News Desk

Prehistoric human vertebra discovered in the Jordan Valley tells the story of migration from Africa
3rd February 2022 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

A new study led by researchers from Bar-Ilan University, Ono Academic College, The University of Tulsa and the Israel Antiquities Authority presents a 1.5 million-year-old human vertebra discovered in Israel’s Jordan Valley.

Rare Breed of Ancient Trees With Incredible Lifespans Help Keep Their Forests Alive
3rd February 2022 | sciencealert.com | Ancient, Earth

The venerable elders of a forest are hugely important to the diversity, fitness, and survival of the woodland as a whole, new research shows – and they bring with them a hardiness and experience in dealing with change, as well as a lifetime of ecological interactions preserved in their immediate surrounds..

Woolly mammoth and other Ice Age remains found in Devon
3rd February 2022 | bbc.co.uk | Ancient, Animal Life, Humans

The remains of a woolly mammoth have been found among a host of hugely significant Ice Age animal remains in a cave in Devon, experts have said.

Ancient solar storm smashed Earth at the wrong part of the sun’s cycle — and scientists are concerned
31st January 2022 | livescience.com | Ancient, Earth

An extremely powerful solar storm pummeled our planet 9,200 years ago, leaving permanent scars on the ice buried deep below Greenland and Antarctica.

How science is uncovering the secrets of Stonehenge
31st January 2022 | theguardian.com | Ancient, Humans

If you see the majestic stones on Salisbury Plain as an emblem of England, think again. A major new British Museum exhibition connects them to many points and cultures across Europe through 1,500 years of immigration

Australia scientists find ‘spooky’ spinning object in Milky Way
31st January 2022 | bbc.co.uk | Space, Tech

Australian scientists say they have discovered an unknown spinning object in the Milky Way that they claim is unlike anything seen before.

Ancient human tracks on South Africa’s west coast
31st January 2022 phys.org | Ancient, Humans

It’s been 27 years since geologist David Roberts identified some of the oldest footprints of our species ever discovered.

Our Brains Keep Us 15 Seconds ‘in The Past’ to Help Us See a Stable World, Says Study
31st January 2022 | sciencealert.com | Humans, Misc.

Our eyes are continuously bombarded by an enormous amount of visual information – millions of shapes, colors, and ever-changing motion all around us. For the brain, this is no easy feat.

Did Eating Meat Really Make Us Human?
28th January 2022 | wired.co.uk | Ancient, Animal Life, Earth, Humans

For decades, scientists thought that being more carnivorous set our ancestors along their evolutionary path. New evidence casts doubt on this theory.

Image from Venison Steaks (Wiki Commons)

‘Don’t Look Up’: humanity could avert asteroid Armageddon, say scientists
28th January 2022 | theguardian.com | Humans, Space

Planet likely to be spared from catastrophic end if 10km-wide Earthbound asteroid was spotted, analysis finds

Radiocarbon dating from prehistoric cemetery reveals human stress caused by global cooling event 8,200 years ago
28th January 2022 phys.org | Ancient, Earth, Humans

New insight into how our early ancestors dealt with major shifts in climate is revealed in research, published today in Nature Ecology & Evolution, by an international team, led by Professor Rick Schulting from Oxford University’s School of Archaeology.

Are humans on the verge of ‘peace talks’ with the non-human world?
28th January 2022 | theguardian.com | Animal Life, Earth, Humans

For about 2,000 years most humans have imagined themselves to be the Earth’s “apex predators” – smarter, faster and more deadly than any other creature with which we share the planet.

Jaw-Dropping View of The Milky Way Reveals Mysterious Structures Dangling in Space
28th January 2022 | sciencealert.com | Space, Weird

A new image of the heart of the Milky Way is revealing mysterious structures we’ve never seen before.

Thailand first Asian country to move to decriminalise marijuana – giving people green light to grow it at home
26th January 2022 news.sky.com | Humans, Misc.

The country first legalised the use of marijuana in 2018 for medical use and research, but now the Narcotics Control Board has dropped it from its list of controlled drugs.

2 giant sphinxes depicting King Tut’s grandfather found at ancient Egyptian temple
26th January 2022 | livescience.com | Ancient, Humans

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two colossal limestone statues of King Amenhotep III that are fashioned to look like sphinxes, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

Wild New Paper Suggests Earth’s Tectonic Activity Has an Unseen Source
26th January 2022 | sciencealert.com | Earth, Humans

Earth is far from a solid mass of rock. The outer layer of our planet – known as the lithosphere – is made up of more than 20 tectonic plates…

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