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Ancient DNA reveals role of Near East and Egypt in cat domestication

Ancient DNA reveals role of Near East and Egypt in cat domestication

DNA found at archaeological sites reveals that the origins of our domestic cat are in the Near East and ancient Egypt. Cats were domesticated by the first farmers some 10,000 years ago. They later spread across Europe and other parts of the world via trade hub Egypt. The…

Native Americans Call For Rethink of Bering Strait Theory

Native Americans Call For Rethink of Bering Strait Theory

It’s one of the most contentious debates in anthropology today: Where did America’s first peoples come from — and when? The general scientific consensus is that a single wave of people crossed a long-vanished land bridge from Siberia into Alaska around 13,000 years ago. But some Native Americans…

Newly Discovered Russian Dinosaur Named after Mongolian Spirit

Newly Discovered Russian Dinosaur Named after Mongolian Spirit

Being a member of the international scientific team, a student from the Faculty of Geology of the Lomonosov Moscow State University has taken part in study and description of a new genus and species of the ancient marine reptile, called pliosaur. The results of a study have been…

Norton Sound Beluga Whale Survey to be Conducted for First Time in Nearly 20 years

Norton Sound Beluga Whale Survey to be Conducted for First Time in Nearly 20 years

NOAA Fisheries’ Alaska Fisheries Science Center (Marine Mammal Laboratory), in collaboration with the Alaska Beluga Whale Committee and…

Ultrathin Material for Splitting H2O Could Make Hydrogen Production Cheaper

Ultrathin Material for Splitting H2O Could Make Hydrogen Production Cheaper

UNSW Sydney chemists have invented a new, cheap catalyst for splitting water with an electrical current to efficiently…

Japan’s Largest Complete Dinosaur Skeleton Discovered

Japan’s Largest Complete Dinosaur Skeleton Discovered

The complete skeleton of an 8-meter-long dinosaur has been unearthed from marine deposits dating back 72 million years…

Whales Only recently Evolved into Giants when Changing Ice, oceans Concentrated Prey

Whales Only recently Evolved into Giants when Changing Ice, oceans Concentrated Prey

The blue whale, which uses baleen to filter its prey from ocean water and can reach lengths of…

Kepler Telescope Spies Details of TRAPPIST-1 System’s Outermost Planet

Kepler Telescope Spies Details of TRAPPIST-1 System’s Outermost Planet

A University of Washington-led international team of astronomers has used data gathered by the Kepler Space Telescope to…

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