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Manta Rays Form Social Bonds With Each Other
27th August 2019 phys.org | Animal Life

These social communities were quite differently structured, one being made up of mostly mature female rays, and the other a mix of males, females and juveniles.

Rocks on a Distant Asteroid Resemble Those on Earth
27th August 2019 futurism.com | Space

Some of the rocks resemble carbonaceous chondrite meteorites that have been found crash-landed on Earth.

Physicists discover hidden text in what was thought to be blank Egyptian papyri
27th August 2019 arstechnica.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Their analysis revealed that a seemingly blank patch on the papyrus actually contained characters written in what had become “invisible ink” after centuries of exposure to light.

Ancient Skeletons with Alien-Like Heads Unearthed in Croatia
27th August 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

Artificial cranial deformation has been practiced in various parts of the world.

Māori group fighting to reclaim land in Sydney gifted by Aboriginal king 200 years ago
22nd August 2019 | stuff.co.nz | Humans

The Rangihou people took the Parramatta City Council to court in a bid to reclaim the land that covers 112 acres in the heart of the Australian city.

Cannabis Chemical May Help Treat Pancreatic Cancer
22nd August 2019 | independent.co.uk | Earth, Humans, Tech

A cannabis chemical may have a “major impact” in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to a new study.

Can DNA solve the mystery of Europe’s pointy skulls?
22nd August 2019 | nationalgeographic.com | Ancient, Humans

A new genomic study tries to see if there’s a correlation between artificial cranial deformation and migration following the collapse of the Roman Empire.

Rise of dinosaurs linked to increasing oxygen levels
22nd August 2019 | heritagedaily.com | Ancient, Animal Life

Scientists have found that increasing oxygen levels are linked to the rise of North American dinosaurs around 215 M years ago.

New tour app seeks to correct the Native American narrative in the nation’s capital
22nd August 2019 | washingtonpost.com | Ancient, Humans

The Guide to Indigenous DC app, which now has more than 600 downloads, takes users on a nine-mile self-guided tour of 17 city sites connected to Native American history.

America’s Largest Asteroid Impact Left a Trail of Destruction Across the Eastern United States
20th August 2019 | space.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

America’s largest impact crater wreaked havoc on the land and water. Scientists are just beginning to understand it.

‘The system is swamped.’ Canada can’t keep up with requests to study cannabis
20th August 2019 | sciencemag.org | Earth, Humans

The queue of applicants—there were 251 in line as of late July—and the attendant monthslong waiting times are frustrating scientists interested in the basic biology and therapeutic possibilities of cannabis.

Did Denisovans usher in the Stone Age in Mongolia?
20th August 2019 siberiantimes.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Palaeolithic sites Tolbor-4 and Tolbor-16 may prove a missing link in the map of these ancient hominins.

The five: surprising talents of the Neanderthals
20th August 2019 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Embracing the arts as well as sports, they were masters of many different and complex disciplines.

Humans migrated to Mongolia much earlier than previously believed
20th August 2019 phys.org | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian steppe about 45,000 years ago – about 10,000 years earlier than previously believed.

In search of Circe: How scientists found the grotto of the nymph from the Odyssey
20th August 2019 inews.co.uk | Ancient, Humans

According to Homer’s ‘Odyssey’, the sorceress invited Odysseus back to her home in a secret cave. Now scientists claim to have found it.

‘Hundreds’ seek private clinics for medical cannabis
20th August 2019 | bbc.co.uk | Earth, Humans

Since its legalisation in November 2018, there have been very few, if any, prescriptions for medical cannabis containing THC on the NHS. And this has led some patients, with conditions such as epilepsy and MS, to pay up to £800 a month privately.

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