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Siberians Came to North American Arctic in Two Waves. DNA Recasts Mystery of How One Culture Replaced the Other
Science & Tech  (tags: world, history, DNA evidence, siberians, North America, arctic region, culture, research, study )

Darren
- 1 hour ago - sciencenews.org
North America's Arctic regions were first settled around 5,000 years ago by people from Siberia who eventually created a New World culture that lasted for nearly 4,000 years before suddenly disappearing, a new genetic study suggests.
Light & Dark in the Universe! NASA_Hubble Shows a Variety of Intriguing Cosmic Phenomena
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, nasa, hubble space telescope, cosmic, cosmology, astronomy )

Darren
- 1 day ago - nasa.gov
Surrounded by bright stars, towards the upper middle of the frame we see a small young stellar object (YSO) known as SSTC2D J033038.2+303212.
"Thigh Bone" on Mars? NASA Explains An Unusual Find
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, mars, nasa, thigh bone, explanation, alien life )

Darren
- 1 day ago - cnet.com
Space-alien theorists have gotten a thrill from a bone-like object found on Mars, but NASA has a more plausible explanation.
Largest Ever Yellow Star Is 1300 Times Bigger Than Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: world, astronomy, science, space, sun, Yellow Star )

Darren
- 1 day ago - newscientist.com
A monster version of our sun has been found, the largest known member of the family of yellow stars to which our sun belongs.
Voyager 2 Is Phoning Home With New Views of the Solar System's Ragged Edge
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, voyager 2, astronomy, cosmology, interstellar, Solar System )

Darren
- 1 day ago - newscientist.com
Earth's second emissary to interstellar space, Voyager 2, is phoning home with new views of the solar system's ragged edge. But what it sees could be very different to what its predecessor glimpsed, revealing new details. . .
Trifid Nebula: 40 Light-Years Across and a Mere 300,000 Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: world, cosmology, space, Trifid Nebula, universe )

Darren
- 2 days ago - apod.nasa.gov
Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer
Row Reignites Over Distance of Pleiades Star Cluster
Science & Tech  (tags: world, astronomy, cosmology, science, pleiades, stars, cluster, esa, measurement, gaia )

Darren
- 2 days ago - nature.com
New measurement points to possible error in ESA survey that could also affect the agency's new Gaia mission.
Here's a Map of Everything on the Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: world, internet, computer, Connectivity, society, World Wide Web )

Darren
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The image was created by John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine for connected devices. He pinged every device online, then mapped the location of the ones that responded. . .
Possible Evidence of Water Clouds in Brown Dwarf Situated Just 7.3 Light Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, evidence, water, brown dwarf, light years )

Darren
- 2 days ago - phys.org
A team of researchers, led by space scientist Jacqueline Faherty, has found evidence of water clouds in the atmosphere of a brown dwarf situated just 7.3 light years away. In their paper to be published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters. . .
Wake of Nearby Supernova Hints at Explosion's Origins
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, space, scientists, study, astronomy, cosmology )

Darren
- 3 days ago - sciencenews.org
Radiation pouring out of a nearby supernova is giving astronomers an in-depth look at the aftermath of a stellar explosion. The unprecedented peek has revealed never-before-seen details of how gamma rays are produced by such detonations.
The Origin of Humans Is Surprisingly Complicated
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, nature, research, science, world, history )

Darren
- 6 days ago - scientificamerican.com
HUMAN FAMILY TREE used to be a scraggly thing. With relatively few fossils to work from, scientists' best guess was that they could all be assigned to just two lineages, one of which went extinct and the other of which ultimately gave rise to us.
Scientists Invent a Way to Generate Electricity From Your Home's Windows
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, world )

Frans
- 6 days ago - takepart.com
Forget putting solar panels on your roof--in the near future, you may be generating electricity from windows, skylights, or even your iPhone. Researchers at Michigan State University have created a transparent photovoltaic material that ...
Our Life With the Neanderthals Was No Brief Affair
Science & Tech  (tags: neanderthals, humans, research, science, world, discovery )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - news.msn.com
The most accurate timeline yet for the demise of our closest relatives, published on Wednesday, shows Neanderthals overlapped with present-day humans in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years before disappearing about 40,000 years ago.
Brilliant Device Could Completely Replace Crutches!
Science & Tech  (tags: design, Gizmos, health, interesting, safety, technology, world )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - inhabitat.com
It is astonishing that the design of crutches hasn't changed much since they were invented about 100 years ago. Behzad Rashidi's brilliant Sit & Stand Walking Assistant addresses this anachronism and reconfigures the crutch into a hands-free aid that uses
New Carbon Dating Suggests Neanderthals Had 'Ample Time' to Mix With Modern Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: carbon dating, Neanderthals, Europe, research, ancient, discovery, humans, NewTechnology, scientists, technology, world )

Lone
- 10 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.
 

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