George Reyes

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Andy Murray loses Miami Open final to Novak Djokovic

Scot unable to end his losing run against Serb as the world No 1 walked off with a second successive Miami Open title<p>Tennis truisms: Roger Federer is always the crowd’s favourite, Rafael Nadal fights every point as if it were his last, and Novak Djokovic finds his way out of trouble when the …

Football (U.S.)

Paleontologists find a 7-foot cousin to the cockroach

Paleontologists working in Morocco have found a fossil of a bizarre sea creature that could grow up to seven feet in length and gathered plankton like a whale.<p>The newly discovered animal, dubbed <i>Aegirocassis benmoulae,</i> is an early member of the arthropod family tree, making it an ancient ancestor of …

Sapiens

• <b>Author:</b> Yuval Noah Harari<p>New York Times Bestseller<p>A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg<p>From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology …

Football (U.S.)
Football (U.S.)

Glassbrain Maps Your Brain Waves In Real Time

One of 10 award-winning visualizations from the 2015 Vizzies<p>Part education tool, part neuroscience party trick, the Glassbrain app was first used publicly in 2012 on Mickey Hart, former drummer for the Grateful Dead, to show his brain reacting to music. A cap detects the different types of waves …

San Francisco

Can You Dig It? More Evidence Suggests Humans From The Ice Age

In Florida, archaeologists are investigating a site that a century ago sparked a scientific controversy. Today, it's just a strip of land near an airport.<p>But in 1915, it was a spot that became world-famous because of the work of Elias Sellards, Florida's state geologist. Sellards led a scientific …

Anthropology

Meteor shower at 40,000 feet

Another good reason to grab that window seat! Colin Legg captured this great photo of a meteor shower, seen from an airplane window.<p>Leave it to Colin …

Astronomy

Drone Researchers Find a New Frontier in Alaska, the Arctic

Alaska has been called America’s last frontier –- but now the state’s wild reaches are providing a key testing ground for researchers and native-owned companies exploring ways to use drones in their work.<p>Think scientists studying gray whales and sea lions, oil company engineers exploring offshore, …

Coast Guard

How hunting with wolves helped humans outsmart the Neanderthals

Forty thousand years ago in Europe our ancestors formed a crucial and lasting alliance that enabled us to finish off our evolutionary cousins, the Neanderthals<p>Dogs are humanity’s oldest friends, renowned for their loyalty and abilities to guard, hunt and chase. But modern humans may owe even more …

Humanity

Jurassic Period

During this period, Earth's climate changed from hot and dry to humid and subtropical.<p>Dinosaurs, birds, and rodents. Crumbling landmasses and inland seas. Sea monsters, sharks, and blood-red plankton. Forests of ferns, cycads, and conifers. Warm, moist, tropical breezes. This was the Jurassic, …

How alien life might look on Saturn's moon Titan

Scientists have come up with a cellular lifeform which could exist in the chemical conditions on Saturn's moon Titan<p>Alien lifeforms may exist in the solar system but they would look very different to life on Earth, scientists have suggested.<p>A new type of methane-based, oxygen-free life form that …

Brain

Learn more about the most complex organ in the human body.<p>Making sense of the brain's mind-boggling complexity isn't easy. What we do know is that it's the organ that makes us human, giving people the capacity for art, language, moral judgments, and rational thought. It's also responsible for each …

Samsung reveals Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones

Korean firm takes aim at Apple with latest handsets featuring curved screen and new payments technology<p>Samsung has unveiled the latest editions of its Galaxy handset, featuring a curved screen and payments technology designed to replace credit cards, as the South Korean group attempts to reboot its …

Mobile

Clot-removal device paired with drug shows benefits for stroke patients

In most patients suffering a potentially devastating stroke triggered by a blood clot, retrieval of the clot with a medical device along with the standard drug therapy restored blood flow to the brain and reduced rates of death and disability, four new clinical trials have demonstrated.<p>The latest …

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Infants babble more when parents 'baby talk' - Futurity

When talking to their babies, the more parents exaggerate vowels and raise the pitch of their voices, the more the babies babble, new research shows.

Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

Talking to ourselves: the science of the little voice in your head

If we want to understand what’s happening in the brain when people ‘hear voices’, we first need to understand what happens during ordinary inner speech<p>Accents, narrators and total silence: how you hear voices when you read Read more from the Inner Voices series<p>Most of us will be familiar with the …

Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt

Discovery of 3,600-year-old body of King Senebkay confirms existence of forgotten dynasty<p>The 3,600-year-old remains of a forgotten pharaoh unearthed this month in southern Egypt may be the first of several significant discoveries in a previously ignored burial ground that rivals the Valley of the …

Swarthy, blue-eyed caveman revealed using DNA from ancient tooth

Genome sequence of 7,000-year-old human remains overturns popular image of light-skinned European hunter-gatherers<p>• Comment: Why are blue eyes so fascinating?<p>DNA taken from the wisdom tooth of a European hunter-gatherer has given scientists an unprecedented glimpse of modern humans before the rise …

850,000-year-old human footprints found in Norfolk

Happisburgh prints believed to have been left by small group of adults and children are the oldest discovered outside Africa<p>The oldest human footprints found outside Africa, dated at between 850,000 and 950,000 years old, have been discovered on the storm-lashed beach at Happisburgh in Norfolk, one …

Neanderthals cleared of driving mammoths over cliff in mass slaughter

New evidence suggests it would have been impossible to stampede mammoths to their deaths at site in Jersey<p>Heaps of mammoth and woolly rhino bones found piled up at the foot of a cliff were thought to be the grim results of Neanderthals driving the beasts over the edge.<p>The piles of bones are a major …

Did Neanderthals Eat Plants? The Proof May Be In The Poop

Neanderthals clubbed their way to the top of an ancient food chain, slaying caribou and mammoths. But a peek inside their prehistoric poop reveals that the meat-loving early humans may have also enjoyed some salad on the side.<p>Researchers excavating a site in southern Spain where Neanderthals lived …

2,500-year-old erotic graffiti found in unlikely setting on Aegean island

Racy inscriptions and phalluses carved into Astypalaia's rocky peninsula shed light on very private lives of ancient Greece<p>Wild, windswept, rocky and remote, Astypalaia is not an obvious place for the unearthing of some of the world's earliest erotic graffiti.<p>Certainly, Dr Andreas Vlachopoulos, a …

From The Mouths Of Apes, Babble Hints At Origins of Human Speech

An orangutan named Tilda is providing scientists with fresh evidence that even early human ancestors had the ability to make speechlike vocalizations.<p>Tilda has learned to produce vocalizations with striking similarities to human speech, scientists report in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i>. If you listen …

Linguistics