Mass grave reveals prehistoric warfare in ancient European farming community

Mass grave reveals prehistoric warfare in ancient European farming community

From The Guardian “This must have been what they had to do for violence before we had guns.” ED The chance discovery of a mass grave crammed with the battered skeletons of ancient Europeans has shed light on the lethal violence that tore through one of the continent’s earliest farming communities. In 2006, archaeologists were called in […]

Mayo Clinic in Arizona opens lung transplant program

Mayo Clinic in Arizona opens lung transplant program

By SoAzNewsX Mayo Clinic in Arizona has opened its lung transplant program and has completed two lung transplants, a milestone that now completes Mayo’s comprehensive solid organ transplant program, with ability to provide heart, kidney, pancreas, liver and now lung transplants. Mayo received approval by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to launch a […]

Supreme Court blocks Obama’s prime climate regulations

Supreme Court blocks Obama’s prime climate regulations

By H. Sterling Burnett / Heartland Institute Legal efforts by 27 states and dozens of business, labor, consumer, and public-interest groups bore fruit when the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) while the case wends its way through the courts. The Court’s February 9 ruling overturned a DC Court of […]

Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way

Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way

From Science Daily Hundreds of hidden nearby galaxies have been studied for the first time, shedding light on a mysterious gravitational anomaly dubbed the Great Attractor. Despite being just 250 million light years from Earth–very close in astronomical terms–the new galaxies had been hidden from view until now by our own galaxy, the Milky Way. […]

Gravitational waves discovered that Einstein theorized

Gravitational waves discovered that Einstein theorized

Scientists have discovered the final peice of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity that has eluded researchers for a century. Researchers from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) announced they have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space-time caused by massive events such as black hole mergers, which were predicted by Einstein, for the first time […]

Declaring war on the world’s most dangerous creature

Declaring war on the world’s most dangerous creature

By Hank Campbell / ACHS A few years ago, I wrote an article for the Los Angeles Times about the Oxitec mosquito, a transgenic critter that could put a halt to Dengue, which was becoming a concern for Florida residents. In opposition to science was a real estate agent and people who were told that […]

Here’s why scientists hide their doubts about global warming in the media

Here’s why scientists hide their doubts about global warming in the media

  A recent study looking into how scientists explain global warming uncertainty to the public has some interesting findings: Many scientists don’t actually talk about uncertainty when speaking to journalists. In fact, scientists who regularly talk to the press are more likely to sound the alarm on global warming, and are often reluctant to publish […]

Take a simulated tour of dwarf planet Ceres

Take a simulated tour of dwarf planet Ceres

NASA and the select few people who are chosen to work as astronauts have become quite adept in recent years at leveraging the Internet and social media to share images and discoveries with the Earth-bound. Astronauts at the International Space Station tweet daily and have even recorded a music video and an album in orbit, […]

Woman’s heart attack differs from a man’s

Woman’s heart attack differs from a man’s

By Gil Ross / ACSH A comprehensive report on women and heart disease was released by the American Heart Association and — no surprise — womens’ hearts, and the ailments that afflict them, are significantly different from the male pumpers. The focus of the studies reviewed was heart attack, or acute myocardial infarction. Entitled “Acute […]

Dog has been man’s best friend for 33,000 years, DNA study finds

Dog has been man’s best friend for 33,000 years, DNA study finds

From The Telegraph Man’s best friend came about after generations of wolves scavenged alongside humans more than 33,000 years ago in south east Asia, according to new research. Dogs became self-domesticated as they slowly evolved from wolves who joined humans in the hunt, according to the first study of dog genomes. And it shows that […]

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