Andrew Jenson

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Neanderthals 'unlikely to have interbred with human ancestors'

A new finding has cast doubt on the theory that ancestors of modern humans interbred with Neanderthals over thousands of years. Scientists have …

Where did we come from? Prehistoric fossils may rewrite human evolution

New studies on a curious prehuman species raise doubts about our own ancestry<p>Painting by John Gurche, courtesy of Lee Berger and the University of the Witwatersrand<p>A collection of prehuman skeletons has sparked intrigue and debate in the scientific community, eliciting calls to redraw — or at least …

Carnivorous plant has deleted most of its junk DNA

Genes overlap, share regulatory sequences in order to compact the genome.<p>Over the weekend, <i>Nature</i> released a paper that describes the genome of a …

21 Traits of an Awakening Soul

Christina Sarich, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>You can say its because of a global shift in consciousness, a destiny we have arrived at due to spiritual …

Yoga Tripod Headstand Tutorial {Video}

Time for another yoga tutorial video and this time I’m covering tripod headstand. Many of my students and blog readers have expressed that headstand …

Yoga

Free Your Mind Through Meditation

Back when the Beatles traveled to Rishikesh, in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas, to study Transcendental Meditation (TM) with Maharishi-guru, most Americans thought of meditation as yet another new age, hippie pastime. But over the past few decades, scientific studies have revealed the …

“Doctor’s Orders: 20 Minutes Of Meditation Twice a Day” –WSJ | Transcendental Meditation® Blog

This past week the front page of the Health section of the Wall Street Journal, America’s most read newspaper, featured a story affirming …

Meditation

Finding Happiness and the Science Behind it

Everybody longs for happiness, but it seems like a hidden treasure.<p>One way or another—consciously or unconsciously, directly or indirectly—everything …

How Your Mind Sabotages Your Life and How to Stop It

<b>“What we see is mainly what we look for.” ~Anonymous</b><p>A few weeks ago, my aunt was visiting for a family holiday. I hadn’t seen her in a few years so …

15 Assumptions You Should Make Today

1. Assume that you are loved.<p>2. Assume that those who love you find some kind of value in you and the things you do.<p>3. Assume, however, that you don't need to be valuable in order to be worthy of love.<p>4. Assume that there is no one out there keeping a tally of all of your failings, ready to throw …

A New Look at the Five Rites of Rejuvenation

James Borges, <i>Borderlands</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The Five Rites are a form of simple stretches that among many things stimulate the gland of the body to increase …

Waking From Sleep: The Causes of Higher States of Consciousness

Steve Taylor, <i>New Dawn</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Higher states of consciousness (HSCs) – or awakening experiences, as I prefer to call them – are moments of …

Ancient underground lake isolated from the rest of the world for 2.7 billion years discovered in Canadian mine - but does it contain life?

Scientists have discovered an ancient pocket of water trapped deep beneath the ground which could have been isolated from the rest of the world for …

Habitats

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UFO Filmed Apparently Entering Mexican Volcano (+Video)

Video footage taken last week appears to show an apparent UFO flying into the Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico.<p>The UFO, which appears as a floating …

'Killer robots' pose threat to peace and should be banned, UN warned

"Killer robots" that could attack targets autonomously without a human pulling the trigger pose a threat to international stability and should be …

Map shows where entrepreneurs thrive in US - Futurity

U. TEXAS-AUSTIN (US) — Researchers have identified regions in the United States where a feeling …

New camera at WIYN images an asteroid with a long tail

Using the new wide-field camera at the WIYN 3.5 meter telescope, astronomers have found that the peculiar asteroid P/2010 A2’s tail is much longer …

Yes, nanoscience can enhance humans – but ethical guidelines must be agreed

Engineers are trained to try to figure out how to achieve things that humans cannot and in nanoscience and nanotechnology that challenge is no …

Check Out This Giant Inflatable Hangar For A Solar-Powered Plane

Instead of flying out of Dallas and touching down in a reserved hangar, the sun-powered plane Solar Impulse will land in an inflatable structure for part three of its trans-America flight.<p>Solar Impulse, the solar-powered plane currently flying across the U.S., left Texas today on the third leg of …