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Researchers Discover Prehistoric Human Habitation Sites in the Nefud Desert
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 26 minutes ago -
Looking down from space in earth orbit, the Nefud Desert appears as an arid oval depression across the northern reaches of the Arabian Peninsula. On the ground, it is known for its sudden violent winds, large crescent-shaped dunes, and brick-red colored
Where Mud Is Archaeological Gold, Russian History Grew on Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 28 minutes ago -
VELIKY NOVGOROD, Russia -- The note, from father to son, was the sort of routine shopping list that today would be dashed off on a smartphone. In 14th century Russia, it was etched into the bark of a birch tree and curled into a scroll
6,000-Year-Old Temple With Possible Sacrificial Altars Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 41 minutes ago -
A 6,000-year-old temple holding humanlike figurines and sacrificed animal remains has been discovered within a massive prehistoric settlement in Ukraine.
In Tennessee, Time Comes for a Nuclear Plant Four Decades in the Making
Science & Tech  (tags: Watts Bar 2, TVA, Tennessee Valley Authority, Nuclear Energy, Low Emissions, Climate Change )

- 5 hours ago -
The single most important benefit of nuclear energy is that, at a time when Climate Change represents the single biggest threat to humanity, our development of Next Generation Nuclear facilities is our best chance for changing the course of Climate Change
The Real Cyborgs
Science & Tech  (tags: Technology )

- 7 hours ago -
Oh noooo fluffy .....Quietly, almost without anyone really noticing, we have entered the age of the cyborg, or cybernetic organism: a living thing both natural and artificial.
Nine Real Technologies That Will Soon Be Inside You
Science & Tech  (tags: New technology )

- 7 hours ago -
Given the frenzy of interest following the announcement of the Apple Watch, you might think wearables will be the next really important shift in technology.
Sex "Emerged in Ancient Scottish Lake"
Science & Tech  (tags: fossilized specimens, discovery, sex )

- 7 hours ago -
An international team of researchers says a fish called 'Microbrachius dicki' is the first-known animal to stop spawning and instead mate by having sex.
'Serious DNA Error' in Jack The Ripper Identity Discovery
Science & Tech  (tags: Crime, Science, UK )

- 10 hours ago -
The scientist who conducted a DNA analysis of the shawl found near the body of one of Jack The Ripper's victims allegedly made a basic error, which means the identity of one of history's most notorious killers is in doubt again.
First Sex Happened Between Square-Dancing Fish
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, concept, interesting, research, science, sex, fish )

- 14 hours ago -
The origin of mating via sexual intercourse has been pushed back nearly 100 million years to 430 million years ago when, according to a new study, an ancient type of fish engaged in copulation that resembled square dancing.
Armored Fish Pioneered Sex As You Know It
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, study, world )

- 15 hours ago -
Fossils suggest that long before birds and bees, vertebrates used internal fertilization.
Second Stop Planned for New Horizon Space Probe After Mission to Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, interesting, Kuiper Belt, nasa, New Horizons, news, Pluto, science, space )

- 15 hours ago -
The spacecraft will target a massive boulder of ice over 50 miles in diameter -- a time capsule containing the building blocks of the solar system -- in the Kuiper Belt. Data will be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Scientists: North Can Become South in Less Than 100 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: Antarctic, Arctic, History, Science, Thrills&Spills )

- 16 hours ago -
A recent discovery has shown that the Earth's magnetic reversal could happen much quicker than had been expected. US scientists say the North and South poles can swap their positions in less than a century, which would carry some danger for humans.
Rosetta Comet: More Black Swan Than Yellow Duck
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Space, Enceladus, Earth, the Moon )

- 16 hours ago -
Think of a lump of coal or the briquettes you put on the BBQ - that's what comets would look like if you could stand on their surface. And 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, currently being observed at close quarters by the European Space Agency
Finally Detected? Elusive Dark Matter May Be Streaming From Glaring Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Space, Thrills&Spills )

- 1 day ago -
A European space observatory picked up an unusual signal which British astronomers believe to be the first direct detection of dark matter's signature. The finding could be a historic breakthrough in our understanding of the universe.

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