Archaeologists Reveal The Face Of A 75,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Woman

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Around 200,000 years ago, a group of ancient humans called Neanderthals or Homo neanderthalensis lived in Eurasia (Europe and Asia). But they mysteriously became extinct around 40,000 years ago and were replaced by Homo sapiens or modern-day humans. Researchers have studied Neanderthals’ physical appearance and found that they are similar to humans. However, they have […]

Why Are These Baby Emperor Penguins Jumping From A 50-foot Cliff?

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For the first time, experts have captured video footage of emperor penguin chicks jumping off a cliff in Antarctica. This “never-before-seen” footage was recorded using a drone in January 2024.  The video shows around 700 fledglings gathering on top of an ice shelf about 50 feet above the ocean and taking their first swim in […]

World’s First Genetically-Edited Pig Kidney Transplanted Into A Living Person

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For decades, scientists have been studying the possibility of transplanting animal organs into humans to improve and save people’s lives, especially those in need of organ transplants. This procedure, known as xenotransplantation, involves transferring living cells, tissues, or organs from animals to humans. Although it has been a topic of debate, many people also want […]

Why Do Bees Have Queens?

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Did you know that honeybees are important for our ecosystem’s survival? They help pollinate plants that produce food for us and many animals. Without them, our ecosystem could collapse. So, we owe them a lot! But have you ever wondered how they work together to keep their colony safe? Honeybees live in hives with a […]

The Drinking Bird Could Soon Be the Key to Clean Energy To Power Your Gadgets

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Have you ever seen a drinking bird toy? It’s made of two glass bulbs connected by a glass tube. The bottom bulb is filled with a highly volatile liquid, methylene chloride. On the other hand, the top bulb is shaped like a bird’s head with a beak and a decorative top hat covered with a […]

A 13-Year-Old Experiment Proves Archimedes’ “Death Ray” Invention Is Possible

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Archimedes was a well-known scientist and mathematician who made important inventions and scientific contributions. Among them was the “Death Ray,” sometimes called the heat ray, a powerful device that could use the sun’s power through mirrors to destroy enemy ships.  It’s believed that Archimedes used this invention to burn Roman ships during the Siege of […]

Astronomers Find Universe’s Brightest Object With a Black Hole That Eats a Sun a Day

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Listen up, space enthusiasts! Here’s another record-breaking news I’m pretty sure you’d LOVE. Did you know that the brightest possible object ever in the universe was discovered by astronomers? Yes. You read that right! Scientists at the Australian National University discovered the brightest object in the universe, called a quasar, was found to be hiding […]

How Is Snow Made?

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When we hear about winter, the first thing we most likely associate with it is snow. Imagine the ground blanketed in white, fluffy cold ice crystals. And when you also try to catch the snow fluttering down the sky, you’ll notice each snowflake with unique patterns.  You’ll also see people shoveling, hear the crunch of […]

New Haptic Suit Technology Which Allows Deaf People to Feel Music

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Music is an important part of our daily lives, and it’s hard to imagine a world without it. It’s an art form that can stir emotions, move us, and bring people together. Whether it’s the lyrics that resonate with us, the melodies that calm us, or the beats that make us want to dance, music […]

Scholars Use AI To Decipher Ancient Scroll Burned During Mount Vesuvius Eruption

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The Herculaneum Papyri is considered one of the most important archaeological discoveries since it’s the only surviving library from the ancient world.  It was discovered in 1752 and contains a collection of Greek philosophical texts written on papyrus scrolls. Over 1,800 papyrus scrolls were buried and burned for centuries under layers of volcanic ash and […]

Scientists Propose A Giant Space Sun Shield To Help Combat Global Warming

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For more than 100 years, scientists have been studying global warming and its disastrous effects, one of our planet’s most critical issues.  From heat waves, severe storms and flooding, and increased drought to changing weather patterns, melting glaciers and warming oceans, rising sea levels, loss of species, and even health risks, these catastrophic effects of […]

Drone May Have Captured The First Image Of A Newborn Great White Shark

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Would you believe me if I told you that until recently, no one had ever seen a newborn baby shark alive in the wild? Believe it or not, no one had been able to identify where they were born before. Humans have only seen adult great whites; newborns were always a mystery. But on July […]

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails? This Might Be The Real Reason

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Have you ever noticed how your dogs (if you have pets at home) always seem to wag their tails? Let’s be honest. It’s one of the most adorable behaviors of dogs; you can particularly see it when you come home or when your dog spots another furry companion. But have you ever wondered why they […]

What Happened To The Largest Primate Species Ever To Inhabit The Earth?

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Have you ever heard of the largest primate species to ever exist?  Meet the Gigantopithecus blacki, the giant ape that roamed southeast Asia 2 million to 300,000 years ago. This ancient primate stood up to 10 feet tall (3 meters) and weighed over 440 to 660 pounds (200–300 kg), approximately three to four times a […]

The Psychology of Comfort Foods: Why We Crave Certain Foods When Stressed or Sad

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Have you ever found yourself craving your favorite comfort food when you’re down or stressed?  If you have, don’t worry. You’re not alone. We’ve all been there. I do, too! Maybe it’s eating a slice of pizza or two, a big bowl of creamy pasta, a bag of chips, or hearty chicken noodle soup. Perhaps […]

Where Does Oil Come From? The Myth About Fossil Fuels and Dinosaurs Debunked

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Oil is an important resource that you can see everywhere around us. It plays an essential part in the quality of our lives, and it’s hard to imagine a world without it.  From transportation and heating, to electricity and manufacturing essential products for our daily routine, like household appliances, computers, plastics, paint, and cosmetics, the […]