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Jul 30, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Five-meter-high waves have been detected in the middle of the Arctic Ocean by Dr Jim Thomson of the University of Washington and Dr Erick Rogers of the Stennis Space Center’s Naval Research Laboratory. Example wave model hindcast during the September 2012 storm in Arctic Ocean; the map is centered on the North Pole; the color scale indicates significant wave height from 0 to 5 m. Image credit: Jim Thomson / W. Erick Rogers. “As the Arctic is melting,...

Jul 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of geophysicists led by Dr Stephane Rondenay from the University of Bergen has made a detailed picture of Mount Rainier’s deep volcanic plumbing. Aerial...

Jul 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Anthropologists are surprised by the presence of a unique inner-ear formation – long thought to occur only in Neanderthals – in an early human...

Jul 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study conducted by Washington State University anthropologists Dr Tim Kohler and Dr Kelsey Reese, pre-Columbian Native Americans experienced...

Jun 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Analysis of sediment samples from El Salt – a known site of Neanderthal occupation in Spain that dates back 50,000 years – suggests that Neanderthals...

Jun 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol could be linked with lower rates of participation in elections, says a new study published in the journal...

Jun 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The Sima de los Huesos hominin, previously thought to belong to an ancient human species known as Homo heidelbergensis, is now reported to be an early...

Jun 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Blue-enriched light exposure immediately before the evening meal may increase hunger, according to a new study published in the journal Sleep (abstract...

Jun 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Geophysicists from the United States and Sweden have discovered ice blocks as tall as city skyscrapers at the very bottom of the Greenland Ice Sheet. The...