writes Tony Joseph.

Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height
29th December 2018 | Earth

The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves.

29th December 2018 | Space

A mind-bending new theory claims to make sense not just of the expanding universe and extra dimensions, but string theory and dark energy as well.

Five Amazing Things We Learned About History From Ancient DNA In 2018
29th December 2018 | | Humans

Every year ancient DNA research deepens our understanding of history a bit more, and 2018 was truly a remarkable year for ancient DNA research.

Incoming! A June meteor swarm could be loaded with surprises.
27th December 2018 | | Earth, Space

A new calculation shows that the tree-fall pattern in Siberia is consistent with an asteroid coming from the same area in the sky as the Taurid meteor swarm.

Fossils suggest flowers originated 50 million years earlier than thought
27th December 2018 | | Ancient, Animal Life

The discovery in China of fossil specimens of a flower called Nanjinganthus from the Early Jurassic shakes up widely accepted theories of plant evolution.

Japan confirms it will quit IWC to resume commercial whaling
26th December 2018 | | Animal Life, Humans

Japan will resume hunting in its waters in July but will end controversial expeditions to the Southern ocean.

Hippo-shaped asteroid skims past Earth on closest approach for 400 years
26th December 2018 | | Earth, Space

Mile-long rock shaped like water-loving pachyderm is rotating lazily through space under close watch by scientists who feared it could be on a collision course.

Trees’ enemies help tropical forests maintain their biodiversity
26th December 2018 | | Earth

Researchers say this close relationship between trees and their natural enemies is the key to tropical forest diversity.

NSW council fined for destroying culturally significant Aboriginal scar tree
26th December 2018 | | Humans

The fine was issued to Clarence Valley Council on Friday by the New South Wales Land and Environment Court for the offence of harming an object that it knew was an Aboriginal object.

Ancient DNA can help bring Aboriginal Australian ancestors home
21st December 2018 | | Ancient, Humans

Ancient DNA can reliably link Aboriginal ancestors to their living descendants, opening up the possibility of using genetics to proactively return ancient remains to their communities.

Ancient Japanese pottery includes an estimated 500 maize weevils
21st December 2018 | | Ancient, Humans, Tech

This extremely rare discovery provides clues on the cultivation and distribution of chestnuts, food in the Jomon era, and the spirituality of ancient Japanese people.

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