Category Archives: Life

The Mysterious Blue Holes of the Bahamas | Mysterious Universe

The island of Andros in the Bahamas is a mystical place. It is a tropical, sun-kissed land of clear blue seas and pristine, white sand beaches. Possessing immense biological and geographical diversity, with a wide range of habitats across an … Continue reading

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Neanderthals were not less intelligent than modern humans, scientists find | Science | The Guardian

Scientists have concluded that Neanderthals were not the primitive dimwits they are commonly portrayed to have been. The view of Neanderthals as club-wielding brutes is one of the most enduring stereotypes in science, but researchers who trawled the archaeological evidence … Continue reading

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Mysterious illness killing off starfish on both US coasts

(Phys.org) —A mysterious illness is killing starfish, or sea stars, on both U.S. coasts in unprecedented numbers, and marine scientists have no idea what it is or how to help the creatures survive. In a News Focus article published in … Continue reading

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Dog brains respond to calls just like human brains – life – 20 February 2014 – New Scientist

Listen up Fido! The brains of humans and dogs respond in the same way to vocal sounds like laughter and barking. The finding suggests that the voice processing area of the brain evolved only once, at least 100 million years … Continue reading

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Initial DNA analysis of Paracas elongated skull released – with incredible results | Ancient Origins

“It had mtDNA (mitochondrial DNA) with mutations unknown in any human, primate, or animal known so far. But a few fragments I was able to sequence from this sample indicate that if these mutations will hold we are dealing with … Continue reading

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Ancient Hearth Found In Israel Dates Back 300,000 Years, Scientists Say

I have always intuitively felt, and some of my research has hinted, that modern humans have been around a lot longer than the conventional wisdom holds.  Hopefully, I will live long enough to see more proof of this revealed. A … Continue reading

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Dolphins see the world in the same way as humans do according to research – Telegraph

Dolphins see the world in a similar way to humans according to new research. Despite living in such different environments, the study concluded that dolphins, humans and chimpanzees perceive the world “in fundamentally similar ways”. Researchers at the University of … Continue reading

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Watch as a Hundred Baby Praying Mantises Hatch. Its Surprisingly Beautiful

Watch as a Hundred Baby Praying Mantises Hatch. Its Surprisingly Beautiful.

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Oldest Human Footprints in North America Identified | Western Digs

Cuatro Ciénegas via Oldest Human Footprints in North America Identified | Western Digs.

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BBC News – ‘Earliest shrine’ uncovered at Buddha’s birthplace

BBC News – ‘Earliest shrine’ uncovered at Buddha’s birthplace.

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