In 1871 Charles Darwin surmised that humans were evolutionarily closer to the African apes than to any other species alive. The recent sequencing of the gorilla, chimpanzee & bonobo genomes confirms that supposition & provides a clearer view of how. . .
Idle doodle, a game of Stone Age tic-tac-toe, or the first evidence of Neanderthal art? No one can say. But two things seem reasonably clear: these scratches in the hard stone floor of a cave in Gibraltar are the work of a Neanderthal, & they were made..
European industry has decided to 'put the pedal to the metal', by creating the world's largest research consortium in the field of metals research & manufacturing. Media are invited to learn about the new programme in a press conference at London's. . .
Mission concepts to study why Earth and Venus are so similar yet so different have been chosen for further study by the European Space Agency. No big thing for a space agency you might think. But what's special about these concepts is. . .