Light-based radar systems could replace the clunky technology used in airplanes today, according to a new report published in Nature. But could it have prevented Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 from going missing?
Language connections between ancestors of Native Americans along the Pacific Coast of the U.S. and aboriginal Siberians have provided new clues that suggest the migration of both cultures from lands now submerged under the Bering Strait.
Found in the Sterkfontein Caves of South Africa, many scientists believed that Little Foot, a nearly complete skeletal fossil of our ancient ancestors, was 2.2 million years old. Now, they believe he might be older.
The Israel Museum in Jerusalem has put 12 stone masks on display which are believed to be the oldest human portraits. The 9,000-year-old masks come from within a 20-mile radius of the hills and desert outside Jerusalem. The limestone masks may have been used in ceremonies to represent the spirit of dead ancestors.
Researchers believe that an unidentified mummy housed in a German museum for over 100 years was murdered. In a study published today in PLoS One, researchers say the likely cause of death was blunt force trauma. The female mummy also showed signs of Chagas disease.