Skeleton Found By Cave Divers Estimated To Be One Of The Oldest In North America May 15, 2014 13:58 PM E
One of the oldest skeletal structures was found in an underwater cave and has given scientists a new chapter of understanding of human lineage in the challenging search to discover the story of us.
Gigantic Sperm Belonging To Tiny Prehistoric Shrimp Discovered May 15, 2014 09:52 AM E
Millions of years ago, tiny shrimp similar to modern day ones lived in pools of water and like the modern ones had huge sperm coiled up within their testes.
Remains Of Columbus' Santa Maria May Have Been Found, After More Than 500 Years May 13, 2014 12:47 PM E
Ancient Peruvians Created Geoglyphs To Guide Travelers At Night May 07, 2014 09:43 AM E
Massive markings on earth and stone called geoglyphs guided ancient travelers to solstice celebrations and more, archeologists say.
How Were The Egyptian Pyramids Built? Hint: It Took A Lot Of Sand And Some Water May 03, 2014 16:31 PM E
Though scientists have long known Egyptians slid stone across the desert with sledges to build the pyramids, how such a feat was accomplished remained a mystery. Now, researchers at the University of Rotterdam say workers simply wet the sand.
This Is A Scientifically-Proven Rock-Paper-Scissors Winning Strategy (But If Your Opponent Uses It Too, It's A Draw) May 02, 2014 15:19 PM E
In the game of Rock-Paper-Scissors, it's possible to predict what an opponent will do and defeat her with a preemptive strike. Insights into this classic game's strategy may even have implications beyond gamesmanship, to human decision-making, especially when faced with uncertainty.
High School Biology Teachers Weaken Oklahoma Students' Grasp of Evolution May 02, 2014 14:07 PM E
High school students feel more confident about their knowledge of evolution after completing their Intro Biology classes, but their confidence is misplaced.
Glacial Activity Measured By Earthquake Monitoring Systems Can Be Very Useful May 01, 2014 15:55 PM E
The current earthquake monitoring system could be "tweaked" to target the dynamic movement of Alaskan glaciers.
Lab Mice Are So Stressed Out By Male Researchers, They Suppress Their Pain Response To Them Apr 29, 2014 15:16 PM E
Lab mice getting injected with painful inflammatories grimaced 36 percent less when a human male observer than was nearby, than when a female or no one was nearby.
I Just Found Out I'm A Neanderthal: A Reaction To The Genographic Project Apr 29, 2014 15:15 PM E
National Geographic's Genographic Project challenges assumptions about race, and even religion.
Modern Chickens Are Quite Young, Originating Only About 500 Years Ago Apr 21, 2014 12:17 PM E
As quick as a "blink of an eye from an evolutionary perspective," modern day chickens only evolved to their current state about 500 years ago.
Loch Ness Monster Spotted By Apple Maps, Internet Says; Google Remains Monsterless Apr 19, 2014 15:52 PM E
Apple Maps and Loch Ness Monster enthusiasts are celebrating new images of... something. It could be a prehistoric monster trapped in a Scottish lake, or it could be a publicity stunt. The jury's out.
The Use Of Neutrons To Understand The Mystery of Dark Energy Apr 16, 2014 23:16 PM E
By using neutrons, scientists will be able to observe the interaction of neutrons with gravitation pull. This could lead to the discovery of more particles or additional forces.
Fossils Of Ancient Shark Jaws Tell Scientists A New Evolutionary Tale Apr 16, 2014 21:52 PM E
Scientists at the American Modern Museum of Natural History have discovered the modern-day shark jaws are structurally different than their less complex ancestors.
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