Robyn Powell

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Multiple Ancient Hominids Found on Day 2 of Rising Star Expedition

Wildlife<p>On the first day in the fossil chamber at the Rising Star Expedition outside of Johannesburg, Lee Berger’s team recovered a hominid mandible. Seeing other bones lying about, they went to bed (or sleeping bag, rather) with the thrill of knowing they were working on one of paleoanthropology’s …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

The Monterrey Shipwreck: Meet the Team

<i>National Geographic Grantee and Texas State University Research Faculty Frederick “Fritz” Hanselmann and a team of leading archaeologists are conducting an expedition to the Monterrey Shipwreck in order to carry out the deepest archaeological shipwreck excavation ever in North America. Follow along</i> …

Why three-parent babies are the way forward

Three-parent babies will likely spark concerns over the creation of 'designer babies'. But Michael Rimington, a practising infertility specialist, explains that while there is DNA from three people in the child, the genetic characteristics of the baby are those of the natural mother and father.<p>The …

The Inside-Out Omelet

There are a lot of questionable food finds on Reddit. Some of the worst cooking fails come from Reddit users -- bless their hearts for trying. And some of them have never even tried cheddar cheese. We're not making this stuff up, guys. But then, there are a few Reddit users who come up with …

Schools? How About A Science Laureate At The Super Bowl?

The same scientist who famously "killed Pluto" (as a planet, that is) says it's "brilliant" that there's an effort underway in Congress to name a science laureate.<p>But Cal Tech's Mike Brown tells <i>Weekend Edition Saturday</i> host Scott Simon that he doesn't think a laureate's main responsibility should …

Researchers Say Elephant's Tomb in Carmona May Have Been Temple to God Mithras

Researchers believe Elephant's Tomb in the Roman necropolis of Carmona was not always used for burials. The Carmona necropolis in Spain is a …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …