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400,000 Year Old Human DNA Found
Posted on December 04, 2013 at 03:55:11 pm
Scientists have found the oldest DNA evidence yet of humansí biological history. But instead of neatly clarifying human evolution, the finding is adding new mysteries.

Hubble Finds Water On 5 Planets In Our Galactic Neighborhood
Posted on December 03, 2013 at 06:32:18 pm
Thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope and some new imaging techniques, scientists have detected traces of water vapor on five massive planets right in our galactic backyard

New Discovery Fills Gap In Ancient Jerusalem History
Posted on December 03, 2013 at 03:21:24 pm
Archaeologists have discovered the first ruins of a building from the Hasmonean period in Jerusalem, filling a gap in the ancient city's history, the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced

Secret Tunnels Under Rome
Posted on December 03, 2013 at 10:46:18 am
Deep under the streets and buildings of Rome is a maze of tunnels and quarries that dates back to the very beginning of this ancient city

Crows Are No Bird-Brains
Posted on November 30, 2013 at 11:48:31 am
Scientists have long suspected that corvids -- the family of birds including ravens, crows and magpies -- are highly intelligent

New Process Could Revolutionize Solar Energy Harvesting
Posted on November 29, 2013 at 09:47:02 am
Researchers in Cambridge and Mons have investigated a process in which the initial electronic excitation can split into a pair of half-energy excitations

Archaeological Dig Near Stonehenge Uncovers Sink Hole of Evidence from Neolithic Period
Posted on November 28, 2013 at 08:16:15 pm
An archaeology team led by an academic from London's Kingston University has delved back into a Neolithic site at Damerham, Hampshire, and uncovered a sink hole of material

Gene for Excessive Alcohol Drinking Found
Posted on November 28, 2013 at 07:35:10 pm
Researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking. They have also identified the mechanism underlying this phenomenon

17th Century Shipwreck in Lake Michigan?
Posted on November 28, 2013 at 03:51:52 pm
Five months after divers searched a remote section of Lake Michigan for a mysterious 17th century ship and retrieved a wooden slab the group leader believes is part of the vessel, it's still uncertain whether they are on the right track

Sneaky Kitty
Posted on November 28, 2013 at 12:23:30 am
Cats are stealthy, but this kind is a pro -- itís been hiding in plain sight for years. A whole new species of Brazilian feline has been discovered after scientists analyzed the DNA of several different wild cat populations.

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