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DNA evidence is rewriting domestication origin stories

One lab full of rats looks pretty much the same as another. But visiting a lab in Siberia, geneticist Alex Cagan can distinguish rats bred to be tame …

5,000-year-old 'House of the dead' discovered between Stonehenge and Avebury

A "House of the Dead" dating back more than 5,000 years could contain the remains of the ancestors of people who built Stonehenge, archaeologists believe.<p>A Neolithic long barrow burial mound at Cat's Brain, in Pewsey Vale, Wiltshire, is being excavated by the University of Reading in the first full …

Why Ancient Roman concrete lasts millennia, but ours crumbles

Scientists resolved the mystery of why coastal structures built by ancient Romans 2,000 years ago are still standing. The concrete used by Roman …

Researchers Break a 100-Year-Old Fundamental Limitation of Physics

Breaking Limits<p>Researchers working at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have successfully challenged a fundamental law that’s …

This Is The First Detailed Footage of DNA Replication, And It Wasn't What We Expected

"It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks."<p>Here's proof of how far we've come in science - in June 2017, researchers recorded up-close …

DIY Essential Oils in the Home: All-Natural Insect Repellent

A while back we ran a miniseries on how to use essential oils in the home, from all-purpose cleaners to simple linen sprays. Today—in time for the …

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Shocking Discovery Proves Jesus Never Existed: Archaeologists Unearth the First Pope in History

The remains of the first Catholic pope have been exhumed by archaeologists and have been remarkably well preserved, as well as turning up some …

Top 11 Jobs for Anthropology Majors

If you are fascinated by different cultures, past and present, and are intrigued by how they impact relationships, work roles, gender roles, and …

How to Be More Flexible

These simple moves will help you breathe deep, stand tall, and loosen up all over. You haven’t felt this good since you were doing cartwheels in the …

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Did the U.S. Just Pull Out of a Global Anti-Corruption Group?

There is a mystery unfolding in the U.S. Department of the Interior. Officials there seem to have removed the United States from a singularly successful anti-corruption effort. This has happened largely in secret, aside from a few public statements in legalese that are nearly impossible to parse. …

Notebook written by unknown 17th-century William Shakespeare scholar leaves Antiques Roadshow expert 'trembling'

A 17th-century notebook containing the jottings of perhaps the world’s first Shakespeare scholar has left experts “trembling” in anticipation of what it may contain.<p>Entitled <i>Shakespeare: Comedies and Tragedies</i>, it was discovered among the collection of 18th Century antiquarian John Loveday of …

Why Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in the United States

<b>(Reuters/Carlos Barria)</b><p>Sanders’ message about the ravages of runaway inequality hit home because it is true<p>Les Leopold<p>March 20, 2017 1:15pm (UTC)<p>Bernie Sanders has the highest approval rating of any politician in the country with 61 percent approving, while only 32 percent disapproving, according …

Has neuroscience been on the wrong track for centuries?

Understanding the human brain is arguably the greatest challenge of modern science. The leading approach for most of the past 200 years has been to …

Scientist finds entanglement instantly gives rise to a wormhole

Quantum entanglement is one of the more bizarre theories to come out of the study of quantum mechanics — so strange, in fact, that Albert Einstein …

The Paleoamericans: Issues and Evidence Relating to the Peopling of the New World

<b>SHIFTING PARADIGMS?</b><p>While most Clovis-First proponents remain unpursuaded that a paradigm shift is about to occur, Goebel (1999:208) writes:<p>"Recent …

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

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Ancient technique can dramatically improve memory, research suggests

Cultivating a ‘memory palace’ can make long-lasting improvements to recall, say scientists, suggesting many of us have untapped memory reserves<p>A memory technique invented by the ancient Greeks can make dramatic and long-lasting improvements to a person’s power of recall, according to research that …

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Part Human, Part Neanderthal Skulls Found In China Trigger Debate: Did They Belong To The Mysterious Deniso­vans?

The evolutionary history of modern humans (Homo sapiens) is a messy one. After they first ventured out of Africa roughly 60,000 years ago, our …

How much evidence have scientists found for human evolution?

There are so many fossils that nobody knows the full number. And that’s just the beginning.<p>I don’t know how many hominin fossils there are in the …

How to Discern Fake News from Real News

Last summer I made my annual trip to Moscow to teach. When I arrived, the first thing my contact asked me was, “Is Hillary dying?”<p>I replied, “What …

Behind the Internet's Anti-Democracy Movement

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is reportedly a reader of neoreactionary political theory. A tour through the pro-authoritarian philosophy gaining visibility on the right.<p>White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been in contact via intermediaries with Curtis Yarvin, <i>Politico Magazine</i> …

“Write Drunk. Edit Sober.” According To Science, Ernest Hemingway Was Actually Right

“Write drunk, edit sober” was Hemingway’s decree. Despite the fact that this quote likely owes less to creative experimentation and more to the …

A top anthropologist says the US is flooded with 'bulls---' jobs that should disappear

"Huge swaths of our economy are completely unnecessary," Graeber, an anthropologist and professor at the London School of Economics, said in a 2015 interview with London Real, which was recently spotted by Natalie Shoemaker at Big Think.<p>Graeber was referring to the many telemarketers, middle …

The Most Politically Dangerous Book You’ve Never Heard Of

How one obscure Russian novel launched two of the 20th century’s most destructive ideas.<p>When Alan Greenspan began his political career in 1974, he asked two people to accompany him to his Oval Office swearing-in ceremony as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers: his mother, Rose Goldsmith, …

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Take that, creationists: Boffins witness birth of new species in the lab

Another nail in the coffins of the anti-evolution crowdA common chant from the anti-evolution crowd is that you can't demonstrate speciation – the …

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Pre-Clovis Presence in the Americas

There are supposedly over 39 places in the Americas that show signs of a pre-Clovis presence. The Buttermilk Creek Complex in Texas is one of …

Roman coins ID'd in Japanese ruins, but their origin baffles

TOKYO (AP) — The eyes of a visiting archaeologist lit up when he was shown the 10 tiny, tarnished discs that had sat unnoticed in storage for two and a half years at a dig on a southern Japan island.<p>He had been to archaeological sites in Italy and Egypt, and recognized the "little round things" as …

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