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The Trojan War was a grander event than even Homer would have us believe. The famous conflict may have been one of the final acts in what one archaeologist has controversially dubbed “World War Zero” – an event he claims brought the eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age world crashing down 3200 years ago.


Posted: 5/12/2016 6:54:49 PM   Reads: 225   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

The oldest ever human nuclear DNA to be reconstructed and sequenced reveals Neanderthals in the making – and the need for a possible rewrite of our own origins.


Posted: 3/15/2016 12:51:50 AM   Reads: 342   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
Known as KIC 8462852, or Tabby’s star, it has been baffling astronomers for the past few months after a team of researchers noticed its light seemed to be dipping in brightness in bizarre ways. Proposed explanations ranged from a cloud of comets to orbiting “alien megastructures”. Now an analysis of historical observations reveals the star has been gradually dimming for over a century, leaving everyone scratching their heads as to the cause.


Posted: 1/15/2016 9:12:55 PM   Reads: 221   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
Could time end and take us with it?


Posted: 10/2/2010 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 548   Submitted By: lomi   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
If this doesn’t blow your socks off, then Hogan, who has just been appointed director of Fermilab’s Center for Particle Astrophysics, has an even bigger shock in store: "If the GEO600 result is what I suspect it is, then we are all living in a giant cosmic hologram."


Posted: 1/15/2009 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 664   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Alternative Spirituality



Posted: 2/14/2007 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 27   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

Applying a gentle electric current to the brain during sleep can significantly boost memory, researchers report.


Posted: 11/12/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 470   Submitted By: jmoore   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: General

Category: General
There may be no more commercial fish stocks left in the sea by 2050, according to a new study cataloguing the global collapse of marine ecosystems.


Posted: 11/4/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 456   Submitted By: jmoore   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: General

Category: General
Swirling dust devils on Mars have given NASA scientists both a scientific treat and a very welcome power boost.


Posted: 3/16/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 427   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
A group of engineers has offered a solution for people who want a direct line to aliens - by broadcasting their phone calls directly into space.


Posted: 3/12/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 382   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Oddball News

Category: Oddball News
Now, it turns out that the evidence for dark energy was there in our cosmic backyard all along, and that astronomers could have discovered it nearly 30 years ago.


Posted: 3/12/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 426   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
A declared fan of space exploration with three decades of space industry experience was nominated to be NASA’s new boss by US President George W Bush on Friday.


Posted: 3/11/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 414   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
It is not quite the stuff of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but the fare coming out of Homaru Cantu’s kitchen is just as bizarre. In Roald Dahl’s famous children’s book, chewing gum is made to taste like a three-course meal. Cantu, a cordon-bleu chef, has modified an ink-jet printer to create dishes made of edible paper that can taste like anything from birthday cake to sushi.


Posted: 2/16/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 409   Submitted By: Hawaiianguy05   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
Two pathways, not one, connect the main language areas of the human brain, according to a new study, which also confirms the involvement of an additional brain area involved in the process.


Posted: 12/13/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 432   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
Contact lenses that release controlled doses of drugs to treat eye diseases such as glaucoma have been created by nano-engineers in Singapore.


Posted: 10/31/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 391   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
The twin rovers on Mars - now reviving having survived the freezing depths of Martian winter - have found new signs that water was once plentiful on Mars.


Posted: 10/8/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 393   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
Methane and water vapour are concentrated in the same regions of the Martian atmosphere, say scientists studying data from Europe’s Mars Express orbiter.


Posted: 9/22/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 417   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Science Controversies

The closest observed asteroid yet to skim past the Earth without hitting the atmosphere, was reported by astronomers on Sunday.


Posted: 8/23/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 415   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
A piece of the Sun is set to fall to Earth and be captured by Hollywood stunt pilots in a tricky mid-air manoeuvre, NASA announced on Thursday.


Posted: 8/20/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 402   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
Brighter, clearer beer could be on the way thanks to a superfine filter that owes its existence to the failure of a decade-old recording technology.


Posted: 7/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 388   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: go.fark.com Category: Technology News

Category: Technology News
Record-breaking blasts from unseasonable solar storms seen in late 2003 are just now reaching the edge of the Solar System, scientists reported on Thursday.


Posted: 7/9/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 374   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
The health risks of passive smoking may have been substantially underestimated, according to the first large-scale study looking at tobacco-derived chemicals in the blood of non-smokers.


Posted: 6/30/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 376   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
Human stem cell lines from genetically flawed human embryos have been created by US scientists.


Posted: 6/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 387   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
The managers of NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity have decided to take the plunge - they will sent the rover deep down into Endurance crater.


Posted: 6/7/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 393   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
The Earth’s magnetic field takes an average of only 7000 years to reverse its polarity, but the switch happens much more quickly near the equator, according to the most comprehensive study yet of the last four reversals.


Posted: 4/8/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 29   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
Titanic waves - seven times as high and long as those blown up on the Earth’s oceans - may swell on the sludgy seas of Saturn’s moon Titan, suggest new computer simulations.


Posted: 4/1/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 41   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
The largest object to be discovered in the Solar System since Pluto was found in 1930 was spotted by a sky survey on Tuesday.


Posted: 2/21/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 39   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
The world’s oldest known insect has been found lurking in a fossil-filled vault under a museum. The finding pushes back the origins of winged insects by 80 million years, and could shed light on the mystery of why the ability to fly first evolved.


Posted: 2/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 40   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: New Science

Category: New Science
It is possibly the longest-running murder mystery of them all. What, or even who, killed humankind’s nearest relatives, the Neanderthals who once roamed Europe before dying out almost 30,000 years ago?


Posted: 1/22/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 30   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

The Mars rover Spirit has completed its first full set of scientific measurements with the instruments on its robotic arm, revealing mysterious hollow grains in the soil.


Posted: 1/19/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 33   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.newscientist.com Category: Space

Category: Space
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