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  • 1.7-Million-Year-Old Human Cancer Is The Oldest Ever Found

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    The oldest evidence of human cancer has been found on a foot bone from Swartkrans National Heritage Site, South Africa. The discovery shatters the previous record, which was from a 120,000-year-old Neanderthal, and was published along with a paper reporting an even older benign tumor.Advocates of &q...

  • Vast Oceanic Ridge Captures Southern Ocean's Sediment

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    A team of researchers has confirmed the cliché that we know more about the surface of the Moon than we do about the bottom of the sea. They have revealed an enormous stretch of the Southern Ocean where sediments are building up at a rate that dwarfs other deep ocean locations. The discovery could g...

  • Ancient Temples Reveal Earthquake History

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    Signs of earthquake damage at Hindu temples in northern India are helping scientists calculate the danger of future disasters in the same region. Who says science and religion can't work together? In this case, though, the news they have collaborated to produce isn't good.Tectonic fault lines are mo...

  • 5 Things That Make You Attractive To Mosquitoes

    28 Jul 2016 Read More...

    There is always one. That person who, no matter what, always comes back from spending a warm summer evening sitting outside covered in mosquito bites. While there is some evidence to suggest that people are really bad at knowing whether or not they are the unlucky ones, there are things that can inc...

  • Freaks And Uniques: Evolution's Weirdest Creatures

    28 Jul 2016 Read More...

    Evolution helps every species carve out its own niche within our planet's huge range of diverse and adverse habitats. And sometimes the features they evolve are truly bizarre.This adaptation occurs because animal DNA can experience random genetic mutations. The mutations that produce features especi...

  • Samsung KS8000 8 Series 4K HDR TV Review

    28 Jul 2016 Read More...

    As a tech reviewer it seems like all I hear about these days is LG's OLED TV technology. From the way people are talking, you'd think there are no other TV technologies even worth considering. While I'm positive that LG's OLED TV lineup looks gorgeous, I'm here to tell you that yes, indeed, there ar...

  • Smart Watches: A History of Time

    28 Jul 2016 Read More...

    By following the sun's shadow across the ground, Egyptians were the first people to "tell time". As we began to migrate at a faster rate, time needed to travel with us; the portable clock was born–evolving from handheld watches like Germany's 16th century clock-watch, to England's 17th ce...

  • Glorious Gravitational Lens Discovered In The Distant Universe

    27 Jul 2016 Read More...

    Gravity surrounds us, penetrates us, and keeps the galaxy together. And under the right conditions, it even produces a stunning spectacle we call a gravitational lens.The latest example of this phenomenon was a serendipitous discovery that took place not in an observatory but in a classroom. Japanes...

  • Natural Disasters Spark Civil Wars

    27 Jul 2016 Read More...

    The long-standing belief that natural disasters, particularly drought, feed armed conflict, now has scientific support. The findings represent a warning that the worst aspects of global warming may not lie in the direct effects, as bad as they may be, but in the wars that will start as a result.The ...

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