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Ancient Egyptian Kitten Skeletons Hint at Cat Domestication
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 34 days ago - livescience.com
The skeletons of six cats, including four kittens, found in an Egyptian cemetery may push back the date of cat domestication in Egypt by nearly 2,000 years.
Scientists Detect Direct Evidence of Big Bang's Gravitational Waves
Science & Tech  (tags: cosmology, gravity waves, relativity, discovery, space, research, astronomy, Big Bang, science, scientists, technology )

Michael
- 36 days ago - iflscience.com
In the most anticipated announcement in physics since the discovery of the Higgs Boson, the first detection of a gravitational wave has been reported.
Palaeontologists Unearth Rare 15-Million-Year-Old Bilby
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 37 days ago - heritagedaily.com
An ancient fossil of the bilby, Australia's answer to the Easter rabbit, has been discovered at the Riversleigh World Heritage site in north west Queensland.
Nine Unopened Dead Sea Scrolls Found
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 38 days ago - news.discovery.com
Nine newly found penny-sized pieces of parchment belonging to the Dead Sea Scrolls laid unopened for nearly six decades before they were rediscovered in Israel.
More on Facing Death in the Neolithic Near East
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 39 days ago - pasthorizonspr.com
Archaeologists working at the Neolithic site of Tell Qarassa in Syria discovered a small carved bone artefact within a funerary layer. This unique artefact which contains two bas relief human faces, holds significance for research on the origins and mean
New Stratigraphic Research Makes Little Foot the Oldest Complete Australopithecus
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - heritagedaily.com
After 13 years of meticulous excavation of the nearly complete skeleton of the Australopithecus fossil named Little Foot, South African and French scientists have now convincingly shown that it is probably around 3 million years old
Parental Care of the Young From 450 Million Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - heritagedaily.com
The 'nursery in the sea' has revealed a species new to science - with specimens preserved incubating their eggs together with probable hatched individuals. As a result, the team has named the new species Luprisca incuba after Lucina, goddess of childbirth
Natural Selection Led To Different Features In Europeans As Recent As 5,000 Years Ago, According To Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - bionews-tx.com
An increasing volume of archaeological research and effort has come to focus particularly on the genetic evolution and development of human beings since the last Ice Age. While the last glacial period ended about 10,000 years ago
Prehistoric Rock Art Engraving Discovered in Brecon Beacons
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 40 days ago - heritagedaily.com
A large stone containing engraved Bronze Age rock art has been found by a national park geologist in the Brecon Beacons and confirmed as the first prehistoric rock engraved panel to be discovered in the region.
Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After 30,000 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, discovery, virus, humans )

Mari
- 40 days ago - richarddawkins.net
A mysterious giant virus buried for 30,000 years in Siberian permafrost has been resurrected.
Messengers to the Gods
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 41 days ago - archaeology.org
During a turbulent period in ancient Egypt, common people turned to animal mummies to petition the gods, inspiring the rise of a massive religious industry
Will Bacteria-Coated Rubber Be Our Next Source of Electricity?
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, interesting, investigation, performance, research, science, study, technology )

Frans
- 41 days ago - industrytap.com
Researchers have found a way to produce electricity from an unexpected energy source - a strip of rubber coated with bacterial spores. The contraption makes use of bacterial spores to harness the untapped power of evaporating water....
Pygmy Tyrannosaur Roamed the Arctic
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 41 days ago - theguardian.com
Though far smaller than other tyrannosaurs, the adult was still nearly 2 metres tall at the hips, and measured around 7 metres from snout to tail. An adult T. rex could grow to twice the size.
Nanotechnology a New Weapon in the Fight Against Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, interesting, health, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, technology )

Frans
- 41 days ago - industrytap.com
Researchers at the University of Georgia broke new ground in the fight cancer when they announced they've successfully used nanoparticles to target the mitochondria of breast cancer cells, which stops the cancer cell in its tracks. Now, researchers at ...
Earth's Infrared Radiation: New Renewable Energy Frontier?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, NewTechnology, energy, renewables, discovery, heat, infrared emissions )

Michael
- 41 days ago - spectrum.ieee.org
The Earth continuously emits 100 million gigawatts of infrared heat into outer space. That's enough to power all of humanity many thousands of times over.
 

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