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The Shrouded History of Nitocris: Was the Last Pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty a Woman?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 hours ago - ancient-origins.net
Nitocris is claimed by some sources to have been a female pharaoh of ancient Egypt. However, prior to the Ptolemaic Dynasty, there were few female rulers in the history of ancient Egypt. Many of these women ruled only as regents for their underage sons
Scientists Accidentally Discover World's Smallest and Oldest Eyeball
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, science, discovery, eyesight, bacteria )

Louise
- 7 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Biologists from Queen Mary University of London admit their find seemed really, really obvious afterwards. Tiny bacterium can sense light and move towards it, but it previously remained unknown as to why this is.
Putting PlutoâEUR(TM)s Geology on the Map
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, research, science, study, astronomy, Pluto, Sputnik Planum )

Louise
- 7 hours ago - pluto.jhuapl.edu
Images from NASAâEUR(TM)s New Horizons mission are showing that the surface of Pluto possesses an astonishing and unexpected geological diversity. To help make sense of this complexity of PlutoâEUR(TM)s surface has formed and evolved over time.
Mysterious Graves Discovered at Ancient European Cemetery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 22 hours ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
One of the oldest cemeteries in Europe has recently been discovered, with graves dating back almost 8,500 years. Two of the most intriguing finds are the skeleton of a six-month-old child and a mysterious upright burial of a man in his early 20s
Growing Human Organs in Pigs and Sheep Takes a Step Closer: New Guidelines Will Allow Research on Human-Animal Hybrids Read Mor
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, health, humans, medicine, performance, research, science, scientists )

Rosemary
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Hopes that personalised human organs could be grown in farm animals have taken a step forward after the British government published its first guidelines for such research. The guidance is aimed at providing a framework for regulating the emerging tech
Sterkfontein Caves Produce Two New Hominin Fossils
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - popular-archaeology.com
Two new hominin fossils have been found in a previously uninvestigated chamber in the Sterkfontein Caves, just North West of Johannesburg in South Africa.
Intelligent Socks Paired With Smartphones Can Save Diabetics Feet
Science & Tech  (tags: socks, cells, smartphones, diabetes, concept, design, research, science, technology )

Gemma
- 1 day ago - nocamels.com
Roughly 130 million diabetics around the globe suffer from diabetic neuropathy, a type of nerve damage associated with the development of foot ulcers in patients with diabetes.
Israeli Power~Saving Software Installed on 150 Million Android Phones
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, software, innovation, mob, mobile phone, concept, design, news, technology, world )

Gemma
- 1 day ago - thetower.org
The ideal smartphone would be thin, light and affordable, and it would have an ultra-long-lasting battery. Unfortunately, we cannot have it all~at least not until a cheap, long~lasting, featherweight battery is invented.
FOCUS ON TUVA: Stunning Treasures - and Macabre Slaughter - in Siberia's Valley of the Kings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - siberiantimes.com
The royal tomb known as Arzhan 2 in the modern-day Republic of Tuva - to many, the most mysterious region in all Russia - is some 2,600 years old but its valuables match any trove from any era anywhere in the world
Birds Deliberately Spread Wildfires Because Birds Are Dicks
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, research, hunting methods, possible cause for wild fires )

Louise
- 2 days ago - gizmodo.com
Some birds are using burning sticks to spread wildfires to flush out prey, proving my cat was right about birds, she also has a similar opinion on dogs.
Einstein Was Right: Scientists Finally Detect Gravitational Waves in Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, gravity waves, interesting, LIGO, news, science, space, universe )

Kayleen
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
Scientists detected gravitational waves--tiny ripples in the fabric of space-time generated by two massive black holes crashing together in a space-warping cataclysm. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Petition Seeks Ban on Trade in Fake Rhino Horn
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, alternatives, Bioengineering, criminals, humans, illegal products, NGO Petition, NewTechnology, rhino horns, science, wild animals, synthetic or farmed alternatives, trafficking )

Rosemary
- 2 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Trade in bioengineered rhino horn shouldnâEUR(TM)t be allowed. That's the contention behind a petition filed today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by the Center for Biological Diversity, a U.S.-based group that uses science and law to protect
Orion Nebula Where New Stars Are Born
Science & Tech  (tags: Orion Nebulae )

Michael
- 2 days ago - earthsky.org
On some moonless night, look for the Orion Nebula below OrionâEUR(TM)s Belt. Your eye sees it as a tiny, hazy spot. But itâEUR(TM)s a vast region of star formation.
Gravitational Waves Detected!
Science & Tech  (tags: More gravitational waves )

Michael
- 2 days ago - earthsky.org
We can now detect gravitational waves, says LIGO. Unanticipated discoveries, unexpected marvels, ahead.
 

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