Sci-Tech How much evidence is enough to declare a new species of human from a Philippines cave site? How much evidence is enough to declare a new species of human from a Philippines cave site? Its anatomy is argued to be a peculiar mix of features normally found in living humans, Homo erectus, the Hobbit (Homo floresiensis) and Australopithecus.
Sci-Tech Kakapow! Rare world's fattest parrot has record breeding season Kakapow! Rare world's fattest parrot has record breeding season The world's fattest parrot, the critically endangered kakapo, has enjoyed a record breaking breeding season, New Zealand scientists said Thursday, with climate change possibly ...
Sci-Tech Researchers discover ancient giant 'lion' in Kenya Researchers discover ancient giant 'lion' in Kenya A giant lion with enormous fangs that roamed the Kenyan savannah more than 20 million years ago was one of the largest ever meat-eating mammals, researchers said Thursday.
Sci-Tech Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in Argentina Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in Argentina A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilised remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina, researchers said on Wednesday.
Sci-Tech Nuts! That showy male is making up for small balls Nuts! That showy male is making up for small balls Swiss and Australian scientists have spent months measuring primate testicles to answer the age-old question: is that monkey (or human) compensating for something?
Sci-Tech Nasa's twin study reveals fascinating changes to the human body in space Nasa's twin study reveals fascinating changes to the human body in space Identical twins Mark and Scott Kelly were the subjects of a recent study by Nasa, which revealed that the changes that occur in the human body when in space begin at a molecular ...
Sci-Tech WATCH | World's largest plane makes first flight over California WATCH | World's largest plane makes first flight over California The world's largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp, started ...
Sci-Tech Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by outages Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by outages Facebook Inc's social networking site, photo-sharing social network Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp were inaccessible to some users on Sunday, downdetector.com, which ...
Sci-Tech Facebook down for some users - Downdetector.com Facebook down for some users - Downdetector.com Facebook Inc's social networking site is inaccessible to some users across the world on Sunday, according to Downdetector.com, a website which monitors outages.
Health & Sex Baby born from three parent's DNA in a controversial world first Baby born from three parent's DNA in a controversial world first A team of Greek and Spanish doctors announced Thursday the birth of a baby using DNA from three people after a controversial fertility treatment that has provoked intense ethical ...
Sci-Tech No nausea for Beth Moses, Virgin's space tourist trainer No nausea for Beth Moses, Virgin's space tourist trainer Beth Moses was in the cabin of a Virgin Galactic spaceship when it climbed to 56 miles above California's Mojave Desert on February 22, crossing the boundary of the atmosphere ...
Sci-Tech ‘Blown away’: how SA man helped capture first black hole image ‘Blown away’: how SA man helped capture first black hole image Growing up in the Free State, Roger Deane, an astrophysicist from Pretoria University, had a good view of the Milky Way, inspiring his dreams to become an astronaut.
Sci-Tech Remarkable image of black hole released in astrophysics breakthrough Remarkable image of black hole released in astrophysics breakthrough An international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - using a global network of telescopes to gain insight ...
Sci-Tech Black hole image 'most direct proof of their existence' Black hole image 'most direct proof of their existence' The first photograph of a black hole and its fiery halo, released on Wednesday by Event Horizon Telescope astronomers, is the "most direct proof of their existence," one of the ...
Sci-Tech Breaking the internet: new regulations imperil global network Breaking the internet: new regulations imperil global network Is the dream of one global internet still alive?
Sci-Tech Scientists set to reveal first true image of black hole Scientists set to reveal first true image of black hole The world is finally about to see a black hole -- not an artist's impression or a computer-generated likeness, but the real thing.
Sci-Tech Beware of the beetle! Tiny, but deadly, insect is wiping out SA trees Beware of the beetle! Tiny, but deadly, insect is wiping out SA trees A beetle which carries a fungus which rapidly kills trees – thousands of oak and maple trees in Johannesburg, George, Knysna, Durban and Pietermaritzburg have already been wiped ...
Sci-Tech Lions rescued from Gaza find new home in Free State sanctuary Lions rescued from Gaza find new home in Free State sanctuary After spending their lives in a war zone, two lions are on their way to their ancestral home in Africa.
Sci-Tech Grapes on Mars? Georgia winemakers are aiming high Grapes on Mars? Georgia winemakers are aiming high Georgia is immensely proud of its ancient wine-making tradition, claiming to have been the first nation on Earth to make wine. Now it wants to be the first to grow grapes on Mars.
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