ScienceDaily (Jan. 21, 2009) — In a an analysis of the size, shape and asymmetry of the cranium of Homo floresiensis, Karen Baab, Ph.D., a researcher in the Department of Anatomical Scienes at Stony Brook University, and colleagues conclude that the fossil, found in Indonesia in 2003 and known as the “Hobbit,” is not human.
Posted: 1/22/2009 12:00:00 AM Reads: 140 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.sciencedaily.com Category: Ancient Mysteries
ScienceDaily (Dec. 15, 2008) — A person’s unconscious attitudes toward science and God may be fundamentally opposed, researchers report, depending on how religion and science are used to answer "ultimate" questions such as how the universe began or the origin of life.
Posted: 12/16/2008 12:00:00 AM Reads: 291 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.sciencedaily.com Category: Alternative Spirituality
n the latest issue of Nature News, Postdoctoral Fellow Nadav Katz explains how his team put the idea to the test and found that, indeed, he is able to take a "weak" measurement of a quantum particle, which triggered a partial collapse. Katz then "undid the damage we’d done," altering certain properties of the particle and performing the same weak measurement again. The particle was returned to its original quantum state just as if no measurement had ever been taken.
Posted: 8/7/2008 12:00:00 AM Reads: 169 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.sciencedaily.com Category: Alternative Spirituality
Scientists are fascinated by a dark, lake-like feature recently observed on Saturn’s moon Titan.
Posted: 7/2/2005 12:00:00 AM Reads: 161 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.sciencedaily.com Category: Space
Ancient Egyptians believed in properly equipping a body for the afterlife, and not just through mummification. A new study reveals that King Tutankhamun eased his arduous journey with a stash of red wine.
Posted: 3/20/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 143 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.sciencedaily.com Category: Ancient Civilizations
How you react to stress influences how easily you resist or succumb to disease, including viruses like HIV, discovered UCLA AIDS Institute scientists.
Posted: 12/19/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 151 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.sciencedaily.com Category: New Science
Amino acids have been found in interstellar clouds and in meteorites – but with some enigmatic omissions and tantalizing similarities to life on Earth.
Posted: 11/5/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 139 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.sciencedaily.com Category: Space
Washington, DC, August 28, 2003 - Conservation International (CI) announced today the discovery of a tiny fish with a blood red tail in Venezuela’s Upper Caura River. Previously unknown to science, the bloodfin tetra (Aphyocharax yekwanae), is described in the March 2003 edition of the journal, "Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters."
Posted: 9/1/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 137 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.sciencedaily.com Category: New Science