News Desk

Asteroids are stronger, harder to destroy than previously thought
5th March 2019 | eurekalert.org | Space, Tech

Findings show that asteroids are stronger than we used to think and require more energy to be completely shattered.

Why Are There So Many Marsupials in Australia?
5th March 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Animal Life

The oldest known marsupials are actually from North America, where they evolved during the Cretaceous period after splitting off from placental mammals at least 125 million years ago.

Who You See Before You Die: Hospice Documenting Patients’ Mysterious Dream Experiences
2nd March 2019 pittsburgh.cbslocal.com | Humans

It turns out, when we have little time left, many of us may see the people we miss the most.

Scientists Have Just Confirmed That The First Denisovan Skull Has Been Officially Identified
2nd March 2019 | inquisitr.com | Ancient, Humans

Scientists have recovered the fragments of a Denisovan skull in a Siberian cave, making this rare discovery the fifth Denisovan specimen that has now been identified.

Humans Made Tools Atop the Tibetan Plateau More than 30,000 Years Ago
2nd March 2019 | the-scientist.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

A finding pushes back the timeline on humankind’s conquest of one of Earth’s harshest environments, and may provide clues about interactions with their hominin relatives.

2,000-year-old tattoo needle identified by archaeologists
2nd March 2019 | nationalgeographic.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Once dismissed as an “odd-looking little artifact,” the tool pushes back evidence for tattooing in the U.S. Southwest by a millennium.

FBI finds 2,000 Native American bones in raid on 91-year-old collector’s home
2nd March 2019 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Humans, Weird

Remains thought to belong to 500 people discovered among thousands of artefacts including pre-Columbian pottery and Ming Dynasty jade.

What Poop Can Teach Us About an Ancient City’s Downfall
2nd March 2019 | atlasobscura.com | Ancient, Humans

Cahokia’s decline is at least partially a story of climate change.

Neanderthal Study Corrects “Absurd” Misconception About the Ancient Humans
2nd March 2019 | inverse.com | Ancient, Humans

A PNAS study published Monday clears up another misconception we Homo sapiens have always lorded over Neanderthals: their terrible posture.

Siberia’s ancient ghost clan starts to surrender its secrets
2nd March 2019 | nature.com | Ancient, Humans

A mysterious group of extinct humans known as Denisovans is helping to rewrite our understanding of human evolution. Who were they?

Meet The Amazing Fungus That Farms Bacteria
2nd March 2019 | forbes.com | Animal Life, Earth, Weird

Much like humans, fungi can use cultivation, harvesting, storage, dispersal, and division of labor to farm bacteria.

What The Hell Is Down There? Centuries-Old ‘Witch Marks’ Found In Ancient Cave
2nd March 2019 | huffingtonpost.co.uk | Ancient, Humans, Weird

Hundreds of wall etchings were created to trap “evil forces” at Creswell Crags in England.

“Dragon glass” in the territories of present-day Poland was already known over 20 thousand years ago
25th February 2019 scienceinpoland.pap.pl | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Some obsidian tools excavated in Poland could be several hundreds of thousands of years old.

Cahokia: North America’s massive, ancient city
25th February 2019 bigthink.com | Ancient, Humans

Though Teotihuacan may be known, few are familiar with North America’s other great ancient city, Cahokia. It was a sprawling civilization.

Japanese asteroid hunter touches down
25th February 2019 | aljazeera.com | Ancient, Space, Tech

The Hayabusa2’s target – the asteroid named Ryugu – is thought to be as old as the solar system itself.

Scientist accidentally discovers 20-million-year-old tusked sea cow in Panama
25th February 2019 | independent.co.uk | Ancient, Animal Life

New species is oldest example of marine mammal ever found in Central America.

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