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Earliest evidence of humans decorating jewelery in Eurasia

A new multidisciplinary study by an international team reports the discovery of an ivory pendant decorated with a pattern of at least 50 punctures, creating an irregular looping curve. The direct radiocarbon date of the ornament yields an age of 41,5.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 25th, 2021

Resolute scientific work could eliminate wheat disease within 40 years

Wheat and barley growers know the devastating effects of Fusarium head blight, or scab. The widespread fungal disease contaminates grain with toxins that cause illness in livestock and humans, and can render worthless an entire harvest. As Fusarium e.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 min. ago

Researchers find new link between a disrupted body clock and inflammatory diseases

New research has demonstrated the significant role that an irregular body clock plays in driving inflammation in the body's immune cells, with implications for the most serious and prevalent diseases in humans......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News21 hr. 29 min. ago

Ubisoft games might be coming back to Steam

As per the evidence found by SteamDB's creator, Pavel Djundik, it looks like Valve updated the Steam client and added the Ubisoft Connect PC client to the default package. If you have Steam installed and updated, you should already have the client in.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News22 hr. 29 min. ago

Statistical methods used to estimate when canine teeth shrunk in modern humans

A team of researchers led by Gen Suwa of the University of Tokyo has used statistical methods to calculate when canine teeth in modern male humans began to shrink down to their current size. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Aca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Healthier UK diets linked to lower greenhouse gas emissions

A new analysis adds to evidence that nutritious diets are often more environmentally sustainable, while also demonstrating the feasibility of evaluating diet sustainability at the scale of specific foods -- rather than broader food-group categories......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Geologists peer into the past to answer one of the Grand Canyon"s oldest questions

On a recent 11-day raft trip through the Grand Canyon, geologists gathered evidence in hope that it would allow them to peer billions of years into the past. Using a relatively new technique, they were able to estimate the age of a mysterious section.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

This decorated mammoth ivory pendant is 41,500 years old

The pendant is the oldest example of a style that swept Paleolithic Europe. Enlarge (credit: Talamo et al. 2021) While our species was spreading across Eurasia and briefly sharing a continent with the last of the Neanderthals,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 28th, 2021

It’s time to fear the fungi

Humans have long been protected from fungal infections. Climate change could ruin that. Enlarge / Computer illustration of Candida fungi (yeast). The most common representatives of Candida fungi are C. albicans and C. auris with simil.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 27th, 2021

Study finds a growing appreciation of the benefits provided by hoofed animals

The benefits to humans most commonly associated with wild ungulates—such as deer, hippos, wild boar, or giraffes—are hunting (and the food-source it represents for many communities) and their aesthetic value. This is one of the conclusions of a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Sea lion whiskers can move like human fingertips: here"s how we found out

Humans have amazing fingertips. They are sensitive and can be moved over objects to feel its softness, texture, size and shape. These movements are both complex, and "task-specific". This means that you adopt different movements depending on what you.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Humans have broken a fundamental law of the ocean

Industrial fishing messes with strange but stable pattern of undersea creatures. Enlarge / Microphotograph of thalassiothrix frauenfeldii, Thalassionemataceae, phytoplankton. (credit: De Agostini Picture Library | Getty Images).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Earliest evidence of humans decorating jewelery in Eurasia

A new multidisciplinary study by an international team reports the discovery of an ivory pendant decorated with a pattern of at least 50 punctures, creating an irregular looping curve. The direct radiocarbon date of the ornament yields an age of 41,5.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

Rivian delays deliveries of R1S SUV, reports say

The EV maker has now started sending emails to customers to inform them that the delivery window has been changed to between May and July at the earliest, the reports said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Preserved baby Neanderthal milk tooth shows earlier emergence than in humans

An international team of researchers studying a recovered Neanderthal milk tooth has found evidence of baby teeth growing faster and emerging earlier in the extinct human species than in modern humans. In their paper published in Proceedings of the R.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Robust approach needed to reduce risk of disease transmission between humans and wild animals

The threat of disease transmission from conservationists moving wild animals between habitats or back into the wild needs to be urgently assessed to minimize risk. Experts at the University of Birmingham are calling on local and national health autho.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Taking it easy as you get older? Wrong

A team of evolutionary biologists and biomedical researchers lay out evolutionary and biomedical evidence showing that humans, who evolved to live many decades after they stopped reproducing, also evolved to be relatively active in their later years......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Dopamine plays key role in songbird mating

In humans, the dopamine system has been tied to rewards and pleasurable sensations. As well as to memory and learning. A recent study from McGill University, published in Current Biology, suggests that dopamine may also play a key role in shaping wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Humans Have Broken a Fundamental Law of the Ocean

The size of undersea creatures seemed to follow a strange but stable pattern—until industrial fishing came along......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

If alien probes are already in the solar system, maybe we could detect them calling home

It's been 70 years since physicist Enrico Fermi asked his famous question: "Where is everybody?" And yet, the tyranny of the Fermi Paradox is still with us and will continue to be until definitive evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence (ETI) is fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021

Life Is Complicated--Literally, Astrobiologists Say

A new theory suggests that searches for molecular complexity could uncover convincing evidence of extraterrestrial life, and soon -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2021