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.
Monogamy, it’s revealed, is embedded in shared molecules across various amphibians, birds, mammals, and fish.
The asteroid blasted a nearly mile-high tsunami through the Gulf of Mexico that caused chaos throughout the world’s oceans, new research finds.
“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.”
Democratic representatives Debra Haaland and Sharice Davids shared the sweet moment as newly-elected House speaker Nancy Pelosi welcomed and congratulated the 116th Congress.
The organisers of a major Indian science conference said they were concerned by speakers citing religious texts and ideas at the event.
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.
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.
The large block of fine white limestone will go on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 8 February.
Despite the woman’s small stature, she had “strongly developed musculature of the forearm — possibly from rowing or similar activities,” Roksandic said.
The same geological processes that formed the oldest continents gave shape to what some consider the youngest.
The new species has an extraordinary characteristic, the presence of claw-like appendages at the base of the thumbs.
Chang’e 4 will perform a variety of science work over the coming months, potentially helping scientists better understand the structure, formation and evolution of Earth’s natural satellite.