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First Anatolian farmers were local hunter-gatherers that adopted agriculture

First Anatolian farmers were local hunter-gatherers that adopted agriculture

An international team, led by scientists from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and in collaboration with scientist...
Earliest known Mariner's Astrolabe certified

Earliest known Mariner's Astrolabe certified

Guinness World Records have independently certified an astrolabe excavated from the wreck site of a Portuguese Armada Ship that was part of...
Mammals' unique arms started evolving before the dinosaurs existed

Mammals' unique arms started evolving before the dinosaurs existed

Bats fly, whales swim, gibbons swing from tree to tree, horses gallop, and humans swipe on their phones--the different habitats and lifesty...
Rukwa Rift Basin Project names new Cretaceous mammal from East African Rift System

Rukwa Rift Basin Project names new Cretaceous mammal from East African Rift System

Ohio University researchers announced a new species of mammal from the Age of Dinosaurs, representing the most complete mammal from the Cre...
Alligator study reveals insight into dinosaur hearing

Alligator study reveals insight into dinosaur hearing

To determine where a sound is coming from, animal brains analyze the minute difference in time it takes a sound to reach each ear--a cue kn...
Algal library lends insights into genes for photosynthesis

Algal library lends insights into genes for photosynthesis

It isn't easy being green. It takes thousands of genes to build the photosynthetic machinery that plants need to harness sunlight for g...
Researchers make a key discovery on how alpine streams work

Researchers make a key discovery on how alpine streams work

An EPFL study has prompted scientists to rethink a standard approach used to calculate the velocity of gas exchange between mountain stream...
A prehistoric puzzle in the Kuiper Belt

A prehistoric puzzle in the Kuiper Belt

The farthest object ever explored is slowly revealing its secrets, as scientists piece together the puzzles of Ultima Thule – the Kuiper Be...
How heavy elements come about in the universe

How heavy elements come about in the universe

Heavy elements are produced during stellar explosion or on the surfaces of neutron stars through the capture of hydrogen nuclei (protons). ...
Spiralling giants: Witnessing the birth of a massive binary star system

Spiralling giants: Witnessing the birth of a massive binary star system

Scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research in Japan, Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden and the University of Virgi...
Hepatitis B virus sheds light on ancient human population movements into Australia

Hepatitis B virus sheds light on ancient human population movements into Australia

Australian researchers have used current hepatitis B virus (HBV) genome sequences to deduce ancient human population movements into Austral...

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