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Dave, author of the novel Trade Winds to Meluha concludes with a plea for education and a rekindled awareness of the positive lessons we can draw from ancient Indus practice.
The asteroid belt is rich with precious metals. There are already plans for asteroid mining but could we ever build a colony on one?
A study of skulls from pre-Columbian Peru suggests the success rates of surgeons there was up to 80% during the Inca era, compared with just 50% during the American Civil War some 400 years later.
Orkney’s famous chambered cairns have been reconstructed in 3D with viewers able to explore and move around the tombs like never before.
New research joins the dots between zombie ants, an insect-world arms race and the search for new antibiotics.
Scientists have discovered a technique to apply natural plant extracts such as Tea Tree Oil as a coating for medical devices, a process which could prevent millions of infections every year.
The idea that art is an expression valued for originality is put to the test with the study and replication of caves painted during the Pleistocene.
How do you put a 13-ton hat on a giant statue? That’s what researchers are trying to figure out with their study of Easter Island statues and the red hats that sit atop some of them.
A new activity center at the American Indian Museum in NYC sheds light on the original know-how of the Americas.
Is it possible to bring these long gone reptiles back from the dead and, if we could, would we really want to?
At least some of northern Chile’s saywas had the “astronomical function” of prefiguring the sun’s appearance. They are a southern-hemisphere Stonehenge.
Rather than being transported by humans as is commonly thought, this theory instead argues that the stones were carried by a glacier.
The bones are undergoing tests to establish whether they are Homo sapiens or another species of human. If they are Homo sapiens remains, they will be the oldest found in northern Eurasia.
Researchers working to solve the mystery of how Aboriginal people first reached Australia say the earliest people didn’t get here by accident, but made deliberate voyages to reach the new land.
The B612 Foundation is dedicated to all planetary defense issues. This group of physicists, astronomers, engineers, and astronauts is looking out for you – and are motivated to do it.