News Desk

Much-feared asteroid Apophis won’t hit Earth for at least 100 years, Nasa says
28th March 2021 | | Humans, Space

Chunk of space rock was once the ‘poster child for hazardous asteroids’ but it will be a while before humans need to worry about it again

Boy finds fossil up to 500m years old in his West Midlands garden
28th March 2021 | | Ancient, Earth, Humans

A six-year-old boy has found a fossil dating back millions of years in his garden after receiving a fossil-hunting kit for Christmas

The origin and uniqueness of Basque genetics revealed
28th March 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

The Basques are a unique population in Western Europe; their language is not related to any Indo-European language. Furthermore, genetically speaking, they have been considered to have distinct features. However, until now there was no conclusive study to explain the origin of their singularity.

Did ancient primates walk alongside T. rex? New evidence backs up theory.
28th March 2021 | | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

The oldest known primate fossils were dated to just after the extinction event 66 million years ago—suggesting some primate ancestors lived even longer ago.

Importance of Egypt’s discovery of archaeological monastic buildings in Bahariya Oasis
28th March 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

Egypt announced a new archaeological discovery in the Bahariya Oasis with archaeological buildings dating back to the fifth and seventh centuries, where monks settled down.

Sprawling 5,000-year-old cemetery and fortress discovered in Poland
25th March 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

A gigantic, 5,000-year-old complex of long barrows and stone-lined tombs has been unearthed in Poland, after archaeologists investigated lines in crops in a field that they’d seen in a satellite photograph.

A scientist on the great responsibility of using ancient DNA to rewrite human history
25th March 2021 | | Ancient, Humans, Tech

In universities and research labs across the world, scientists are actively rewriting whole chapters of human history, big and small. And they’re doing it using a very new piece of evidence: ancient DNA.

The world’s earliest stone technologies are likely to be older than previously thought
25th March 2021 | Ancient, Humans, Tech

A new study from the University of Kent’s School of Anthropology and Conservation has found that Oldowan and Acheulean stone tool technologies are likely to be tens of thousands of years older than current evidence suggests.

Fossils Reveal Cephalopods May Be 30 Million Years Older Than We Thought
25th March 2021 | | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

The class of marine animals known as cephalopoda – which today includes squids, octopuses, and cuttlefishes – could have been around on Earth 30 million years earlier than previously thought, according to new research.

New evidence in search for the mysterious Denisovans
25th March 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

In the study published in Nature Ecology and Evolution, the researchers examined the genomes of more than 400 modern humans to investigate the interbreeding events between ancient humans and modern human populations who arrived at Island Southeast Asia 50,000–60,000 years ago.

Image from Wiki Commons 

Cern experiment hints at new force of nature
23rd March 2021 | | Humans, Tech

Experts reveal ‘cautious excitement’ over unstable particles that fail to decay as standard model suggests.

Jaw-dropping Milky Way mosaic took 12 years to create.
23rd March 2021 | | Humans, Space

An eye-popping new image of the Milky Way took 12 years and 1,250 hours of photographic exposure to create.

Can Magic Mushrooms Heal Us?
23rd March 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

Oregon is about to become the first state in the country to try to build a support infrastructure through which psychedelic mushrooms can be woven into everyday life.

The World’s Oldest Known Wooden Statue Is Over 7,000 Years Older Than Stonehenge
23rd March 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

The further back in time you go, the sparser the archaeological record grows. Many materials used by humans – wood, leather, fabric – simply don’t last and are swallowed by Earth under the implacable march of time.

Scotland’s first medical cannabis clinic approved
23rd March 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

Sapphire Medical Clinic, located in Stirling, is the first medical cannabis clinic authorised by Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) to provide safe access to medical cannabis for patients in Scotland.

Fungi are key to our survival. Are we doing enough to protect them?
21st March 2021 | | Animal Life, Earth, Humans

For almost a decade, one lone mushroom was classified as an endangered species, and scientists say more could be in trouble.

Image from Sasata (Wiki Commons)

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