Humans arrived in Australia much earlier than thought
Humans arrived in Australia much earlier than thought
Jose Jefferies - Jul 21, 2017
New excavations of an aboriginal rock shelter called Madjedbebe push back the date when humans first came to Australia by between 5,000 and 18,000 years.
G-20 countries continue to over-invest in fossil fuels, despite climate deal G-20 countries continue to over-invest in fossil fuels, despite climate deal
Lucas Rowe - Jul 08, 2017
The report tallied up loans, grants, insurance, and all types of public funding that the nations' governments provide to their energy sectors.
Oklahoma sues prescription opioid manufacturers Oklahoma sues prescription opioid manufacturers
Lila Alexander - Jul 03, 2017
It is the fourth state to sue opioid manufacturers over their marketing practices in the past month.
Older dads produce more Older dads produce more "geeky" sons, says study
Jose Jefferies - Jun 24, 2017
The study authors found that sons of older fathers tend to be more intelligent also more focused on what interests them and less concerned with fitting in with other kids.
ESA space telescope will track down habitable planets ESA space telescope will track down habitable planets
Joyce Clark - Jun 24, 2017
Astronomers now know of more than 4,000 planets orbiting stars other than our sun, but they do not know for sure if any single one of them could hold life.
3,000-year-old prosthetic toe is amazing 3,000-year-old prosthetic toe is amazing
Harry Marcolis - Jun 24, 2017
They found that the prosthetic toe was exquisitely crafted and refitted several times to match the woman's foot perfectly.
Extra virgin olive oil may protect brain from Alzheimer's disease Extra virgin olive oil may protect brain from Alzheimer's disease
James Carlin - Jun 24, 2017
A new study based on experiments with mice suggests that extra virgin olive oil may protect the brain from symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Cats first domesticated in ancient Egypt, Near East, genetic study shows Cats first domesticated in ancient Egypt, Near East, genetic study shows
David Sims - Jun 21, 2017
The domesticated cat originated in ancient Egypt and the Near East about 10,000 years ago, according to a new genetic analysis.
Johns Hopkins researchers slow cancer growth with drugs Johns Hopkins researchers slow cancer growth with drugs
Kristy Douglas - Jun 19, 2017
Approximately 90% of cancer deaths occur only after metastasis, according to Jayatilaka, who said that she and her colleagues first made a breakthrough when they discovered two proteins.
Humpback whale herds swim in NYC waters for the first time in a hundred years Humpback whale herds swim in NYC waters for the first time in a hundred years
Paul Pate - Jun 13, 2017
Most Americans don't think of whale-watching as an activity one can do in New York City, but conservationists say that may start to change.
French president invites American climate scientists to take refuge in France French president invites American climate scientists to take refuge in France
Lila Alexander - Jun 05, 2017
Macron went on to openly invite the U.S. researchers to come to France and work with like-minded French colleagues on creating long-term solutions to climate change.
Elon Musk leaves White House councils over climate-accord withdrawal Elon Musk leaves White House councils over climate-accord withdrawal
Vicky Webb - Jun 02, 2017
Musk has pursued a range of clean-energy technologies in the last few years, including electric cars, solar roof panels, and improvements in battery technology.
Brazilian researchers use fish skin to treat burn victims Brazilian researchers use fish skin to treat burn victims
Mae Owen - May 28, 2017
The experimental method uses tilapia skin, which the researchers chose because it has a high concentration of collagens.
New research says that women fancy men who look like their brother New research says that women fancy men who look like their brother
Cliff Mooneyham - May 15, 2017
Participants chose the picture of the partner as the one that was most similar to the brother 27 percent of the time, which is only s bit higher than random chance.
Survival capsule designed to withstand tsunamis and earthquakes gets first buyer Survival capsule designed to withstand tsunamis and earthquakes gets first buyer
Carmelo Sheppard - May 11, 2017
She has been experimenting with the quickest way to get into the capsule for an experience she admits she's not keen to take.
The UN warns US will lose jobs if it quits Paris Climate deal The UN warns US will lose jobs if it quits Paris Climate deal
Adam Widmer - May 09, 2017
The United Nations Environment chief Eric Solheim warned on Thursday that the U.S would shoot itself in the foot if it quits the Paris climate accord.
Brain surgery to reduce to two minutes thanks to a new robotic drill Brain surgery to reduce to two minutes thanks to a new robotic drill
Chad Young - May 04, 2017
According to scientists, the drill can perform a certain type of complex cranial surgery 50 times faster than its common practice.
Simulation done to see the response to nuclear attack Simulation done to see the response to nuclear attack
James Smith - Apr 21, 2017
US Scientists are conducting a massive computer simulation to work out how the city of New York would respond to a nuclear attack in the heart of Manhattan.
New study: Salty food doesn't make you thirsty New study: Salty food doesn't make you thirsty
James Carlin - Apr 18, 2017
A landmark scientific study has shattered the belief that salty food makes living organisms crave a drink.
There is a cure for hangovers discover There is a cure for hangovers discover
Jose Jefferies - Mar 31, 2017
Two Yale students have the pain of hangovers into a passion, and have developed a patent-pending anti-hangover formula that they say is 'based on science.'
NASA says asteroid impacts could have caused Mar's present climate NASA says asteroid impacts could have caused Mar's present climate
Jeremy Morrow - Mar 29, 2017
Billions of years ago, Mars looked very different to the present-day dusty rock.
Japan Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster safe after six years Japan Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster safe after six years
Tyler Henderson - Mar 14, 2017
Six years after the Japan Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster, scientists now say that it is now safe to return.