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Oldest cave painting found to be at least 40,000 years old

A faint drawing of an animal in a Borneo cave has been determined as the world’s oldest example of figurative ...

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Uniqueness of Human Neurons Discovered

Neurons in the human brain receive electrical signals from thousands of other cells, and long neural extensions called dendrites play ...

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Prized fossil found in Rio museum debris

Most of the skull from a prized 12,000-year-old fossil nicknamed Luzia has been recovered from the wreckage of a fire ...

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‘Robotic Skins’ Turn Everyday Objects Into Robots

When you think of robotics, you likely think of something rigid, heavy, and built for a specific purpose. New “Robotic ...

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Eyes Have a Natural Version of Night Vision

To see under starlight and moonlight, the retina of the eye changes both the software and hardware of its light-sensing ...

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NASA counts down to launch of laser study of ice sheets

NASA counted down Saturday to the launch of its $1 billion ICESat-2 mission, using advanced lasers to uncover the true ...

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Three New Fish Species from Depths of Pacific

An exploration to one of the deepest places on earth has captured rare footage of what is believed to be ...

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New El Niño weather event likely this winter says WMO

There’s a 70% chance of a recurrence of the El Niño weather event before the end of this year, according ...

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Turning Open Wounds Into Skin

Plastic surgery to treat large cutaneous ulcers, including those seen in people with severe burns, bedsores or chronic diseases such ...

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Liquid Water Hidden Under Mars’ South Pole

Radar data collected by ESA’s Mars Express point to a pond of liquid water buried under layers of ice and ...