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Tens of Paleolithic caves, rock shelters identified in southwest Iran
12th February 2020 | tehrantimes.com | Ancient, Humans

TEHRAN – A total of 59 caves and rock shelters, estimated to date from the Paleolithic era, have recently been discovered in an archaeological survey carried out near the city of Izeh, southwestern Khuzestan province.

The necropolis of Asyut as an important element of Egypt’s cultural memory
12th February 2020 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

About 4,000 years ago, Asyut was an important cultural center in Middle Egypt. The ancient city with its temples, palaces, libraries, and houses later disappeared under Nile flood sediments and modern construction, which is why its sights have never become as popular as those in Thebes or Luxor.

The lost continent of Zealandia hides clues to the Ring of Fire’s birth
11th February 2020 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth

The hidden undersea continent of Zealandia underwent an upheaval at the time of the birth of the Pacific Ring of Fire.

Trump’s border wall is destroying sacred Native American sites, congressman says
11th February 2020 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

This administration is basically trampling on the tribe’s history,’ says Raul Grijalva

More Than A Trip: Psychedelic Drugs Being Used To Help People Quit Smoking In Just One Dose
11th February 2020 baltimore.cbslocal.com | Humans, Misc.

When most people think of psychedelic drugs, they think of hippies in the sixties tripping on LSD or magic mushrooms. But at Johns Hopkins, fascinating research is being done using hallucinogens as medicine — and the results are promising, particularly when using psilocybin to treat addiction.

In a Single Grain of Moon Dust, ‘Millions of Years’ of Lunar History
11th February 2020 | smithsonianmag.com | Ancient, Space

Nearly 50 years have passed since a human last set foot on the moon. But when team members of NASA’s 1972 Apollo 17 mission packed up for their return trip to Earth, they brought 245 pounds of the lunar ground they walked on back with them—for science, of course.

PALEOLITHIC ‘SANCTUARY’ CONTAINING ROCK ART FROM 15,000 YEARS AGO DISCOVERED IN SPAIN
11th February 2020 | newsweek.com | Ancient, Humans

Researchers have discovered a “Paleolithic sanctuary” in Spain featuring more than a hundred engravings of figurative and abstract rock art, dated to around 15,000 years ago

Supercharged light pulverises asteroids, study finds
10th February 2020 | eurekalert.org | Space

The majority of stars in the universe will become luminous enough to blast surrounding asteroids into successively smaller fragments using their light alone, according to a University of Warwick astronomer

Something in Deep Space Is Sending Signals to Earth in Steady 16-Day Cycles
10th February 2020 | vice.com | Space, Weird

Scientists have discovered the first fast radio burst that beats at a steady rhythm, and the mysterious repeating signal is coming from the outskirts of another galaxy.

Ancient Genes Reveal The Last Mammoths on Earth Were a Sickly Mess
10th February 2020 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Four thousand years ago, the last woolly mammoths quietly died on their final bastion – the isolated Wrangel Island, north of Russia in the frozen Arctic. Their demise was sudden, and strange; now, new evidence points to the mammoths themselves as partial agents of their own demise.

Movement to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ gains steam
10th February 2020 | santacruzsentinel.com | Humans, Misc.

SANTA CRUZ — At first glance, it looked like an ordinary gardening workshop. On a table at the front of the room sat soil additives, humidity detectors and an oyster mushroom the size of a grapefruit.

Sacred Native American site in Arizona blasted for border wall construction
10th February 2020 | msn.com | Ancient, Humans

The contractor that is building President Donald Trump’s border wall in southwestern Arizona began blasting this week through a site that the Native American O’odham people consider sacred to make way for newer, taller barriers.

Amazon rainforest: The 90-year-old trying to stop destruction
9th February 2020 | bbc.co.uk | Animal Life, Earth, Humans

Reporters are given rare access to a once-in-a-generation meeting of indigenous groups trying to save the Amazon.

Solar Orbiter: Sun mission primed for launch
9th February 2020 | bbc.co.uk | Space, Tech

Europe’s audacious Solar Orbiter probe is all set to lift off on its quest to study the Sun from close quarters.

What if Earth were a super-Earth?
9th February 2020 | livescience.com | Space

For nearly four years, NASA’s Kepler spacecraft whisked through space, surveying our corner of the galaxy. It monitored more than 150,000 stars, looking for planets about the size of Earth that belonged to other solar systems.

February full moon 2020: A (sort of) ‘super’ Snow Moon rises with Mercury
9th February 2020 | space.com | Space

The full moon of February, called the Snow Moon, will occur in the eastern U.S. during the wee hours of Sunday, Feb. 9, about a day before reaching perigee, the closest point to Earth in its orbit — creating a full moon that appears slightly larger than average.

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