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Ten Boneheaded Interpretations Of Ancient Skeletons

You know the story. That clickbaity story about an ancient skeleton that seems like it could be true, but you’re not sure because you saw it on Facebook and the photo is grainy and the write-up confusing. What’s up with those skeletons? Are they totally fake, or is there some semblance of truth to …

Colombia rebels, government publish accords agreed so far at talks

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s government and leftist FARC rebels on Wednesday released copies of previously unpublished agreements reached at peace talks to end five decades of war, providing a glimpse of accords that could make up a final deal.<p>The nearly two-year-old talks, in Havana, Cuba, have …

Hong Kong students take democracy fight to home of city's leader

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of students and protesters marched to the official residence of Hong Kong’s leader on Thursday to demand a meeting, defying police warnings, as tensions simmer over the financial hub’s democratic future.<p>An elderly man attends a rally on the third day of a week-long …

Escaping the Light Dome

Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt

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 Kings, the find's lead archaeologist said on Wednesday.<p>The discovery of King Senebkay is …

"Haunted" Maya Underwater Cave Holds Human Bones

Underwater archaeologists have found human bones at the bottom of a Maya cenote in Mexico.<p>A flooded sinkhole in southern Mexico so frightens nearby villagers that they won't go anywhere near it. The ancient Maya seem to have kept their distance too.<p>A recent underwater survey in the cavern, or …

'Out of Africa' gene mutation in human pigmentation increases predisposition to skin cancer

1/16/2014 03:30:00 PM<p>When Homo sapiens left Africa and had to adapt to less sunny climates, there was a mutation in one of the genes responsible for …

Analysis of human bones shows Aztecs practiced ritual cannibalism

1/17/2014 05:00:00 PM<p>Fragments of human bones that show cuts and prolonged exposure to fire, have allowed investigators to conclude that during the …

Violence, infectious disease and climate change contributed to Indus Civilization collapse

1/17/2014 03:00:00 PM<p>A new study on the human skeletal remains from the ancient Indus city of Harappa provides evidence that inter-personal violence …

Collapsing 4D Star Could Have Spawned Universe — NOVA Next | PBS

There could be a gaping hole in the Big Bang theory. Or rather, a giant, colossal black-hole caused by the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>One of …

Extraterrestrial Link to Global Climate Shift 12,900 Years Ago --Conclusive Evidence Discovered

"The Younger Dryas cooling impacted human history in a profound manner," says Dartmouth Professor Mukul Sharma, a co-author of the study. …

ScienceCasts: The Sun's Magnetic Field is About to Flip