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Jan 23, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Tracy Kivell of the University of Kent and University College London has found strong evidence for stone tool use among Australopithecus africanus (3 to 2 million years ago) and several Pleistocene hominins, traditionally considered not to have engaged in habitual tool manufacture. Australopithecus africanus. Image credit: J.M Salas / CC BY-SA 3.0. The distinctly human ability for forceful precision (e.g. when turning...

Jan 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists have found direct evidence of concentrated, long-term storage and sudden release of meltwater within sub-glacial lakes in Greenland. Scientists...

Jan 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Climate change, the loss of biosphere integrity, land-system change, and altered biogeochemical cycles like phosphorus and nitrogen runoff have all passed...

Dec 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that modern human skeletons have become much lighter and more fragile...

Dec 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists led by Dr Anthony Ingraffea of Cornell University has revealed clues to the longevity and endurance of such Imperial Roman monuments...

Dec 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Ancient Easter Islanders had a diet of mostly sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) before European contact, according to researchers Dr John Dudgeon from Idaho...

Dec 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Since the late 1970′s, NASA has been monitoring changes in the Greenland Ice Sheet. An analysis of seven years of surface elevation readings from...

Dec 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the journal Cognitive Therapy and Research has found that people who sleep for shorter periods of time and go to bed very late...

Dec 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new NASA-led study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, the melt rate of glaciers in the Amundsen Sea Embayment, West...