News Desk

Enigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands
27th May 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

Hidden in the vast, arid expanses of India’s Thar Desert lie mysterious old drawings carved into the land. These newly discovered designs are of such immense scale, they were likely never able to be glimpsed in their entirety by those who made them, researchers say.

27th May 2021 | | Humans, Space

Assembly Theory method ‘vital to support the first discovery of life beyond Earth,’ researcher says.

Texas Senate Approves Psychedelics And Marijuana Concentrates Bills
25th May 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

The Texas Senate has approved House-passed bills to reduce criminal penalties for possessing marijuana concentrates and require the state to study the therapeutic potential of psychedelics like psilocybin and MDMA.

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Scientists discover a new feature that distinguishes modern humans from Neanderthals
25th May 2021 | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

Skoltech scientists and their colleagues from Germany and the United States have analyzed the metabolomes of humans, chimpanzees, and macaques in muscle, kidney, and three different brain regions.

Study reveals new details on what happened in the first microsecond of Big Bang
24th May 2021 | Ancient, Space

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have investigated what happened to a specific kind of plasma—the first matter ever to be present—during the first microsecond of the Big Bang. Their findings provide a piece of the puzzle to the evolution of the universe, as we know it today.

Giant, Now Sunken Islands Could Explain Ancient Migration in The Americas
24th May 2021 | | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

Here’s a mystery: Ancient fossils show animals originating from South America in the Antilles islands off Central America, but how did they get over the sea? The answer is via land masses that have long since sunk from view under the ocean, according to a new study.

Huge cemetery with at least 250 rock-cut tombs discovered in Egypt
24th May 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

About 250 tombs, some with fancy layouts and hieroglyphics, have been discovered cut into a hill at Al-Hamidiyah cemetery to the east of Sohag, in Egypt’s Eastern Desert, about 240 miles (386 kilometers) southeast of Cairo, Egypt’s antiquities ministry said.

MDMA Therapy for PTSD Could Be Legal by 2023. A DIY Culture is Already Thriving.
24th May 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

As the drug inches toward regulatory approval, desperate people are going underground to treat urgent mental health issues.

What if The Heart of The Milky Way Isn’t Actually a Black Hole Like We Thought?
21st May 2021 | | Humans, Space

We sort-of take it for granted that there’s a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, but we can’t really go there and check. What if something else is actually lurking in this messy, dusty region?

The Case for Using MDMA to Help Heal Victims of Trauma
21st May 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

BY THE TIME Sophie took MDMA for the first time at my mental health clinic, she was willing to try just about anything. Now in her late fifties, Sophie (not her real name) had struggled for most of her life with post-traumatic stress disorder, suffering from insomnia, hypervigilance, and flashbacks to the abuse she suffered as a child.

Stonehenge research at risk if Sheffield archaeology unit closes, say experts
21st May 2021 | | Ancient, Humans

Important research on Stonehenge could be put in jeopardy if the threatened closure of one of the UK’s most renowned university archaeology departments goes ahead, leading experts on the prehistoric monument have warned.

Scientists find ‘missing link’ behind first human languages
21st May 2021 | | Humans

A new study has shown, for the first time, that humans recognize the intended meanings of iconic vocalizations — basic sounds made by people to represent specific objects, entities and actions — regardless of the language they speak.

Acid test: scientists show how LSD opens doors of perception
21st May 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

Study analysing brain scans of people finds psychedelic drug lowers barriers that constrain thoughts.

A single dose of psilocybin has a lasting therapeutic effect on migraine headache, according to a new placebo-controlled study
19th May 2021 | | Humans, Misc.

Scientists have started to investigate whether psilocybin could be helpful to those who suffer from migraine headache. Their new findings, published in Neurotherapeutics, provide preliminary evidence that the drug could provide long-lasting therapeutic benefits to migraine sufferers.

Ancient horse DNA reveals gene flow between Eurasian and North American horses
19th May 2021 | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

A new study of ancient DNA from horse fossils found in North America and Eurasia shows that horse populations on the two continents remained connected through the Bering Land Bridge, moving back and forth and interbreeding multiple times over hundreds of thousands of years.

This Jaw-Dropping Simulation Gives Us Our Best Look Yet at Baby Stars Being Born
19th May 2021 | | Ancient, Humans, Space

The birth of a star is a wild and magnificent thing….It’s not a process we’re likely ever going to be able to observe from start to finish – but an absolutely spectacular simulation brings us closer than we’ve ever been.

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