Melanie Capule

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Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

World first as woman gets pregnant seven years after ovaries removed

Australian doctors and scientists have achieved a world first, helping a woman to become pregnant seven years after her ovaries were removed during cancer treatment, by grafting frozen tissue on to her abdominal wall.<p>Researchers from Melbourne IVF and the Royal Women's hospital have given hope to …

People of Earth, say cheese! Nasa to take everyone's picture from space

Earth, are you ready to have your picture taken? On 19 July, the Nasa space probe Cassini will take a photograph of Earth from its vantage point "a …

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer …

Using Photography to Document Shocking Ocean Tide Changes

In his book “Sea Change,” English photographer Michael Marten explores the duality of a natural cycle that’s been going on since the dawn of time—the …

Pictures: Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012

Glowing cockroaches and a destructive fungus make the grade in Arizona State's list of top 10 new species of 2012.