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The Fossil That Revolutionized the Search for Human Origins: A Q&A With Lucy Discoverer Donald Johanson
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, history, environment, discovery, archaeology, human origins, Lucy, Donald Johanson, Donald Johanson, paleoanthropologist, Ethiopia, Afar, 3.2-million-year-old skeleton )

Darren
- 5 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Forty years ago today, a young American paleoanthropologist named Donald Johanson made the discovery of a lifetime in the arid badlands of Ethiopia's remote Afar region: a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton of a small-brained creature
Hydrogen May Prove Fuel of the Future
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, society, scientists, science, research, performance, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, energy, discovery, design, hydrogen, fuel, molecule, universe, pollution free, cars, vehicles )

Darren
- 6 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
Will the most common molecule in the universe make for pollution-free cars?
Norfolk Bronze Age Dagger 'Doorstop' Saved
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 13 hours ago - bbc.com
A Middle Bronze Age ceremonial dagger used for years as a doorstop has been saved from a private sale...
1,700-Year-Old Silk Road Cemetery Contains Mythical Carvings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 16 hours ago - livescience.com
A cemetery dating back roughly 1,700 years has been discovered along part of the Silk Road, a series of ancient trade routes that once connected China to the Roman Empire...
Secrets of the Staffordshire Hoard: Skills of the Saxon Smiths Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - archaeology.co.uk
The Staffordshire Hoard is a glittering reminder of the creative talents of the Anglo-Saxons - but now a pioneering research project is revealing that their skills were more far sophisticated than previously imagined, as Carly Hilts learned...
Behind Tomb Connected to Alexander the Great, Intrigue Worthy of "Game of Thrones"
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Suspense is rising as archaeologists sift for clues to the identity of the person buried with pomp and circumstance in the mysterious Amphipolis tomb in what is now northern Greece. The research team thinks the tomb was built for someone very close....
Ancient Auditory Illusions Reflected in Prehistoric Art?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - sciencedaily.com
Some of humankind's earliest and most mysterious artistic achievements -- including prehistoric cave paintings, canyon petroglyphs and megalithic structures such as Stonehenge -- may have been inspired by the behaviors of sound waves being misinterpreted.
New Study Confirms Universe Is A Hologram
Science & Tech  (tags: study, technology, world, research, scientists, space, tech, discovery, environment, news )

Earths
- 2 days ago - spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com
The building blocks of reality are behaving in ways which are inexplicable and can only make sense if we think of the universe in terms of a holographic field, not an empty container filled with objects. A recent study published in Nature suggests
Watch the Milky Way Eat Its Neighbors [Video]
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, milky way, galaxies )

Darren
- 2 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The Milky Way has a history of devouring its neighbors, the smaller satellite galaxies that orbit it. Over time our galaxy's gravity will tug on the near sides of these satellites more strongly than their far sides, slowly stretching them out. . .
Illuminating the Interactome
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, discovery, computers, Interactome, map, binary human protein interactions )

Darren
- 2 days ago - the-scientist.com
A massive screen yields the most comprehensive map of binary human protein interactions to date.
Spacetime Is Not Necessarily Continuous
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, interesting, environment, discovery, spacetime, perception, loop quantum gravity, safety )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
We perceive space and time to be continuous, but if the amazing theory of loop quantum gravity is correct, they actually come in discrete pieces
Small 'Underwater Pompeii' Found Off Greek Island
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
Remains of an ancient settlement, complete with a ruined pottery workshop, have been found on the bottom of the Aegean sea off the small island of Delos, the Greek ministry of culture has announced...
Ancient Egyptian Mummy Wearing Jewels Found
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 2 days ago - news.discovery.com
The mummy was discovered in the necropolis below the temple of Pharaoh Thutmosis III (1490-1436 B.C.), on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor (southern Egypt). The find dates to the Middle Kingdom (2137-1781 B.C.)...
Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, computers, astronomy, cosmology, Leonid Meteor Shower )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
This year, the Leonid meteor shower should treat skywatchers to beween 10 and 15 meteors per hour, a NASA meteor expert says
Feature: Neuroprosthetics
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, performance, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, NewTechnology, nervous system, computers, Neuroprosthetics, artificial limbs, restoration, sensory function )

Darren
- 2 days ago - the-scientist.com
Linking the human nervous system to computers is providing unprecedented control of artificial limbs and restoring lost sensory function.
 

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