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Have humans evolved beyond nature?
13th February 2020 | independent.co.uk | Humans

Manuel Berdoy ponders what we as a species want and who we actually are.

Scientists find evidence of ‘ghost population’ of ancient humans
13th February 2020 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

Scientists have found evidence for a mysterious “ghost population” of ancient humans that lived in Africa about half a million years ago and whose genes live on in people today.

Zahi Hawass recommends Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs be taught in schools
13th February 2020 | egyptindependent.com | Ancient, Humans

Prominent Egyptologist and former Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass implored Minister of Education Tarek Shawky assign schools to begin teaching ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, during a television interview with the “Al-Hayah al-Yom” program on Tuesday.

SCIENTISTS REVEAL STRANGE ‘GOLF BALL’ ASTEROID
12th February 2020 | independent.co.uk | Space, Weird

Scientists have discovered an asteroid with such a strange surface that they have named it the “golf ball”. The rock is the most heavily cratered object ever to be seen in the asteroid belt and is “like discovering a new world”, according to the researchers who found it. And in addition to the strange holes, it also has a mysterious “bright spot” on its surface.

Is an Aboriginal tale of an ancient volcano the oldest story ever told?
12th February 2020 | sciencemag.org | Ancient, Humans

Long ago, four giant beings arrived in southeast Australia. Three strode out to other parts of the continent, but one crouched in place. His body transformed into a volcano called Budj Bim, and his teeth became the lava the volcano spat out.

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.

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