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Modern apes smarter than pre-humans

Modern apes smarter than pre-humans

New research from the University of Adelaide suggests living great apes are smarter than our pre-human ancestor Australopithecus, a group t...
Scientists explore Egyptian mummy bones with x-rays and infrared light

Scientists explore Egyptian mummy bones with x-rays and infrared light

Experiments at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are casting a new light on Egyptian soil...
Why words make language

Why words make language

From hieroglyphics to emojis, and grunts to gestures, humans have always used multiple modes to communicate, including language. Modes ...
First evidence of feathered polar dinosaurs found in Australia

First evidence of feathered polar dinosaurs found in Australia

A cache of 118 million-year-old fossilized dinosaur and bird feathers has been recovered from an ancient lake deposit that once lay beyond ...
Geoscientists reconstruct the climate of the past by analysing dripstones

Geoscientists reconstruct the climate of the past by analysing dripstones

In the last interglacial period on Earth about 125,000 years ago, the Indian monsoon was longer, more extreme and less reliable than it is ...
Ancient rain gauge: New evidence links groundwater, climate changes in deep time

Ancient rain gauge: New evidence links groundwater, climate changes in deep time

Changes in groundwater millions of years ago created alternating layers of vivid yellow and brown in the mineral sphalerite, and those vari...
Last Arctic ice refuge is disappearing

Last Arctic ice refuge is disappearing

The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing twice as fast as ice in the rest of the Arctic Ocean, according to new research. ...
A runaway star ejected from the galactic heart of darkness

A runaway star ejected from the galactic heart of darkness

Astronomers have spotted an ultrafast star, traveling at a blistering 6 million km/h, that was ejected by the supermassive black hole at th...
At future Mars landing spot, scientists spy mineral that could preserve signs of past life

At future Mars landing spot, scientists spy mineral that could preserve signs of past life

Next year, NASA plans to launch a new Mars rover to search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. A new study shows that the rover...
With Mars methane mystery unsolved, Curiosity serves scientists a new one: Oxygen

With Mars methane mystery unsolved, Curiosity serves scientists a new one: Oxygen

For the first time in the history of space exploration, scientists have measured the seasonal changes in the gases that fill the air direct...
'Ghost' footprints from Pleistocene era revealed by radar tech

'Ghost' footprints from Pleistocene era revealed by radar tech

Invisible footprints hiding since the end of the last ice age - and what lies beneath them - have been discovered by Cornell University res...
Terracina: A cosmopolitan city near Rome

Terracina: A cosmopolitan city near Rome

In a new excavation project undertaken by German and Italian researchers, LMU archaeologists Paul Scheding and Francesca Diosono have uncov...

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