News Desk

Cloned ancient redwood trees could be the key to fighting climate change
11th January 2019 nypost.com | Earth

If the trees grow as planned, each mature redwood could pull as much as 250 tons of carbon dioxide from the air.

Pyramid stone row: Egypt asks Museum of Scotland for papers
11th January 2019 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

Row over plans by Edinburgh museum to display stone from Great Pyramid of Giza escalates.

New Evidence Suggests Dogs Reached North America 10,000 Years Ago
11th January 2019 gizmodo.com | Ancient, Animal Life

The remains, which had been stored at the Illinois State Museum, hadn’t been properly dated using modern techniques.

Surprise Discovery Reveals an Ancient, Extinct Giant Hidden Among Ivory in Cambodia
11th January 2019 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

As melting permafrost gives up the bones of long extinct megafauna, a new breed of ivory hunter is cashing in on the remnants of creatures that vanished millennia ago.

The spoken literature of the world’s oldest culture is disappearing – but there are ways to keep it alive
9th January 2019 | theguardian.com | Humans

After centuries of being written about, Indigenous Australians are reclaiming their own stories.

Ancient DNA from Viking Graves Proves the Fierce Fighters Rode Male Horses
9th January 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

Scientists conducted the first ancient DNA analysis of bones from 19 horses in Viking graves, and found that nearly all of the animals were male, a tantalizing clue about vanished Viking culture.

The Animal Kingdom’s “Universal Code” for Monogamy Has Been Discovered
9th January 2019 | inverse.com | Animal Life

Monogamy, it’s revealed, is embedded in shared molecules across various amphibians, birds, mammals, and fish.

Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Triggered Mile-High Tsunami That Spread Through Earth’s Oceans
9th January 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth, Space

The asteroid blasted a nearly mile-high tsunami through the Gulf of Mexico that caused chaos throughout the world’s oceans, new research finds.

The meteor shower that brought Tunguska is due in June
7th January 2019 bigthink.com | Earth, Humans, Space

“If the Tunguska object was a member of a Beta Taurid stream … then the last week of June 2019 will be the next occasion with a high probability for Tunguska-like collisions or near misses.”

First two Native American congresswomen embrace after swearing in
7th January 2019 | independent.co.uk | Humans

Democratic representatives Debra Haaland and Sharice Davids shared the sweet moment as newly-elected House speaker Nancy Pelosi welcomed and congratulated the 116th Congress.

India outcry after scientists claim ancient Hindus invented stem cell research
7th January 2019 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

The organisers of a major Indian science conference said they were concerned by speakers citing religious texts and ideas at the event.

Why We Still Can’t Read the Writing of the Ancient Indus Civilization
7th January 2019 blogs.discovermagazine.com | Ancient, Humans, Tech

Since 2004, there’s even been a standing $10,000 prize for anyone who discovers an Indus text over 50 characters, offered by an anonymous donor.

This 2,300-Year-Old Egyptian Fortress Had an Unusual Task: Guarding a Port That Sent Elephants to War
4th January 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

Constructed at a time when Egypt was ruled by the Ptolemies, the fortifications are sizable.

HUMANS NEED TO STOP EATING MEAT TO REDUCE CLIMATE CHANGE CRISES, SAYS DAVID ATTENBOROUGH
4th January 2019 | livekindly.co | Animal Life, Humans

Attenborough commented that those in “the comfortable west” are often untouched by the effects of global warming, caused by a number of industries, including animal agriculture.

Stone from great pyramid to go on display in Edinburgh
4th January 2019 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient

The large block of fine white limestone will go on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 8 February.

‘Ripped’ Woman with Massive Forearms Is the Oldest Known Human Burial in Lower Central America
3rd January 2019 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

Despite the woman’s small stature, she had “strongly developed musculature of the forearm — possibly from rowing or similar activities,” Roksandic said.

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