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People were in Americas 23,000 years ago

September 24, 2021
Footprints found at White Sands National Park in New Mexico provide the earliest unequivocal evidence of human activity in the Americas and offer insight into life over 23,000 years ago.

Melting of polar ice shift Earth itself

September 23, 2021
The melting of polar ice is not only shifting the levels of our oceans, it is changing the planet Earth itself.

Part of the universe's missing matter found

September 22, 2021
Galaxies can receive and exchange matter with their external environment thanks to the galactic winds created by stellar explosions.

It's good to have an older sister if you are an elephant

September 21, 2021
A study of Asian elephants in Myanmar has found that calves benefit from having older sisters more than older brothers.

Study suggests earliest use of bone tools to produce clothing in Morocco 120,000 years ago

September 20, 2021
A new study led by Arizona State University paleoanthropologist Curtis Marean and ASU doctoral graduate Emily Hallett details more than 60 tools made of bone and one tool made from the tooth of a cetacean, which includes whales, dolphins, and porpoises.

World on 'catastrophic pathway' to hit 2.7 degree temperature rise

September 19, 2021
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres issued a dire warning on Friday, saying the world is on a \"catastrophic pathway\" to surpass negotiated caps on temperature increases meant to mitigate the ravages of climate change.

China completes manned mission for space station construction

September 17, 2021
Three Chinese astronauts, the first sent to orbit for space station construction, have completed their three month mission and returned to Earth safely on Sept 17.

Astrophysicists identify large reservoirs of precursor molecules necessary for life

September 16, 2021
Analysis of unique fingerprints in light emitted from material surrounding young stars has revealed \"significant reservoirs\" of large organic molecules necessary to form the basis of life, say researchers.

Natural cycles in Gulf of Alaska accentuate ocean acidification

September 15, 2021
New research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks shows that the fluctuations of major wind and ocean circulation systems can temporarily accelerate or reverse the rate of ocean acidification in the Gulf of Alaska.

Rerun of supernova blast expected to appear in 2037

September 14, 2021
It\'s challenging to make predictions, especially in astronomy.

70 percent increase in atmospheric hydrogen

September 10, 2021
Earth system scientists at UCI studied air trapped in compacted layers of Antarctic ice and snow to come up with some answers and a few new questions about the amount of molecular hydrogen in our planet\'s atmosphere.

Astronauts smell smoke, burning on Russia's ISS module

September 9, 2021
A smoke alarm sounded Thursday in Russia\'s segment of the International Space Station (ISS) and astronauts smelled \"burning\" on board, Russia\'s space agency and NASA said.
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