News Desk

Using Marijuana to Get High Dates Back Millennia
15th June 2019 | | Ancient, Earth

The estimated levels of THC in these samples were higher than wild cannabis would normally produce, suggesting intentional cultivation of the plant for its psychoactive powers.

12,000-Year-Old ‘Headless’ Horse Engraving Discovered in France
15th June 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

Geometric decorations surround the animals on the sandstone engraving, a telltale sign that whoever made them was part of the Azilian industry.

12th June 2019 | | Earth, Space

Nasa has warned about the dangers of asteroids in the future – but not this one.

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland
12th June 2019 | | Ancient, Earth, Space

Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years ago.

Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London
12th June 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in Luxor.

Ancient DNA from Roman and medieval grape seeds reveal ancestry of wine making
12th June 2019 | Ancient, Earth, Humans

A grape variety still used in wine production in France today can be traced back 900 years to just one ancestral plant, scientists have discovered.

Medical Marijuana Gets Backing From Church of England, FT Says
12th June 2019 | | Earth, Humans

Even religious bodies are seeing the light when it comes to cannabis. The Church of England will relax a self-imposed ban and consider investments in medical marijuana.

Ancient Plants Shake Up Scientists’ Understanding of Evolution
12th June 2019 | | Ancient, Earth

An ancient, cosmopolitan lineage of plants is shaking up scientists’ understanding of how quickly species evolve in temperate ecosystems and why.

Closest-known ancestor of today’s Native Americans found in Siberia
11th June 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

A woman known as Kolyma1, who lived in northeastern Siberia about 10,000 years ago, shares about two-thirds of her genome with living Native Americans.

Why humans (or something very similar) may have been destined to walk the Earth
11th June 2019 | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth, Humans

What would happen if the hands of time were turned back to an arbitrary point in our evolutionary history and we restarted the clock?

Ancient molecules reveal surprising details on origins of ‘bizarre’ sloths
11th June 2019 | | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

The studies suggest a land bridge connected the West Indies with South America 30 million years ago, allowing the slow-moving animals to reach the islands.

DNA from 31,000-year-old milk teeth leads to discovery of new group of ancient Siberians
6th June 2019 | | Ancient, Humans

Two children’s milk teeth buried deep in a remote archaeological site in north eastern Siberia have revealed a previously unknown group of people lived there during the last Ice Age.

Astronomers Warn About Possible Lethal Meteor Shower in June
5th June 2019 | | Earth, Space

Astronomers are now closely monitoring the upcoming Beta Taurids shower after data analysis showed that this year’s event will bring the swarm of meteors closest to Earth.

Whale intelligence continues to amaze and dumbfound scientists
5th June 2019 | | Animal Life, Humans

New studies show that humans are not the only intelligent organisms living on Earth, but we are still a long way from fully understanding how smart whales and dolphins really are.

Fingerprint study upends ideas about ‘women’s work’ in ancient America
5th June 2019 | | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Archaeologists just assumed that women made the pottery at Chaco Canyon 1,000 years ago. Then they started thinking like cops—and things got interesting.

The Congolese storyteller drawing on African mythology and spirituality for his comic books
5th June 2019 | Humans

The idea to draw on African mythology and spirituality also adds the layer of a colonized people digging into their past to discover its richness.

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