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How psychedelic mushrooms helped pro surfer Koa Smith overcome depression and trauma: ‘I never slipped back’
20th April 2022 | | Humans, Misc.

After a shock injury on a reef in Indonesia in 2018, he pushed into frontiers that athletes, let alone modern science, are only just beginning to explore.

Image from: Shalom Jacobovitz (Wiki Commons)

Mysterious “population hub” was a starting point for ancient human migration
20th April 2022 | Ancient, Humans

Archaic humans ventured into Eurasia in waves, not always successfully. They may have started their journey in North Africa or West Asia.

Massive meteorite impact created the hottest mantle rock ever
19th April 2022 | | Ancient, Earth

The rock, a fist-sized piece of black glass, was discovered in 2011 and first reported in 2017, when scientists wrote in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters that it had been formed in temperatures reaching 4,298 degrees Fahrenheit (2,370 degrees Celsius)…

‘I felt more joy than I thought possible’
19th April 2022 | | Humans, Misc.

“I had the full-blown mystical revelatory experience – the big psychedelic multi-coloured light and sound show.” This is how Steve recalls his first dose of a hallucinogenic drug, psilocybin…

Scientists hope to broadcast DNA and Earth’s location for curious aliens
19th April 2022 | | Humans, Space, Tech

Beacon of Galaxy message could be sent into heart of Milky Way, where life is deemed most likely to exist.

An Ancient Namibian Stone Could Hold The Key to Unlocking Quantum Computers
19th April 2022 | | Ancient, Earth, Humans

One of the ways we can fully realize the potential of quantum computers is by basing them on both light and matter – this way, information can be stored and processed, but also travel at the speed of light.

Nasa scientists spy ‘largest comet ever seen
14th April 2022 | | Humans, Space

Nasa’s Hubble telescope has determined the comet’s icy nucleus has a mass of about 500 trillion tonnes and is 85 miles (137km) wide – larger than the US state of Rhode Island.

Microfossils may be evidence life began ‘very quickly’ after Earth formed
14th April 2022 | | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth

Scientists believe they have found evidence of microbes that were thriving near hydrothermal vents on Earth’s surface just 300m years after the planet formed – the strongest evidence yet that life began far earlier than is widely assumed.

This Could Be The Earliest Evidence of a 260-Day Maya Calendar Ever Found
14th April 2022 | | Ancient, Humans

Among the fragments of an ancient Mesoamerican mural, archaeologists in Guatemala have uncovered the earliest unequivocal evidence of a Maya sacred calendar.

Clovis debunked: America’s first settlers did not take the ice-free corridor
14th April 2022 | Ancient, Humans

Researchers long assumed ancient humans entered North America via an ice-free corridor about 13,000 years ago. However, a new study published in the journal PNAS used cosmogenic nuclide exposure dating to prove that the continent had already been populated when the corridor was still frozen over.

Archaeological site along the Nile opens a window on the Nubian civilization that flourished in ancient Sudan
14th April 2022 | Ancient, Humans

Circular mounds of rocks dot the desert landscape at the archaeological site of Tombos in northern Sudan. They reveal tumuli – the underground burial tombs used at least as far back as 2500 B.C. by ancient inhabitants who called this region Kush or Nubia.

Is the origin of dark matter gravity itself?
12th April 2022 | | Space, Weird

A new model of the very early universe proposes that the graviton, the quantum mechanical force carrier of gravity, flooded the cosmos with dark matter before normal matter even had a chance to get started.

Pollution is threatening some of the world’s oldest rock carvings
12th April 2022 | | Ancient, Earth, Humans

On a remote peninsula in Western Australia, a 16-hour drive from the nearest city, 30,000-year-old faces stare at the rare visitor to this wild location.

Image from: Marius Fenger (Wiki Commons)

The planets are prepping for an epic alignment. Here’s how to see it shape up.
12th April 2022 | | Earth, Humans, Space

Five planets, visible to the naked eye, are poised to line up and march across the sky this summer in an unusual alignment that will be graced by the light of the moon.

The Far Side of The Moon Is Significantly More Cratered. We May Finally Know Why
12th April 2022 | | Earth, Space

No matter where you’re standing on Earth, you can only ever see one face of the Moon. Its other cheek is perennially turned away from our planet, and this far side is much more pockmarked with craters than the one facing us.

Psychedelic frees up depressed brain, study shows
12th April 2022 | | Humans, Misc.

Psilocybin, a drug found in magic mushrooms, appears to free up the brains of people with severe depression in a way that other antidepressants do not, a study has found.

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