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A team of archaeologists from the Australian National University has discovered over 100 ancient stone jars across 15 sites in Laos. The new discoveries add to the thousands of other strange jars found on the central plains of Laos, increasing the scope of one of Southeast Asia'a most enduring archaeological mysteries... Continue Reading New discoveries in Laos deepen the ancient mystery o
Mojang has unveiled a new Minecraft game, and it's an augmented reality mobile experience called Minecraft Earth. ...
It's not known exactly when humans and Neanderthals split off from their last common ancestor, but the estimated window is very wide, between 300,000 and 800,000 years ago. Now a new study has found evidence that this split took place towards the earlier end of that range, and may have taken place even longer ago still... Continue Reading New study suggests humans and Neanderthals split of
The New York Times photo blog Lens will go on a temporary hiatus starting later this month, the publication's Director of Photography Meaghan Looram announced to staff in a note that has been shared on Facebook. Looram praised the photo blog, saying it 'set out to showcase work that risked getting lost in the digital blizzard.' However, Looram notes, 'Lens was founded during a different era,' and
the porsche 917 concept study is a futuristic tribute to the brand's legendary racing car from 1970. The post new images highlight porsche 917 concept study’s design details appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the most lethal infections in the world, resulting in over 1.5 million deaths each year. While it is currently curable, the bacteria responsible for it are fast evolving resistance to our antibiotics, thwarting attempts to keep the disease under control. Now, scientists have found a new compound that can boost the power of existing antibiotics and even reve
Plastics are useful and ubiquitous – but that's not always a good combination. The vast majority of plastic waste can't be recycled, meaning it ends up in landfills at best or the ocean at worst. To help curb the problem, researchers at Berkeley Lab have now designed a new type of plastic that can apparently be reduced right back to its molecular parts, before being remade over and over...
"Hypersaline brine" is industrial waste-water with salt levels that exceed even that of seawater. It's a big, expensive, destructive problem which a team of engineers at Columbia University in New York City hope to solve with their solvent-based method of desalination... Continue Reading New desalination method could get industry – and the environment – out of a very salty pickle Category
After moving to New York City from London in September 2017, British photographer and actress Marielle Clare began wandering the streets of her new city with her camera. Over the following year, she captured NYC from the street and from the air, shooting photos from all angles and across all seasons. View this post on Instagram Brooklyn days
The box jellyfish is the world's most venomous creature, with a sting from its trailing tentacles causing intense pain, necrosis of the skin, and in some cases death by cardiac arrest. Now, however, scientists have found an antidote for such stings – and it's an existing cholesterol-lowering drug... Continue Reading New antidote for box jellyfish sting isn't entirely new Category: Sci is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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