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Did Neanderthals' poor art ability contribute to their extinction?

Neanderthals, as the name suggests, were not great thinkers, and consequently their occasional forays into cave drawing left a lot to be desired.<p>But while the dubious artistic prowess of these prehistoric cousins to early humans may not seem of much importance, new research has found it is closely …

Anthropology

One injection could kill cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated …

Cancer

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS)<p>The Chinese “Micius” satellite has …

Quantum Computing

Yes, The Multiverse Is Real, But It Won't Fix Physics

“We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question that divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct.” Niels Bohr spoke these words to Wolfgang Pauli about the latter’s theory of elementary particles, but it could just as easily apply to many of today’s most …

Dark Matter

Everyone at Davos is talking about 'Larry's letter'

DAVOS, Switzerland — Everyone is talking about "Larry's letter."<p>The Larry they're referring to is Larry Fink, the founder of the $6.3 trillion asset manager BlackRock who last week sent a letter to CEOs of public companies stressing the need for a clear long-term strategy and an understanding of …

Markets

Former Trump Aide's Fiancee Warns White House: ‘A Lot To Come’

The fiancee of George Papadopoulos, a former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI last year, said there’s a lot the public doesn’t know yet.<p>“There’s a lot to come,” Simona Mangiante told The Washington Post. “He was the first one to break a hole on …

This Breakthrough in Tractor Beam Tech Could Pave The Way to Levitating Humans

We're excited.<p>In a sci-fi feeling first, engineers at the University of Bristol used the world's most powerful acoustic tractor beam to demonstrate …

Physics

Dead Sea Scrolls manuscript pieced together and deciphered

Israeli scholars have pieced together and deciphered one of two previously unread manuscripts of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than half a century after their discovery, an Israeli university has said.<p>The more than 60 tiny fragments of parchment bearing encrypted Hebrew writing had previously been …

Make These Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Sauce for Dinner

Photos of perfectly cooked porkchops are seriously drool-worthy. With their golden-brown exterior and perfectly seasoned crust, to many they can seem …

100 Years Later, This Russian Scientist's Predictions on Space Travel Are Eerily Accurate

But he got some of it wrong, too.<p>In the early years of the 20th century a Russian scientist – now known as the father of astronautics and rocketry – …

Why we shouldn't be concerned that the Y chromosome is becoming extinct

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it …

Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

The scorching-hot stock market is fresh off yet another week of new record highs, yet one glaring question remains: When will it all come crashing down?<p>The global investment strategy team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has an idea.<p>The firm, which has repeatedly warned of investor overexuberance, …

Markets

A New Clue to the Mystery Disease That Once Killed Most of Mexico

The evidence comes from the 16th-century victims’ teeth.<p>In the decades after Hernán Cortés invaded Mexico, one of the worst epidemics in human history swept through the new Spanish colony. A mysterious disease called “cocolitzli” appeared first in 1545 and then again in 1576, each time killing …

Aztecs

White Supremacist Gang Leader Slain by Fellow Inmates in Exercise Yard at Folsom Prison

A white supremacist gang leader was slain by fellow inmates at a California prison, law enforcement and watchdog groups said Friday.<p>Devlin “Gazoo” …

Trump Was Reportedly Surprised To Hear That Not Everyone On Welfare Is Black

Reports President Donald Trump had reportedly referred to Haiti and African nations as "sh*thole countries" earlier this week have renewed arguments …

Donald Trump

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Evolution

This Ancient Mnemonic Technique Builds a Palace of Memory

Imagined memory palaces are still used by memory champions and the few who practice the memory arts, but they are best known from Greco-Roman …

Indigenous Peoples

There's a Chemical Reason Heavier People Have Trouble Losing Weight

When inflammation interacts with fat, your fat stores become more permanent.<p>Filed Under Biology, Exercise, Medicine & Work<p>The revolution will not be …

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you

The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the devices are not yet affecting our daily lives. Quantum systems …

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

Archaeologists Baffled By Mysterious Neanderthal Structure

An international team of archaeologists in France have recently dated a Neanderthal-built structure that has been isolated deep within a cave for …

Everything We Learned in One Year About Thousands of Years of Human Evolution

Seven breakthroughs rewrote our history.<p>By on<p>1. Ancient Spit Reveals Mysterious Human ‘Ghost’ Ancestor<p>In July, Gokumen and a team of scientists …

Prehistory

How to Score Cheap Round-trip Flights to Hawaii in 2018

It’s becoming cheaper than ever to book a flight to Hawaii.<p>As airlines like Southwest launch new flights with lower prices, other airlines are forced …

Air War: America's B-1 Bomber vs. Russia's Tu-160 (Who Wins?)

The Rockwell International B-1B Lancer strategic bomber and the Russian Tu-160 Blackjack look visually similar and even share some overlap in their …

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

Guilt, Sexual Assault, and Flat-Out Insanity: Teachings of the Duggars' Ministry

Everyone knows that the Duggars are extremely religious, but the strict rules that they follow don't exactly align with mainstream Christianity — …

5 simple ways to slow down aging

Aging is largely your chromosomes' fault. That's what Nobel-prize winning biologist Elizabeth Blackburn discovered when she started exploring the world of the invisible, threadlike cellular strands that carry our genetic code.<p>"It's the over-shortening of telomeres that leads us to feel and see …

Women in Science

Mastering Mandarin in a downtown Vancouver office in around 200 hours

Emily Nguyen is on a mission to master Mandarin, doing just an hour-a-day lesson in a downtown Vancouver office, plus some homework, until she clocks …

Language Learning

10 ways America is falling behind

If 2017 has seemed to you like a long and terrible year filled with bad news, then here's some good news to close things out: you were right! On a …

The most outrageous numbers of 2017

From longevity to bitcoin, plastic usage to refugees, the figures that dominate the news keep getting bigger and bigger<p>Number inflation was rampant in 2017, as the figures that dominated news stories just got bigger and bigger. Data stored, stuff bought, years lived, the great scoreboard of human …