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New Dating Pushes Atapuerca Homo Antecessor to 900,000 BP
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1510 days ago -
The caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca contain a rich fossil record of the earliest hominins in Europe starting nearly one million years ago. They represent an exceptional reserve of data, the scientific study of which provides priceless information about
Alien Earths: Why Life on Other Worlds Would Be Far Weirder Than Us
Science & Tech  (tags: exoplanets, space exploration, stars )

- 1526 days ago -
Last month, the American Astronomical Society's 223rd meeting featured the announcement of a few breakthroughs: Using the Kepler space observatory, researchers had discovered a planet roughly the mass of Earth orbiting a star beyond our solar system.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Speak Up to End Animal Testing
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, science, safety, performance, technology, tech, study, discovery, health, money, cover-up, corruption, business, lies, treatment, research, risks, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, disease, science, medicine, protection, illnes )

- 1587 days ago -
Shriners International funds cruel burn experiments on animals at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dogs, sheep, pigs, and mice are subjected to third-degree burns. There are 10 more petitions to sign. Click on the pen and then envelp
END CIVET CAT SUFFERING!!Please Sign and Share Widely!
Science & Tech  (tags: Civet, suffering, sadism, cruelty, factoryfarming, humans, society, animalabuse )

- 1620 days ago -
WSPA believes that consumers and retailers are unaware of the suffering captive civets endure to produce this luxury coffee, priced as if it is still an ethical, niche product.Civet cats - solitary wild animals - are being seized from their natural habit
Earth-Size Planet Found With Rocky Core Like Ours
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, exoplanets )

- 1632 days ago -
Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that's close in size and content to Earth -- an astronomical first. But hold off on the travel plans. This rocky world is so close to its sun that it's at least 2,000 degrees hotter than here, almost...
Turns Out the Moon Is Actually a Lot Younger Than We Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, history, interesting, moon, research, scientists, space, study )

- 1670 days ago -
Recent analysis of lunar rocks at the Carnegie Institution for Science found that the moon actually formed around 4.45 billion years ago. That's 100 million years later than we thought. The moon is thought to have formed when a planet around the size of -
How Wireless Carriers Make You Trash Your Phone Before It's Really Broken
Science & Tech  (tags: conservation, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty, world, protection, green, rights, safety, society, ethics, freedoms, abuse, americans, world, media, law, government, warning, ethics, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, economy, finance, m )

- 1696 days ago -
Making it harder to unlock your device works great for phone companies. Not so much for the planet.
Dwarf Planet HAUMEA Facts
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, research, science, space )

- 1721 days ago -
Haumea is the second furthest dwarf planet from the Sun and is unique in it's elongated shape making it the least spherical of the dwarf planets....
Archaeologists Uncover Pre-Contact Inupiat Village Near Kiana
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1721 days ago -
A team of archaeologists from Brown University have uncovered a Native village site in Northwest Alaska that dates from just before first contact The village is one of the biggest archaeological sites discovered in the Arctic. Local residents hope the
The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower: An Observer's Guide
Science & Tech  (tags: perseid meteor shower, meteor shower, astronomy, interesting, news, science, space )

- 1721 days ago -
From the nights August 10 - 13, 2013, people around the world will have a chance to see meteors from the annual Perseid meteor shower! More information here: PerseidMS2013b
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