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Çatalhöyük: A community with modern urban problems 9,000 years ago

Çatalhöyük: A community with modern urban problems 9,000 years ago

Some 9,000 years ago, residents of one of the world's first large farming communities were also among the first humans to experience so...
Earthquake swarms reveal missing piece of tectonic plate-volcano puzzle

Earthquake swarms reveal missing piece of tectonic plate-volcano puzzle

Deep under the ocean bed, a sinking tectonic plate causes a "swarm" of earthquakes, feeding molten rock into newly forming volcan...
Fossil teeth reveal ancient hyenas in the Arctic

Fossil teeth reveal ancient hyenas in the Arctic

Modern hyenas are known as hunters and scavengers in Asian and African ecosystems such as the savanna. But in ancient times, these powerful...
 Lynx in Turkey: Noninvasive sample collection provides insights into genetic diversity

Lynx in Turkey: Noninvasive sample collection provides insights into genetic diversity

Little is known about the biology and the genetic status of the Caucasian Lynx (Lynx lynx dinniki), a subspecies of the Eurasian lynx distr...
The evolution of puppy dog eyes

The evolution of puppy dog eyes

New research comparing the anatomy and behavior of dogs and wolves suggests dogs' facial anatomy has changed over thousands of years sp...
Climate change had significant impact on Amazon communities before arrival of Europeans

Climate change had significant impact on Amazon communities before arrival of Europeans

Climate change had a significant impact on people living in the Amazon rainforest before the arrival of Europeans and the loss of many indi...
Evidence of Sangam Age settlement unearthed at Nangur, Tamil Nadu

Evidence of Sangam Age settlement unearthed at Nangur, Tamil Nadu

Evidence indicating the existence of human settlement dating back to the Sangam Age was unearthed at Nangur village in Nagapattinam distric...
The complex fate of Antarctic species in the face of a changing climate

The complex fate of Antarctic species in the face of a changing climate

Oxygen concentrations in both the open ocean and coastal waters have declined by 2-5% since at least the middle of the 20th century. Th...
British Museum Trustee favoured return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece in the 1940s

British Museum Trustee favoured return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece in the 1940s

Kenneth Clark, a famous British art historian and Trustee of the British Museum, was in favour of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Gr...
The hidden structure of the periodic system

The hidden structure of the periodic system

The periodic table of elements that most chemistry books depict is only one special case. This tabular overview of the chemical elements, w...
Oldest axial fossils discovered for the genus Australopithecus

Oldest axial fossils discovered for the genus Australopithecus

Scientists have published an article describing the oldest axial fossils yet discovered for the genus Australopithecus. Dated 4.2 million y...
Scotland's crannogs date back to 3,700 BC

Scotland's crannogs date back to 3,700 BC

Archaeologists have made the astounding discovery that some of the Scottish crannogs - artificial islands constructed in lakes and sea inle...

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