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Apr 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of forensic linguists from Aston University in Birmingham, UK, a mysterious creator of the digital currency Bitcoin is most likely Nick Szabo, a blogger known for his research in digital currency. Bitcoin-based coin. Image credit: CASASCIUS / CC BY 3.0. Bitcoin is an internet-based currency which allows users to buy goods and services online. The payment system is supposedly easier and safer than sending money via more traditional...

Apr 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A huge asteroid, up to five times larger than the rock thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs, crashed into Earth more than 3 billion years ago, say researchers...

Apr 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new translation of a 40-line inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt called the Tempest Stela describes rain, darkness and the ‘sky...

Mar 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A 1,800-year-old private letter from the Egyptian recruit Aurelius Polion of legio II Adiutrix stationed in Pannonia Inferior (modern day Hungary) has...

Mar 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The nearly complete skeleton of the Australopithecus prometheus named Little Foot discovered in the Sterkfontein caves in South Africa is the oldest complete...

Mar 13, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Evolutionary analysis applied to North American and Siberian languages suggests that while most of the Beringia people migrated into North America, some...

Mar 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

New research, reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that the steam and heat from volcanoes may have allowed many plant...

Mar 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

European and Australian researchers have identified three new ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons, dubbed CFC-112, CFC-112a, CFC-113a, and one new ozone-depleting...

Mar 7, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study led by Dr Christina Chronopoulou from the National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, the open air plays of the ancient Greeks...