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A Happy Life May Not Be a Meaningful Life

Psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl once wrote, “Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and …

Complete skull from early Homo evokes a single, evolving lineage - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

What if the earliest members of our <i>Homo</i> genus—those classified as <i>Homo habilis</i>, <i>Homo rudolfensis</i>, <i>Homo erectus</i> and so forth—actually belonged to the …

Unique skull find rebuts theories on species diversity in early humans - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Paleoanthropologists from the University of Zurich have uncovered the intact skull of an early Homo individual in Dmanisi, Georgia.<p>This find is …

Neanderthals gave us disease genes

<b>Gene types that influence disease in people today were picked up through interbreeding with Neanderthals, a major study in Nature journal suggests.</b><p>They passed on variants involved in type 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease and - curiously - smoking addiction.<p>Genome studies reveal that our species (<i>Homo</i> …

Gun flight: Smith & Wesson, Ruger quit California over stamping requirement

A new gun law proponents say helps law enforcement has driven Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger out of California, and affirmed the suspicions of firearms rights advocates that the measure is really about making handguns obsolete.<p>The two companies have announced they will stop selling their wares in …

Burundi’s Black Market Skull Trade

Has the tiny nation of Burundi become ground zero for a new global black-market trade in human remains?<p>BUJUMBURA, Burundi – In evenings when the …

New Discoveries Bring New Hope for the Possibility of Alien Life

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists who are always on the lookout for some small sign that we are not alone in the universe …

The Book America Needs to Read Right Now

After years of combat and thousands of pages of confusion, finally there is a book that explains the inner workings—and failings—of the American …

Why you can't travel at the speed of light

Albert Einstein is famous for many things, not least his theories of relativity. The first, the special theory of relativity, was the one that began the physicist's reputation for tearing apart the classical worldview that had come before. Special relativity, a way of relating the motion of objects …

There’s a 1,200-year-old Phone in the Smithsonian Collections

As a nomadic cultural historian, my subjects have led me in wildly different directions. I spent every Friday for five years in a dim, dusty reading …

Archaeology

July 2013