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Dogs Prefer Petting Over Praise
Science & Tech  (tags: dogs, petting, verbal praise, Canine Science )

BarbCat
- 3 days ago - blog.theanimalrescuesite.com
According to a new study by the Canine Science Collaboratory at Arizona State University and published in the journal Behavioural Processes, dogs would rather be petted than receive vocal praise.
Virtual Autopsy Reveals What King Tut Really Looked Like
Science & Tech  (tags: King Tut, virtual autopsy, technology, science, world, discovery )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - msn.com
Ancient Egypt's most famous Pharaoh wasn't as attractive as his reputation made him out to be.
Archaeologists Make Surprising Discovery at Neolithic Site in Scotland
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - popular-archaeology.com
It wasn't a buried cache of gold or silver that excavators came across as they methodically dug down through the remains of one of Scotland's most ancient archaeological sites. But in a very important sense, the discovery was equally exciting.
Are We There Yet? Scientists Prepare for Change of Epoch
Science & Tech  (tags: Anthropocene, Human Impact, Environment, Epochs, International Geological Congress )

Brian
- 3 days ago - morningticker.com
"Scientists from around the world met this week to decide whether to call time on the Holocene epoch after 11,700 years and begin a new geological age called the Anthropocene - to reflect humankind's deep impact on the planet."
Death Star Moon May Be 'Wonky or Watery'
Science & Tech  (tags: Moon, science, research, watery, wonky )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The internal structure of one of Saturn's moons is either wonky or awash with water, according to a new study.,
Who Owns the Moon?
Science & Tech  (tags: Moon, space exploration, treaties, land ownership, pioneers, colonies, settlement )

Freya
- 3 days ago - phys.org
Whether you're into mining, energy or tourism, there are lots of reasons to explore space. Some "pioneers" even believe humanity's survival depends on colonising celestial bodies such as the moon and Mars, both becoming central hubs for our further...
Here's What 9,000 Years of Breeding Has Done to Corn, Peaches, and Other Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: Agriculture, Farming, Breeding, Artificial Selection, Selecting Traits, Human Directed Evolution, Food Crops, Corn, Watermelon, Peaches, Infographic )

Brian
- 5 days ago - vox.com
"Fruits and vegetables have changed a lot since the onset of agriculture 10,000 years ago, as generation after generation of farmers artificially bred crops to select for more desirable traits like size and taste."
Iconic 2,500 Year Old Siberian Princess 'Died From Breast Cancer', Reveals MRI Scan
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Studies of the mummified Ukok 'princess' - named after the permafrost plateau in the Altai Mountains where her remains were found - have already brought extraordinary advances in our understanding of the rich and ingenious Pazyryk culture
Possible Prehistoric Barbeque Pit Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 6 days ago - cyprus-mail.com
Archaeologists have uncovered what could be a prehistoric barbeque pit used by large bands of hunters at the Prastio-Mesorotsos site in the Paphos district.
Finally! New Horizons Has a Second Target | The Planetary Society
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, Hubble telescope, Strange Horizon Probe, space, technology, nasa )

Cat
- 7 days ago - planetary.org
So cool! What a huge relief: there is finally a place for New Horizons to visit beyond Pluto. A team of researchers led by John Spencer has discovered three possible targets,
Tarim Basin in China - Mummies of Proto-Slavs 4000 Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - slavorum.org
The Tarim mummies are a series of mummies discovered in the Tarim Basin in present-day Xinjiang, China, which date from 1900 BCE to 200 CE. Some of the mummies are frequently associated with the presence of the Indo-European Tocharian languages
Australian Rock Art Is Threatened By a Lack of Conservation
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - theconversation.com
Australian rock art is under threat from both natural and cultural forces impacting on sites. But what saddens me the most is that there is so much government lethargy in Australia when it comes to documenting and protecting Australia's rock art.
Arkaim Ancient Settlement in Russia Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1 day ago - slavorum.org
Russian archaeologists have unearthed some ancient and virtually unknown settlements, which they believe were built by the original Aryan race about 4,000 years ago. Ancient Aryan settlement in Russia discovered.
1,300 Year Old Ski Discovered in Norway
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 days ago - medievalists.net
As glaciers in Norway melted this summer, 390 artefacts dating back to over 6,000 years ago have emerged from the ice. This includes a 1,300 year old ski, a rune stick and ancient arrows.
Siding Spring Comet To Skim Mars At 120,000mph
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, nasa, NewTechnology, space, tech, technology, world )

Linda
- 4 days ago - news.sky.com
As the Siding Spring comet hurtles past the Red Planet, NASA's Curiosity and Opportunity rovers will capture spectacular image
 

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