Skull Discovery Tells a Human-Neanderthal Love Story

A 55,000-year-old human skull found within a cave in Israel could be evidence that modern humans and Neanderthals were close to each other. Very close. Scientists believe anatomical features ...

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Discover Magazine

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Astronomers Discover an Ancient Solar System That's Very Similar to Our Own

Kepler-444 could help pinpoint when planets started to form

Wed 28 Jan 15 from TIME

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Galaxy dust findings confound view of early Universe

What was the Universe like at the beginning of time? How did the Universe come to be the way it is today?—big questions and huge attention paid when scientists attempt answers. So was the ...

4 hours ago from

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New Report Highlights Divide between Scientists and Public

Last year, the late night talk show host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel added some levity to the contentious GMO debate. He went to a Los Angeles farmers market and asked passerby to define GMO. ...

21 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Luna smart mattress will turn off lights when you go to sleep, get coffee ready when you're waking up

A new smart mattress hopes to create the perfect conditions for sleeping and waking up by controlling your house.

Thu 29 Jan 15 from The Independent

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Huge Saturn-like planet found lurking in space could offer clues to how moons are formed

A huge planet-like body found in space could be key to telling us how moons are formed.

Fri 30 Jan 15 from The Independent

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Once-in-a-generation near miss for Asteroid with its own moon

You may not have noticed, but the Earth had a close shave on Monday as an asteroid with its own moon made a cosmic near miss. As it passed within 3.1 times the distance from the Earth to the ...

Fri 30 Jan 15 from Gizmag

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Gates working on Personal Agent project with Microsoft

"Hi, Reddit. I'm Bill Gates..." Like Elon Musk, like Larry Ellison, like Larry Page, certain names draw immense numbers wanting to know what's on their mind, from barbecue-sauce tastes to actual ...

Fri 30 Jan 15 from

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Study shows even newly hatched chicks have a left to right number space map (w/ Video)

( —A team of researchers working at the University of Padova in Italy has found, that like humans, baby chickens appear to have a left to right number space map in their brains. In ...

Fri 30 Jan 15 from

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FCC Redefines Broadband: Lack of Competition Now Obvious

At a new minimum of 25 Mbps fewer Americans have broadband and most don't have any choice in providers

22 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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