Monday, August 10, 2020

Why Homo Erectus went extinct: Laziness

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Sydney-- Laziness could explain the reason why Homo Erectus -- a species of primitive humans -- went extinct, a new research has shown. The findings, based...

Why the Mediterranean is a climate change hotspot?

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Although global climate models vary in many ways, they agree on this: The Mediterranean region will be significantly drier in coming decades,...

Alexa, go to the kitchen and fetch me a snack: New model gives robots...

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Wouldn’t we all appreciate a little help around the house, especially if that help came in the form of a smart, adaptable,...

Uranus’ unusual properties due to ancient giant icy impact

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Tokyo-- Early in the history of our solar system, Uranus was struck by a small icy planet -- roughly 1-3 times the mass of...

Exhibit shows the beauty, utility of microscopic universe around us

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By  Deborah Blackwell The expressions “Wash your hands” and “Home, sweet home” have more in common than you’d think. A whole universe more. The value of using...

Global warming reaches ocean depths, threatens deep-sea life

Sydney-- Even though the deeper layers of the ocean are warming at a slower pace than the surface, animals living in the deep ocean...

Why do the leaves change color in the fall?

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By Molly Callahan News at Northeastern Ah, fall. The season of apple-picking, cozy fireside gatherings, hearty food, and the sneaking sense that winter’s icy gusts are...

Earliest Genetic Glimpses of the Movement and Mingling of Peoples in West Asia 8,500...

By Juan Sillezar The Harvard Gazette New genetic research from around one of the ancient world’s most important trading hubs offers fresh insights into the movement...

Don’t Judge, Wait, and Know the Science: InterSex,The Body and The Self

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By STEPHANIE DUTCHEN The Harvard Gazette An otherwise healthy baby is born with a phallus that seems small for a penis but big for a clitoris....

Poaching pushes anteaters to near extinction as environment ministry shuts its eye

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By Kushagra Dixit New Delhi-- Though on the verge of extinction, pangolins or scaly anteaters -- among the most traded animals in the world that...
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