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Saturday, January 16, 2016
The remains of a mammoth that was hunted down about 45,000 years ago have revealed the earliest known evidence of humans in the Arctic.
E-cigarettes, touted as an aide for giving up tobacco, in fact lowers the odds of quitting success, claimed research Thursday that was immediately criticized as flawed.
A study by the University of Maryland touting the benefits of a small company's chocolate milk is raising concerns about the potential conflicts-of-interest that can arise when food makers collaborate with schools on such efforts.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Miners seek diamonds at disused mine
Far into the heart of Brazil's Minas Gerais state, rural miners explore the massive craters left behind by giant mining companies in search of diamonds.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
The gut microbes of the Iceman, a 5,300-year-old mummy found frozen in a European glacier in 1991, have shed new light on the history of human migration, scientists said Thursday.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Giant monitor lizards trained to avoid toxic toads
Australian scientists Wednesday said they had devised an "innovative method of conservation" through feeding giant monitor lizards small cane toads so they won't be killed by larger-sized amphibians.
Scientists revealed Wednesday the trigger that can plunge a colony of obedient and sterile worker bees dutifully serving their queen into a chaotic swarm of sexual rebellion and regicide.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
An astrophysicist has discovered something even rarer than a double-black hole galaxy: a skinny black hole.
Rare galaxy with two black holes has 1 that has been starved of stars
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Why the real-life 'King Kong' became extinct
The largest ape to roam Earth died out 100,000 years ago because it failed to tuck into savannah grass after climate change hit its preferred diet of forest fruit, scientists suggest.
Friday, January 1, 2016
The cultural and economic survival of Doi Tung
Once driven to opium cultivation by poverty and then suffocated by its own addiction to it, the Doi Tung mountain region of Thailand has recovered from its depraved history and is now enjoying a promising and prosperous economic system. The project, introduced by the royal family of Thailand, which helped turn a new leaf for Doi Tung in three decades, has been implemented in other areas around the globe under U.N. supervision with the aim of combating drug abuse.
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