Smart News | Smithsonian feed for Smart NewsenThu, 20 Sep 2018 16:05:22 +0000American Woman Sets New Bicycle Speed Record Denise Mueller-Korenek hit 183.932 MPH while drafting behind a drag racer in Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats, besting the previous record of 167 mphThu, 20 Sep 2018 16:05:22 +00005Pointz Graffiti Revived at New Museum of Street Art 20-story stairwell at a Manhattan Hotel brings together the works of street artists who worked at the now-demolished 5Pointz outdoor galleryThu, 20 Sep 2018 14:04:10 +0000Elon Musk Is Sending a Japanese Billionaire to the Moon, and He’s Taking a Group of Artists With Him Maezawa hopes to recruit six to eight artists for the week-long mission, which is expected to launch as early as 2023Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:10:25 +0000How DNA Testing Could Bring Down Ivory Trade’s Biggest Criminals testing exposes three major cartels illegally trafficking ivory out of several African countriesWed, 19 Sep 2018 18:01:00 +0000This Pulsar is Giving Off Weird Infrared Light and We're Not Sure Why believe a disk of dust from a supernova or a pulsar wind nebula could explain the strange energy signalWed, 19 Sep 2018 17:57:31 +0000Who’s a Good Archaeologist? Dog Digs Up Trove of Bronze Age Relics on a walk outside a small Czech village, Monty the dog and his owner found nearly two dozen 3,000-year-old artifacts Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000Why the Legend of Medieval Pope Joan Persists mythical female pope is back in the news as an academic uses medieval coins to look for physical evidence of her reignWed, 19 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000Excavation at Welsh Castle May Shed Light on the Mystery of Henry VII’s Birthplace say the Tudor king was likely born in a high-status residence in the castle’s outer wardTue, 18 Sep 2018 19:18:17 +0000 Five Baby Squirrels Saved From Truly Knotty Predicament gray tree squirrels in Wisconsin were found with their tails hopelessly knotted together, requiring some help from a wildlife rehabTue, 18 Sep 2018 18:17:21 +0000Freddie Oversteegen, Teenage Resistance Fighter Who Assassinated Nazis, Has Died at 92 and two other young women used their unassuming charms to ensnare Nazi collaboratorsTue, 18 Sep 2018 17:58:12 +0000Human Gene Mutation May Have Paved the Way for Long-Distance Running Mice with engineered versions of the CMAH gene exhibited 30 percent better endurance than those withoutTue, 18 Sep 2018 16:58:45 +0000Docs Show Shakespeare's Father Had Legal and Financial Trouble Throughout the Bard's Teen Years documents found in the U.K.'s National Archives add context to the Bard's feelings toward power and monarchyTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:55:22 +0000Gold Miners Unearth 50,000-Year-Old Caribou Calf, Wolf Pup From Canadian Permafrost animals' fur, skin and muscle are almost perfectly preservedMon, 17 Sep 2018 18:52:15 +0000Group of Belugas May Have Adopted Young Narwhal narwhal was seen frolicking with its beluga buddies some 600 miles south of its normal rangeMon, 17 Sep 2018 18:34:40 +0000'It Wasn't Aliens': Solar Observatory That Was Mysteriously Evacuated Will Reopen Tomorrow Sunspot Observatory in New Mexico was closed for ten days due to a 'security threat,' though aliens and solar flares have been ruled outMon, 17 Sep 2018 18:17:00 +0000Delacroix, the Visionary Romantic Artist, Gets First Major North American Retrospective new exhibition at the Met features nearly 150 of Delacroix’s paintings, drawings and prints Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:08:45 +0000Kidnapper Crustaceans Use Tiny Mollusks as Unwitting Shields wear the so-called sea angels, which secrete chemicals that keep certain predators at bay, like backpacks Fri, 14 Sep 2018 19:43:51 +0000Cannibalism, Roller Coasters and Self-Colonoscopies in the News? It's Ig Nobel Season satirical awards celebrate some of the strangest scientific research Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:51:52 +0000Her 3,000-Year-Old Bones Showed Unusual Signs of Wear. It Turns Out, She Was a Master Ceramicist analyzing the woman’s skeleton, researchers unlocked her past as an ancient Greek artisanFri, 14 Sep 2018 17:50:37 +0000How Much Plastic Does It Take To Kill a Sea Turtle? new study suggests one piece of plastic has a 22 percent chance of killing a turtle that eats it, and 14 pieces will kill halfFri, 14 Sep 2018 17:21:34 +0000Record-Breaking Distance Runner Diane Leather Never Let Lack of Opportunity Slow Her Down first woman to run a mile in less than five minutes has died at age 85Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:36:41 +0000Before There Was Streaming, the Victorians Had "Magic Lanterns" research finds these early image projectors, which brought world landmarks, fairytale favorites to life, were a regular part of middle-class lifeFri, 14 Sep 2018 15:40:53 +0000World Hunger Is on the Rise for the Third Year in a Row new report warns that war and increased natural disasters from climate change are beginning to reverse gains made in recent decadesThu, 13 Sep 2018 19:52:48 +0000Military Invests in 'Molar Mic' That Can Route Calls Through Your Teeth lazy to pick up the phone? Open wide... this new device latches onto your chompers to transmit sound via the cranial bonesThu, 13 Sep 2018 19:15:57 +0000Five Ways Cultural Institutions, Landmarks and Zoos Are Prepping for Hurricane Florence museums are closing their doors, while zoos and aquariums are moving their animals indoorsThu, 13 Sep 2018 18:14:52 +0000Traces of 13,000-Year-Old Beer Found in Israel to the authors of a new study, the discovery marks the earliest-known evidence of beer production among ancient peoples Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:09:42 +0000Experts Are Searching for a 19th-Century Philosopher’s Strange Memorial Rings Bentham requested that rings containing locks of his hair be sent to 26 people. He also wanted his body to be put on display Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:38:09 +0000Cornelius Wasn’t the Only Gurlitt Sibling to Inherit Nazi-Looted Art Benita Renate Gurlitt received 18 works from her father’s trove of stolen art, and four of these works were just returned to their rightful ownersThu, 13 Sep 2018 14:25:06 +0000Here's How Hundreds of Baby Penguins Became Mummified in Antarctica new study posits that ‘extreme climatic anomalies’ caused the penguins to become mummified in two mass die-offs hundred of years agoThu, 13 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000FDA Cracks Down on Underage Use of E-Cigarettes's largest enforcement action to date gave warnings and fines to 1,300 retailers and requested plans to prevent teen vaping from five manufacturersWed, 12 Sep 2018 20:54:42 +0000British Museum Traces History of Dissent From Ancient Egypt to Today'I Object: Ian Hislop’s Search for Dissent' span centuries, continentsWed, 12 Sep 2018 20:07:27 +0000Fungi Call Oil Paintings, Cockroach Guts Home Sweet Home say they have identified a fungus species that could aid the fight against plastic pollutionWed, 12 Sep 2018 18:56:57 +0000What to Know About California's Commitment to 100 Percent Clean Energy by 2045 bold legislation was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown earlier this weekWed, 12 Sep 2018 17:20:54 +0000Chimps and Toddlers Use Same Gestures to Get Attention new study shows 12 to 24 month old children and chimps use 46 of the same movements to communicate, including stomping, pointing and clappingWed, 12 Sep 2018 16:59:54 +0000Bloomsbury Group’s Countryside Hub Opens to Visitors Year-Round new expansion has helped the Charleston Museum overcome conservation and space concerns that once forced it to shut down during winterWed, 12 Sep 2018 16:58:05 +0000What Was “Eye Cream” Doing in a 2,200-Year-Old Tomb in West Turkey? find was discovered in a cemetery located in the ancient city of AizanoiTue, 11 Sep 2018 19:30:22 +0000New Species of Translucent, Gelatinous Fish Discovered in the Deep Sea, after evolving to survive at such extreme depths, these snailfish “melt rapidly” when brought to the surfaceTue, 11 Sep 2018 16:46:28 +0000How This Popular Garden Plant May Spread Parasites That Harm Monarchs tropical milkweed encourage year-round monarch populations which harbor a deadly parasite for the imperiled insectTue, 11 Sep 2018 16:20:08 +0000Excavations at Medieval Vyborg Castle Reveal Secrets of "Hidden" Passageway finds include a game board etched into the surface of a clay brick that was likely used to play a variation of the strategy game nine men’s morrisTue, 11 Sep 2018 16:03:55 +00002,000-Foot-Long Plastic Catcher Released to Aid Cleanup of Great Pacific Garbage Patch argue the device will endanger marine wildlife, exacerbate existing pollution problemsTue, 11 Sep 2018 15:30:23 +0000Wind and Solar Farms Could Bring the Rains Down in Africa believe solar panels and windmills will both bolster renewable energy sources and change the landscape of the immense Sahara desertTue, 11 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000Decades After Being Passed Over for a Nobel, Jocelyn Bell Burnell Gets Her Due with a Special Breakthrough Prize, the astrophysicist says she'll use the winnings to fund scholarships to support today's outsiders in the fieldMon, 10 Sep 2018 20:34:09 +0000The Catch of the Day Is a 10,000-Year-Old Gigantic Deer Skull week, Irish fishermen pulled up the skull and horns of an extinct great elk, which could have 12-foot-wide antlersMon, 10 Sep 2018 18:47:09 +0000Was Mona Lisa's Enigmatic Smile Caused by a Thyroid Condition? theorizes that the sitter's lank hair, weak smile and yellowing skin point to post-pregnancy hypothyroidismMon, 10 Sep 2018 18:27:24 +0000Your Hysterical Tweet About That Spider in Your Sink Could Prove Useful for Science new study suggests mining social media for phenology data is fairly reliable and could assist researchers tracking how rapidly the world is changingMon, 10 Sep 2018 16:43:00 +0000What Ötzi the Iceman’s Tattoos Reveal About Copper Age Medical Practices study argues that the 5,300-year-old Iceman’s community boasted surprisingly advanced health care techniquesMon, 10 Sep 2018 15:58:33 +0000Artificial Intelligence Can Now Decipher Medieval Graffiti (Cat Sketches and All) sought to decipher the 11th-century graffiti adorning the walls of St. Sophia’s Cathedral in KievMon, 10 Sep 2018 14:42:51 +0000In the Last Decade, Four Birds Went Extinct and Four More Are Likely Gone loss is the main culprit in killing off the birds, including Spix's macaw, the star of the popular 2011 film <i>Rio</i>Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000See the Electrifying Art Lighting up This Year's LUMA Projection Arts Festival Binghamton visual arts festival is the only one in the U.S. to focus exclusively on projection mappingFri, 07 Sep 2018 18:11:18 +0000Astronomers Spot Galactic Wind From Early Universe ejection of molecular gas from a galaxy 12 billion light-years away may have kept an early galaxy from burning out too quicklyFri, 07 Sep 2018 16:58:05 +0000Five Things We've Learned Since Brazil’s Devastating National Museum Fire students and Wikipedia are spearheading campaigns to preserve the museum’s digital legacyFri, 07 Sep 2018 16:58:01 +0000Bighorn Sheep and Moose Learn Migration Then Pass Knowledge on to Next Generation animals known as ungulates rely on generational lessons to guide seasonal migration, locate high-quality vegetationFri, 07 Sep 2018 16:24:29 +0000How Did These Hostage Children End Up Buried With Elite Germanic Warriors? of remains in a high status grave shows that not all of the deceased were directly related, raising questions about why they were buried togetherFri, 07 Sep 2018 12:00:00 +0000Jupiter's Magnetic Field Is Super Weird and Has Two South Poles of data from the Juno probe shows the giant planet's field is much different from our own and suggests it has a dissolved coreFri, 07 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0000Oral History Suggests Māori Proverbs on Bird Extinction Mirrored Fears of Indigenous Group’s Own Decline moa, a giant flightless bird, served as symbol of extinction and reflection of Māori fears over encroaching European presenceThu, 06 Sep 2018 20:13:31 +0000Traces of 7,200-Year-Old Cheese Found in Croatia new study posits that cheese production may have helped ancient farmers expand into EuropeThu, 06 Sep 2018 19:26:59 +0000Madrid’s Prado Museum Will Spotlight Pioneering Duo of Female Renaissance Artists Fontana is widely considered the first professional female artist, while Sofonisba Anguissola served as Philip II of Spain’s court painter Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:48:19 +0000Now You Can View the Travel Sketchbooks of Françoise Gilot, Artist and Inspiration to Picasso sketches were made in the '70s and '80s, during Gilot’s journeys abroadThu, 06 Sep 2018 14:21:27 +0000Japan Takes Tiny First Step Toward Space Elevator mini-satellites will test elevator motion in space as part of research for an elevator between Earth and low orbitWed, 05 Sep 2018 20:59:03 +0000Can Napoleon’s Defeat at Waterloo Be Traced to a Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia? new study posits that an 1815 eruption caused inclement weather that, according to some theories, led to Napoleon's defeatWed, 05 Sep 2018 20:11:24 +0000Russia Says Hole in International Space Station Was Drilled are unsure whether tiny hole in a Soyuz capsule was created in a production facility on the ground or on board the ISSWed, 05 Sep 2018 19:38:03 +0000Fish Are Friends, Not (Always) Food: Meet the World’s First Omnivorous Shark Species sharks enjoy a diet of up to 60 percent seagrass, as well as crab, shrimp, snails and bonyfishWed, 05 Sep 2018 15:57:00 +0000After 13-Year Chase, F.B.I. Nabs Pair of Dorothy's Ruby Slippers shoes were stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in 2005 and were recently recovered in MinneapolisTue, 04 Sep 2018 20:58:11 +0000Greek Farmer Stumbles Onto 3,400-Year-Old Tomb Hidden Below His Olive Grove Crete local was trying to park his vehicle when he accidentally unearthed the ancient Minoan graveTue, 04 Sep 2018 19:44:32 +0000Why Brazil's National Museum Fire Was a Devastating Blow to South America's Cultural Heritage collection of more than 20 million artifacts included the oldest fossil found in the Americas and a trove of indigenous literatureTue, 04 Sep 2018 19:38:43 +000087 Elephants Found Dead Near Botswana Sanctuary report attributed the killings to a “poaching frenzy”Tue, 04 Sep 2018 17:40:46 +0000Genome Reveals When Opium Poppy Became a Painkiller combination of two genes over 7.8 million years ago was the first step to producing morphine and other narcotic compoundsTue, 04 Sep 2018 17:35:14 +0000Remains of One of the First Theaters to Perform Shakespeare’s Plays Will Open to the Public After 400 Years at the site have also unearthed a large complex that was built around the theater Fri, 31 Aug 2018 19:41:35 +0000British Aristocrat Commissions 180-Foot Monument Celebrating Elizabeth II’s Reign Third Viscount Devonport has chosen sculptor Simon Hitchens to bring the Elizabeth Landmark to lifeFri, 31 Aug 2018 19:26:22 +0000Gene Editing Treats Muscular Dystrophy in Dogs gene editing has relieved symptoms of a canine version of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in four puppies, raising hope for humansFri, 31 Aug 2018 17:37:35 +0000See Leonardo da Vinci's Genius Yourself in These Newly Digitized Sketches Victoria and Albert Museum in London has made ultra high-resolution scans of two codices available onlineFri, 31 Aug 2018 16:02:43 +0000Thousands of Creepy Crawlies Stolen From Philadelphia Insectarium suspect three current or former employees swiped the animals Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:46:03 +0000America’s Lakes Are Losing Their Blue Hue as Waters Shift to Murky Greenish-Brown five-year period, the country’s number of blue lakes declined by 18 percent, while murky lakes increased by 12 percentFri, 31 Aug 2018 15:32:21 +0000Newly Discovered Hybrid Pythons Are Threatening Florida’s Wildlife new study has found that some invasive Burmese pythons carry DNA from another snake, which could make them more adaptable—and more dangerousThu, 30 Aug 2018 21:15:25 +0000Monster Galaxy Churns Out 1,000 Times As Many Stars As Our Own is almost 13 billion years old highly organized but unstable and could shed light on galaxy evolutionThu, 30 Aug 2018 19:39:03 +0000Hidden Medieval Door Leading to Smugglers’ Caves Discovered Underneath Scottish Castle Castle, a towering fortress overlooking the cliffs of Ayrshire, sits atop a labyrinthine network allegedly used by smugglers, ghosts and fugitivesThu, 30 Aug 2018 19:29:20 +0000Helsinki's New Subterranean Art Museum Opens Its Doors Amos Rex Museum is located beneath Lasipalatsi, a 1930s shopping center known as the ‘Glass Palace’Thu, 30 Aug 2018 19:15:47 +0000Archaeologists Open One of Many Mass Graves From the Spanish Civil War excavation comes amid a push to deal more openly with a difficult chapter of Spain’s historyThu, 30 Aug 2018 17:25:56 +0000New Zealand Penguins Make an Epic, Pointless, Swim to the Southern Ocean new satellite study shows the penguins travel over 4,000 miles to feed, even though their home shores are teeming with foodThu, 30 Aug 2018 17:00:33 +0000An Immersive Art Installation Will Temporarily Resurrect the Berlin Wall fall, event organizers plan on constructing a pseudo-city within a block of Berlin in order to emulate life in an unfamiliar countryWed, 29 Aug 2018 19:46:59 +0000Sold: A Pocket Watch From the Titanic, Adorned with Hebrew Letters watch belonged to Sinai Kantor, a Russian immigrant who died when the ship went downWed, 29 Aug 2018 19:36:36 +0000Climate Change Likely Iced Neanderthals Out Of Existence records gathered from stalagmites in Romanian caves show two extremely cold dry periods correspond with the disappearance of NeanderthalsWed, 29 Aug 2018 17:52:50 +0000Goats May Prefer Happy Human Faces new study found that goats gravitate towards images of smiling people, suggesting that they can distinguish between human expressionsWed, 29 Aug 2018 17:01:36 +0000Archaeologists Unearth Medieval Game Board During Search for Lost Monastery's oldest surviving manuscript, the Book of Deer, was written by monks living in the Aberdeenshire monasteryWed, 29 Aug 2018 16:03:29 +0000J.R.R. Tolkien's Final Posthumous Book Is Published author tinkered with and rewrote <em>The Fall of Gondolin</em>, one of his first tales of Middle-earth, many times during his careerWed, 29 Aug 2018 15:57:25 +0000Ancient City of Palmyra, Gravely Damaged by ISIS, May Reopen Next Year 2015 and 2017, militants wreaked havoc on the site’s ancient treasures Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brainsTue, 28 Aug 2018 20:16:07 +000063 Works By Austrian Expressionist Egon Schiele Are at the Center of the Latest Nazi-Looted Art Dispute German Lost Art Foundation removed the artworks from its database, suggesting they were saved by a collector's relatives rather than seized by NazisTue, 28 Aug 2018 18:59:26 +0000DNA of Extinct Cave Bear Lives on in Modern Brown Bears new genetic study has found that the two species interbredTue, 28 Aug 2018 16:51:22 +0000Lead Poisoning Wasn't a Major Factor in the Mysterious Demise of the Franklin Expedition argue that lead exposure occurred prior to the start of the voyage, not during the stranded crew's battle for survivalTue, 28 Aug 2018 16:10:02 +0000Climate Change Could Lead to Nutrient Deficiency for Hundreds of Millions dioxide decreases zinc, iron and protein in food crops, which could add millions of people to the billions who don't get enough nutritionTue, 28 Aug 2018 16:06:44 +0000Extinct Baby Horse—Its Skin and Hair Intact—Found in the Siberian Permafrost foal lived between 30,000-40,000 years agoTue, 28 Aug 2018 14:11:45 +0000Sniffer Dogs Represent the Latest Weapon in the Fight Against the Illegal Ivory Trade new system at Kenya's port of Mombasa allows dogs to detect elephant tusk, rhino horn and other illegal goods with one quick sniffTue, 28 Aug 2018 12:00:00 +0000The Wreck of a WWII Fighter Plane Will Be Unearthed from a Greenland Glacier P-38 fighter is a member of the famed Lost Squadron, which landed on ice caps after running afoul of poor weather in July 1942Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0000Silver Coins Lead to One of the Earliest Roman Sites in Yorkshire dig site found by metal detectorists 3 years ago appears to be a high-status homestead that once had two villasMon, 27 Aug 2018 19:09:11 +0000 Genetic Testing Shows Animal Shelters Often Misidentify Dogs' Breeds staff correctly identified a pup's primary or secondary breed just 67 percent of the timeMon, 27 Aug 2018 18:35:30 +0000Neil Simon, Prolific Playwright and Giant of Broadway, Has Died at 91 wrote more than 30 comedic plays, among them ‘Barefoot in the Park’ and ‘The Odd Couple’ Mon, 27 Aug 2018 18:07:01 +0000Drone Captures First Images of an Uncontacted Amazon Tribe say images like these can help them learn how to better protect Brazil’s indigenous people Fri, 24 Aug 2018 20:54:44 +0000Hemp Makes a Return to George Washington's Farm first crop of industrial hemp grown in centuries was recently harvested at Mount VernonFri, 24 Aug 2018 20:14:55 +0000Astronomers Say This Reflective Space Sculpture Will Cause Unneeded Light Pollution. The Artist Argues Otherwise‘Orbital Reflector,’ a 100-foot long, diamond-shaped balloon, aims to inspire humans to gaze up at the night sky with a renewed sense of wonderFri, 24 Aug 2018 19:18:08 +0000Like a Reverse Atlantis, This Legendary Harbor Ended When Its Sea Route Dried Up believe the changing environment doomed ‘Portus Pisanus,’ a harbor once considered lost to timeFri, 24 Aug 2018 18:01:56 +0000'Hunger Stones' With Ominous Messages Emerge in Drought-Parched Czech River stones recorded low water levels dating back to the 1600s and warn of impending hardships Fri, 24 Aug 2018 17:04:25 +0000Americans Have a Surprisingly Large Appetite for Giraffe Parts investigation shows 40,000 giraffe products representing 4,000 of the endangered animals have been legally imported over the last decadeFri, 24 Aug 2018 15:26:23 +0000Elusive “Unicorn” Plant Spotted in Maine for the First Time in 131 Years state’s Department of Agriculture has documented around 300 flowering unicorn root stemsThu, 23 Aug 2018 19:43:59 +0000Fall Down the Rabbit Hole With the New York Public Library's Instagram Version of Classic Tales texts include ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,’ ‘The Metamorphosis’ and ‘The Yellow Wallpaper'Thu, 23 Aug 2018 18:35:42 +0000Why Hawaiian Hurricanes Are So Rare islands are usually protected by their remoteness and a stable high pressure system, which has gone wonky in the last yearThu, 23 Aug 2018 18:11:38 +0000Like Humans, Some Birds Blush to Communicate macaws are capable of the feathered equivalents of facial expressions, new research showsThu, 23 Aug 2018 17:42:55 +0000Meet Denisova 11: First Known Hybrid Hominin 13-year-old girl’s mother was a Neanderthal while her father was a DenisovanThu, 23 Aug 2018 17:19:51 +0000North Carolina Votes to Keep Three Confederate Monuments at the State Capitol state’s historical commission said it was bound by a 2015 law that restricts the relocation of statues on public property Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:58:53 +0000Newly Discovered Turtle Ancestors Chomped With Beaks But Bore No Shells 228-million-year-old fossil fills gaps in the tale of turtle evolution—and raises a few questionsThu, 23 Aug 2018 15:25:23 +0000Shuttered Amid Protests Last Year, Queer Art Exhibition Reopens in Rio successful crowdfunding campaign helped bring “Queermuseu” back to life Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:24:41 +0000Air Pollution Is Stealing a Year of Life From People Around the Globe particles that contribute to lung disease, strokes and heart attacks are robbing Americans of 4 months and over 1.8 years of life elsewhere Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:18:22 +0000After 116 Years, Animal Crackers Have Been Freed From Their Circus Cages new redesign of the iconic treats shows animals walking across a savannaWed, 22 Aug 2018 20:31:24 +0000STEVE the Purple Beam of Light Is Not An Aurora After All a second study of mysterious phenomena, researchers discovered that solar particles hitting the ionosphere do not power the violet, vertical streaksWed, 22 Aug 2018 20:15:47 +0000Suspected Nazi Camp Guard Deported to Germany years after being stripped of his citizenship, Germany finally takes in Jakiw Palij, who was trained by the SS at TrawnikiWed, 22 Aug 2018 19:40:44 +0000Archaeological Dig at Australian Metro Station Unearths 1,000 Human Teeth local dentist probably flushed the molars down the toilet or discarded them with his trashWed, 22 Aug 2018 19:03:40 +0000113 Sea Turtles Have Been Found Dead on a Mexico Beach are still investigating the cause of the die-offWed, 22 Aug 2018 18:51:08 +0000New Nanotech Returns Henry VIII's Favorite Warship to Its Former Glory used tiny magnetic particles to remove the iron ions responsible for the wooden vessel’s decayWed, 22 Aug 2018 17:47:12 +0000Ancient Mayan Clearcutting Still Impacts Carbon in Soil Today 1,000 years after a forest regrows, the soil beneath still won't hold as much carbon as it once could, a new study suggestsTue, 21 Aug 2018 20:09:28 +0000Christie's Will Be the First Auction House to Sell Art Made by Artificial Intelligence's will sell the work from Paris-based art collective Obvious, which created ‘Portrait of Edmond Belamy’ with the machine-learning algorithm GANTue, 21 Aug 2018 19:54:06 +0000Scientists Begin Unveiling the Secrets of the Mummies in the Alexandria 'Dark Sarcophagus' massives stone coffin found in July contains a woman and two men, including one who survived brain surgeryTue, 21 Aug 2018 18:38:00 +0000Poster From One of the Earliest Public Movie Screenings Is Heading to Auction artwork advertised the Lumière brothers’ pioneering CinématographeTue, 21 Aug 2018 16:44:59 +0000There’s a Scientific Explanation for Why Adults Are More Likely to Tolerate Leafy Greens eat your veggies: Salivary proteins adapt to bitter tastes, making them more palatable over timeTue, 21 Aug 2018 16:30:37 +0000Protestors Pulled Down a Confederate Statue at the University of North Carolina“Silent Sam,” as the monument is known, had been a source of controversy for decadesTue, 21 Aug 2018 16:29:58 +0000Found: A Forgotten Stretch of the Berlin Wall formed an outer defensive barrier that stopped East Germans from getting close to the main wallTue, 21 Aug 2018 15:55:44 +0000A 2,000-Year-Old Golden Horse Head Suggests Romans Actually Got Along Wth German 'Barbarians' sculpture fragment suggests Romans lived peacefully alongside Germans until a decisive defeat at the Battle of Teutoburg ForestTue, 21 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0000Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan Left a Legacy of a More Interventionist United Nations Ghanian diplomat, who died this past weekend, reshaped the mission of the U.N. during a lifelong career as a civil servantMon, 20 Aug 2018 20:19:51 +0000Many Roman Children Suffered From Vitamin D Deficiency research suggests rickets was common long before the Industrial Revolution, when pollution blocked out sunlightMon, 20 Aug 2018 19:27:15 +0000This Fish Outlived Dinosaurs But Oil and Gas Drilling May Threaten Its Survival exploration is set to begin near the habitat of the critically endangered coelacanth, a type of fish that has survived over 400 million yearsMon, 20 Aug 2018 17:37:11 +0000What the Deaths of More Than 300 Reindeer Teach Us About the Circle of Life In an isolated corner of Norwegian plateau, carcasses of reindeer felled by lightning are spawning new plant lifeMon, 20 Aug 2018 16:27:55 +0000Egyptian Papyrus Reveals This Old Wives' Tale Is Very Old Indeed "Wheat and Barley" pregnancy test described in a recently translated medical text has been practiced for thousands of yearsMon, 20 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000Archaeologists Are Excavating Sheffield Castle, One-Time Prison of Mary, Queen of Scots Scottish queen spent 14 years imprisoned at the medieval strongholdFri, 17 Aug 2018 18:31:28 +0000'Baroque's Leading Lady' Artist Michaelina Wautier Finally Gets Retrospective 17th-century painter mastered an array of genres at a time when most female artists were consigned to painting flowersFri, 17 Aug 2018 17:25:27 +0000The FDA Has Approved the First Generic EpiPen Alternative new product will offer a more affordable alternative to a life-saving drugFri, 17 Aug 2018 17:21:17 +0000Sequencing of Wheat Genome Could Lead to a Breadier Future took 200 scientists 13 years to finally figure out the complex genome of the important grain Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:40:05 +0000Light-Reactive Bacteria Create Miniature 'Mona Lisa' Replica transformed swimming bacteria into replica of the da Vinci masterpiece, morphing likenesses of Albert Einstein, Charles DarwinFri, 17 Aug 2018 16:19:37 +0000Taiwan Unveils Its First Statue Honoring ‘Comfort Women’ monument has sparked diplomatic tensions with JapanFri, 17 Aug 2018 15:34:39 +0000How Hungry Baby Urchins Are Saving Hawaii's Reefs helped eat through invasive algae that was suffocating corals in Kāne'ohe BayFri, 17 Aug 2018 13:45:52 +0000Egyptians Cracked Recipe for Embalming Resin Well Before Time of the Pharaohs new analysis shows that the Egyptian mummies were being made long before 2600 B.C.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:44:27 +0000Magnets Help Keep Sharks Out of Fish Traps cheap magnets to the traps reduced shark and ray bycatch by a third and increased fish hauls by just as much, according to a new studyThu, 16 Aug 2018 19:43:25 +0000Children Are Susceptible to Robot Peer Pressure, Study Suggests robots provided incorrect answers in social conformity test, children tended to follow their leadThu, 16 Aug 2018 18:33:20 +0000Oldest Cheese Ever Found in Egyptian Tomb researchers also found traces of disease-causing bacteria in what they believe is probably extremely aged cheese.Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:48:21 +0000Crime-Fighting Art Expert Helps Bring Stolen Buddha Statue Back to India statue comes home 57 years ago after being stolenThu, 16 Aug 2018 16:49:35 +0000You Can Now Watch the Whitechapel Fatberg's Decay on Livestream toxic clump of sewage oil and waste housed at the Museum of London has, so far, changed colors, ‘sweated,’ hatched flies and grown yellow pustulesThu, 16 Aug 2018 15:16:41 +0000Physics Reveals How to Break Spaghetti Cleanly In Two collective culinary nightmare is overThu, 16 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000Swiss Institute Reimagines Duchamp’s Readymades for the Modern World exhibition asks visitors to revisit the objects in their daily life that are often taken for granted Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000See Shells of Sea Spuds on the Seashore of "sea potatoes"—actually the empty shells of a species of sea urchin—mysteriously washed up on Cornish beach last weekendWed, 15 Aug 2018 22:07:48 +0000Sleep Deprivation May Cause Infectious Loneliness new study found that sleepless nights can make you—and the people around you—feel more socially withdrawnWed, 15 Aug 2018 20:26:52 +0000Researchers Suggest Big Toe Was Last Part of Foot to Evolve hominins' big toes were equipped for life on the ground and in the treesWed, 15 Aug 2018 19:13:12 +0000Why Astronomers Want to Look for Earth's Mini-Moons new, powerful telescope in Chile will be able to detect tiny asteroid chunks circling our planet, which could be a goldmine for researchersWed, 15 Aug 2018 18:19:39 +0000Tools Offer More Complex, Cooperative Picture of Easter Island Society axes from one quarry area indicate cooperation between clans, not warfare over resources as previously hypothesizedWed, 15 Aug 2018 17:04:42 +0000View the Uffizi’s Ancient Treasures From Afar, in 3D new website has digitized 300 objects from the Florence gallery’s Greek and Roman collectionWed, 15 Aug 2018 14:56:33 +0000How an Artist Is Rebuilding a Baghdad Library Destroyed During the Iraq War“168:01,” an installation now on view at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, encourages visitors to donate books to the University of Baghdad Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000A French Theme Park Taught Crows To Pick Up Trash hopes that its avian garbage collectors will encourage humans to properly discard their rubbish Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:35:14 +0000Animal Fat Found in Clay Pottery Reveals How Ancient People Adapted to Drought farmers switched from cattle to goat herding, abandoned communal dwellings for smaller households to adjust to new climateTue, 14 Aug 2018 18:14:45 +0000Missouri Exhibition Explores the Centuries-Old Specter of ‘Fake News’ considers three categories of 'fake news': error, hoax and truths deemed falseTue, 14 Aug 2018 17:40:21 +0000Pocket-Sized Bible Returns to Canterbury Cathedral After 500 Years volume was lost after Henry VIII ordered the dissolution of the cathedral’s monasteryTue, 14 Aug 2018 17:33:56 +0000Rare Desert Pterosaur Fossil Discovered in Utah rare Triassic fossil is the most complete early pterosaur ever found, and gives new insight into the evolution of the first flying vertebratesTue, 14 Aug 2018 17:06:50 +0000Fog Sculptures Are Enshrouding Boston's Historic Parks Fujiko Nakaya brings five fog installations to life to mark the Emerald Necklace Conservancy's 20th anniversaryTue, 14 Aug 2018 14:26:57 +0000U.K. Heat Wave Triggers Rare Flamingos to Lay Eggs for the First Time in 15 Years of the eggs were fertile, but conservation officials have hatched a plan to encourage the flamingos to breed againMon, 13 Aug 2018 19:17:16 +0000Hundreds of Newly Found Poems Reveal the Devastation of the U.K.’s ‘Cotton Famine’ the American Civil War crippled England’s cotton industry, impoverished workers turned to poetry to convey their plightMon, 13 Aug 2018 19:11:05 +0000Laziness May Have Contributed to the Decline of Homo Erectus suggest early humans pursued “least-effort strategies” when crafting tools, collecting resources Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:21:40 +0000Algae and Coral Have Been BFFs Since the Dinosaur Age new study shows that the relationship between coral polyps and zooxanthellae that produces colorful coral reefs began 160 million years agoMon, 13 Aug 2018 17:07:46 +0000After 100 Years, Roald Amundsen's Polar Ship Returns to Norway<i>Maud</i>, which sunk in Arctic Canada in 1930, was floated across the Atlantic to its new home in a museum in VollenMon, 13 Aug 2018 16:20:23 +0000First US-Based World War II Master’s Degree Program Will Launch in January online graduate program is a collaboration between Arizona State University and the National World War II Museum in New OrleansMon, 13 Aug 2018 16:02:10 +0000Mysterious, Plant-Like Fossil May Have Been One of the Earliest Animals research suggests that soft-bodied organisms called Ediacarans may have been related to an animal of the Cambrian eraMon, 13 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +0000Citizen Scientists Show Black Widows Creeping North In Canada shows online observations can help researchers refine the range maps of many species overlooked by field biologistsMon, 13 Aug 2018 13:00:00 +0000Researcher Finds Earlier Birth Date for Langston Hughes has long been believed that the famed poet was born in 1902, but his name appears in newspaper articles from 1901Fri, 10 Aug 2018 18:24:04 +0000Did This Couple Steal a $160 Million de Kooning? Thanksgiving snapshot places Jerry and Rita Alter in Tucson, Arizona, just a day before the 1985 heistFri, 10 Aug 2018 17:34:05 +0000Greenland's Vikings Got Wealthy Off Walrus Tusks DNA study reveals how the Norse Greenlanders cornered the market on ivory in EuropeFri, 10 Aug 2018 16:59:40 +0000Why Humans Are the Only Primates Capable of Talking study suggests ape vocalizations vary according to neural abilities, not vocal anatomyFri, 10 Aug 2018 16:44:11 +0000This New Zealand Natural Wonder Is Probably Gone for Good new study reconfirms that the Pink and White Terraces were destroyed by a volcano in 1886 and can't be dug upFri, 10 Aug 2018 15:39:13 +0000A Unique Enzyme Gives Bermuda Fireworms Their Glow new study reveals the secret to the invertebrates’ dazzling mating ritual Thu, 09 Aug 2018 20:27:05 +0000Historian Asserts That Leonardo’s Assistant Painted Majority of 'Salvator Mundi' Oxford research fellow names Bernardino Luini as main artist, believes da Vinci only painted between five to 20 percent of the paintingThu, 09 Aug 2018 20:24:23 +0000Fire Closes Yosemite Valley Indefinitely and flames from the Ferguson Fire have closed the roads to the National Park's most popular attraction at the height of tourist seasonThu, 09 Aug 2018 18:28:22 +0000Why Roman Emperors Were More Likely to Be Assassinated During Droughts rainfall leads to poor harvests, starving troops, more mutinies and higher risk of regicideThu, 09 Aug 2018 17:00:10 +0000The Eruption on Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Is Simmering Down experts caution that violent activity could start again at any moment Wed, 08 Aug 2018 20:12:31 +0000Ocean Acidification Is Frying Fish's Sense of Smell the end of the century, the ocean is predicted to become two-and-a-half times more acidic, which is bad news for sea life.Wed, 08 Aug 2018 18:50:44 +0000Captured Elephants Die Up to Seven Years Sooner Than Those Bred in Captivity's wild-captured elephants exhibited median lifespan three to seven years shorter than that of captive-born creaturesWed, 08 Aug 2018 18:31:32 +0000Why This Year's Perseid Meteor Shower Promises to Be Especially Dazzling to the moon’s conspicuous absence, those looking up at peak viewing hours will see 60-70 shooting stars every hourWed, 08 Aug 2018 17:20:25 +0000What the Fox Genome Tells Us About Domestication only a few decades of domestic breeding, friendly foxes have social behavior woven into their genes Wed, 08 Aug 2018 15:40:29 +0000Scorched Earth from Ireland Fire Illuminates WWII-Era Sign site is one of more than 80 ‘Éire markings’ that proclaimed Ireland’s neutrality during the warWed, 08 Aug 2018 13:00:00 +0000A Memorial Sign to Emmett Till Was Defaced With Four Bullet Holes is the third time the marker of the African-American boy’s brutal torture and murder in Mississippi in 1955 has been vandalized Wed, 08 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000Meet the Fish That Grows Up in Just 14 Days turquoise killifish, which lives in ephemeral pools in Mozambique, progresses from embryo to sexual maturity faster than any other vertebrateWed, 08 Aug 2018 10:00:00 +0000Blood-Sucking Invasive Tick Species Spreading Across United States Asian long-horned tick has not yet been found to harbor deadly pathogens, but it poses serious risks to animalsTue, 07 Aug 2018 20:45:44 +0000Ten Picassos Discovered Amid Tehran Museum’s Hidden Collection of Western Art Picassos will be included in a major exhibition of works that have been held in storage since Iran’s 1979 revolutionTue, 07 Aug 2018 16:55:07 +0000Joël Robuchon, the World's Most Michelin-Starred Chef Who Transformed the Mashed Potato French chef turned the focus of fine cuisine toward simplicity and flavorTue, 07 Aug 2018 14:07:11 +0000Hospital Superbug May Be Developing Tolerance to Hand Sanitizers researchers have found that a strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is able to survive after being exposed to alcohol solutionsTue, 07 Aug 2018 13:03:20 +0000Why Small Dogs Go Above and Beyond to Mark Their Territory males tend to lift their legs at higher angles, perhaps to exaggerate size and competitive abilityTue, 07 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0000CO2 Levels Reached an 800,000-year High in 2017's just one of many sobering facts about our changing world in the "State of the Climate in 2017" report released late last weekMon, 06 Aug 2018 20:53:51 +0000Authorities Raze Ai Weiwei’s Beijing Studio contemporary art giant is known for his caustic criticism of the Chinese governmentMon, 06 Aug 2018 19:48:27 +0000New Virginia Monument Will Pay Tribute to Hundreds of Historic Women monument features 12 bronze statues and a wall etched with 400 additional names of women who played an important role in shaping Virginia's historyMon, 06 Aug 2018 18:42:06 +0000Birds Can Learn "Foreign" Languages to Stay Safe superb fairywren was able to learn a new alarm call just by listening to the warnings of other speciesMon, 06 Aug 2018 18:00:32 +0000Popcorn-Powered Robots? Get 'Em While They’re Hot! an attempt to harness the power of pop, researchers went against the grain to push the boundaries of this staple starchMon, 06 Aug 2018 17:36:02 +0000Why Did the Welsh Bury Their Dead at Stonehenge? suggests cremated remains found at the site belong to outsiders who may have brought stones from Welsh quarry, aided monument’s constructionMon, 06 Aug 2018 16:45:41 +0000After Being Stolen in Baby Stroller, Miss Helen the Shark Is Back at San Antonio Aquarium men and one woman are suspected of swiping Miss Helen in a planned heist Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:03:20 +0000New Semi-Autobiographical Hemingway Story Published"A Room On the Garden Side" was written in 1956 and takes place during the liberation of Paris in 1944Fri, 03 Aug 2018 19:55:19 +0000New York Public Library Acquires Unpublished Chapter of Malcolm X’s Autobiography public is just weeks away from being able to view these “lost” worksFri, 03 Aug 2018 19:01:34 +0000Have Researchers Unraveled the Six-Decade Mystery of a Kansas Museum Portrait? team believes it has identified the rightful artist behind ‘Mrs. Thomas Pelham,’ a nearly life-size portrait depicting an 18th-century aristocratFri, 03 Aug 2018 16:35:30 +0000Rare Home Movies Show the Private Lives of the Roosevelts 16mm film depicts the first couple picnicking, boating, and socializing with their friends, family and advisorsThu, 02 Aug 2018 20:24:43 +0000Did George Orwell Pick Up TB During the Spanish Civil War? new technique was able to pull tuberculosis bacteria and morphine residue from a letter the author sent in 1938, ten years befor his diagnosisThu, 02 Aug 2018 18:43:16 +0000An Australian City Beats Dengue Fever Using Special Mosquitoes has not been a case of the disease in Townsville for four years after the release of insects carrying a naturally occurring bacteriaThu, 02 Aug 2018 17:55:01 +0000Why Island Birds Have Bigger Brains Than Their Mainland Counterparts measured the brain sizes of 11,554 birds, including representatives of 110 island-dwelling species and 1,821 continental speciesThu, 02 Aug 2018 17:43:33 +0000This Year’s Fields Medal Winners Include a Kurdish Refugee and a 30-Year-Old Professor Scholze, Caucher Birkar, Alessio Figalli and Akshay Venkatesh named recipients of award often described as the Nobel Prize for mathematicsWed, 01 Aug 2018 19:58:16 +0000Death Valley Scorches Its Own Record for the Hottest Month in History averaged a blistering 108.1 degrees Fahrenheit for the month of JulyWed, 01 Aug 2018 19:37:25 +0000Statistics Offer Answer to Decades-Long Dispute Over Authorship of Beatles Hit say there is less than a one in 50 chance that Paul McCartney composed the melody of "In My Life"Wed, 01 Aug 2018 19:09:02 +0000The Science Behind California's "Fire Tornado" spinning mass of smoke filmed near Redding, California, is much taller, wider and lasted longer than average fire whirlsWed, 01 Aug 2018 19:02:41 +0000Lemurs Smear Bugs on Their Privates to Ward Off Infection up with orange goo from millipede guts might relieve infections, expel parasites in lemursWed, 01 Aug 2018 16:49:24 +0000New Map Chronicles Three Decades of Surface Mining in Central Appalachia data shows about 1.5 million acres of forest have been affected by surface and mountaintop mining since the 1970sWed, 01 Aug 2018 16:42:37 +0000These Chilean Mummies Were Buried in Mercury-Laced Red Clothing Cerro Esmeralda site, where two human sacrifices were buried, shows traces of cinnabar, a toxic pigmentWed, 01 Aug 2018 14:24:14 +0000Cologne Archaeologists Unearth Foundations of Germany’s Oldest Known Library library, which was built between 150 and 200 C.E., held an estimated 20,000 ancient scrollsTue, 31 Jul 2018 19:28:36 +0000World's Largest King Penguin Colony Suffers an 85 Percent Crash Morne du Tamaris Colony on Île aux Cochons has dropped from 2 million to 200,000 birds over 30 yearsTue, 31 Jul 2018 17:23:54 +000024,000 Documents Detailing Life of Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted Now Available Online includes journals, personal correspondence detailing development of Biltmore estate, U.S. Capitol grounds and the Chicago World's FairTue, 31 Jul 2018 15:55:25 +0000A New Exhibition Is Here to Spice Up Your Life you really, really, really wanna see it?Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:16:41 +0000Can Scientists Save an Endangered Marsupial by Breeding Out Its Taste for Poisonous Toads? northern quolls do not eat deadly cane toads. New research suggests their aversion is an inherited traitTue, 31 Jul 2018 14:13:00 +0000Remains of Tuskegee Airman Found in Austria and archaeologists have recovered the remains of distinguished flyer Lawrence E. Dickson whose plane crashed during a mission in 1944Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0000Introducing the Scutoid, Geometry's Newest Shape scutoid allows skin cells to remain packed tightly together even over curved surfacesMon, 30 Jul 2018 19:53:02 +0000Ancient Roundworms Allegedly Resurrected From Russian Permafrost cite possibility of ancient samples’ contamination by contemporary organismsMon, 30 Jul 2018 17:18:40 +0000Art, Science and Religion Blend in Exhibition Honoring Illustrator Orra White Hitchcock Orra’s paintings and drawings depict the natural world in colorful detailMon, 30 Jul 2018 13:30:02 +0000Why Gala Dalí—Muse, Model and Artist—Was More Than Just Salvador’s Wife exhibition draws on 315 artifacts to unravel the myths behind central surrealist figureMon, 30 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0000This Initiative Is Loaning Artwork Back to the Communities They're Most Associated With's National Portrait Gallery's 'Coming Home' initiative will loan portraits to the towns and cities most closely associated with their subjectsFri, 27 Jul 2018 19:38:36 +0000How the Scent of Angry Bees Could Protect Elephants new study shows elephants fear bee pheromones, and this fact could keep the pachyderms out of cropsFri, 27 Jul 2018 18:38:47 +0000Step Inside the World's First Intertidal Art Gallery the "Coralarium," the artwork in the Maldives contains almost 30 coral-covered sculptures that will change with the tidesFri, 27 Jul 2018 18:20:57 +0000Europe Applies Strict Regulations to CRISPR Crops court has ruled that plants modified with CRISPR technology are subject to the restrictions of the 2001 GMO DirectiveFri, 27 Jul 2018 17:22:29 +0000Black and Female Circus Artists Take Center Ring in New Museum Show “Circus! Show of Shows” at the U.K.’s Weston Park Museum reveals how the circus was shaped by diverse groups of performersFri, 27 Jul 2018 17:14:38 +0000Scientists Baked a "Fossil" in 24 Hours simulation could help researchers gain new insight into the fossilization process—without having to wait 10,000 yearsFri, 27 Jul 2018 14:14:09 +0000Black Panther Co-Founder Elbert "Big Man" Howard Dies at 80 was a key Panther organizer and played an important role in community activismThu, 26 Jul 2018 20:17:02 +0000Rosa Parks’ Detroit Home Is Now Up for Auction of the tiny home where the civil rights activist lived with 17 family members are expected to sell for between $1 and $3 millionThu, 26 Jul 2018 19:11:26 +0000Most of Mars' Dust Comes From One Place of the Medusae Fossae Formation has, over billions of years, likely covered the entire planet in 10 feet of volcanic dustThu, 26 Jul 2018 17:48:14 +0000Why a Female Duck Was Spotted with a Huge Brood of 76 Ducklings of it as ducky day careThu, 26 Jul 2018 15:13:15 +0000Library of Congress Puts Spotlight on 440 Snapshots Culled From Archive of 14 Million 300 of the images have been newly digitized, and 200 of these are free for public useThu, 26 Jul 2018 14:23:08 +0000Compelling Evidence Suggests There's a Liquid Lake Beneath Mars' Surface do the findings hold water?Wed, 25 Jul 2018 20:37:18 +0000Scientists Give New Particle Accelerator the Thumbs Up National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine endorses the $1 billion Electron-Ion ColliderWed, 25 Jul 2018 19:17:16 +00001,000-Year-Old Handprint From "Europe's Lost People" Discovered In Scotland mark was left by a Pictish coppersmith at Swandro, a site in the Orkney Islands that is quickly washing into the seaWed, 25 Jul 2018 18:01:38 +0000Sold: A Rare Copy of Ada Lovelace’s Groundbreaking Computer Algorithm manuscript includes Lovelace’s translation of an Italian paper, her copious notes and a formula that is often recognized as the first computer programWed, 25 Jul 2018 17:39:20 +0000‘Amazing Dragon’ Fossils Unearthed in China Rewrite Story of Long-Necked Dinosaurs dino family emerged 15 million years earlier than previously thoughtWed, 25 Jul 2018 17:03:33 +0000People Were Messing Around In Texas at Least 2,500 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought projectile points and other artifacts at the Gault Site date back 16,000 years ago or even earlier Wed, 25 Jul 2018 14:41:42 +0000Waves of Garbage Are Washing onto a Beach in the Dominican Republic trash was pushed onto Montesinos Beach by a recent storm, but environmentalists say the scene is becoming all the more commonTue, 24 Jul 2018 20:55:00 +0000Art Dealer Discovers Six Alleged Willem de Kooning Paintings in New Jersey Storage Locker labeled with artist's name were found among the 200 abandoned worksTue, 24 Jul 2018 19:50:25 +0000David Bowie’s First Studio Recording Discovered in a Bread Basket demo failed to impress recording executives in the early 1960sTue, 24 Jul 2018 18:40:37 +0000The Andromeda Galaxy Ate The Milky Way's Lost Sibling simulations show Andromeda absorbed the large galaxy M32p about 2 billion years ago Tue, 24 Jul 2018 18:09:08 +0000Claude Monet's Glazed Biscuit Kitty Cat Returns to the Artist's Home terracotta feline was believed to have gone missing after the death of Claude Monet's son MichelTue, 24 Jul 2018 17:19:09 +0000How the Wolf Spider’s Diet May Help Keep the Arctic Cool temperatures rise, the spider dines differently, resulting in a cascade of effects in the ArcticTue, 24 Jul 2018 17:16:42 +0000Construction on Rome’s Newest Subway Line Is Revealing a Trove of Ancient Treasures have unearthed 2,000-year-old barracks, a military commander’s home and thousands of artifactsTue, 24 Jul 2018 15:11:40 +0000Project to Create Opportunities for Artists Living in Conflict Zones Maps will stage exhibitions, talks and commissions for artists working in countries often overlooked by the Western marketMon, 23 Jul 2018 20:35:43 +0000See Yves Klein's Experimental Art Take Over the Palatial Blenheim Estate and sculptures rendered in Klein’s signature blue stand alongside Old Masters, 18th-century baroque stylingsMon, 23 Jul 2018 19:34:06 +0000Rare Footage Shows the Last Surviving Member of an Uncontacted Amazon Tribe man appears healthy, but like other indigenous people of Brazil, his way of life is in dangerMon, 23 Jul 2018 19:09:26 +0000Indigenous Peoples Manage One Quarter of the Globe, Which Is Good News for Conservation making up 5 percent of the world's population, indigenous peoples maintain large swathes of land, two-thirds of which are still in a natural stateMon, 23 Jul 2018 17:35:11 +0000New Clues About Why the Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley Sank emergency keel-block release suggests the crew did not panic, meaning they may have been incapacitated when the sub went downMon, 23 Jul 2018 16:15:47 +0000California Wine Shows Traces of Fukushima Fallout cabernet bottled after the 2011 disaster contains double the amount of pre-Fukushima radiation, researchers say levels pose no health riskMon, 23 Jul 2018 16:14:01 +0000Study Suggests Neanderthals Sparked Their Own Fire wear suggests our hominid cousins used flint and pyrite to unleash Prometheus' giftMon, 23 Jul 2018 14:41:22 +0000