DNA in dirt can reveal where human ancestors lived
When you want to know where humans have lived, you typically look for direct signs like bones or buildings. But that's not always easy, especially with hominid ancestors who...
5 hours ago - Engadget - 3 articles
Ancient Human DNA Found in Cave Dirt
Scientists uncovered genetic traces of Neanderthals and Denisovans by screening cave dirt for DNA. Christopher Intagliata reports.
2 days ago - Scientific American - 2 articles
Secret Lives of Animals
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Gut Microbes Help Keep Starved Flies Fecund
Microbes living in the guts of fruit flies appear to influence the flies' food choice-and promote egg production, even under a nutrient-poor diet. Christopher Intagliata reports.
4 days ago - Scientific American
Scientists Brew Up the Creepiest Batches of Brain Balls Yet
Stem cell scientists are modern day witches.
4 days ago - Wired
Dog Family Tree Reveals Hidden History of Canine Diversity
Genetic map showing how breeds are related provides a wealth of information about origins
4 days ago - Scientific American - 4 articles
Selective Breeding Molds Foxes Into Pets
Evolutionary biologist Lee Dugatkin talks about the six-decade Siberian experiment with foxes that has revealed details about domestication in general.
5 days ago - Scientific American
How Gut Bacteria Tell Their Hosts What to Eat
By suppressing or increasing cravings, microbes help the brain decide what foods the body “needs”
5 days ago - Scientific American - 2 articles
Cross-Cultural Evidence for the Genetics of Homosexuality
Mexico's third gender sheds light on the biological correlates of sexual orientation.
5 days ago - Scientific American
80-Year-Old 'Viable' Anthrax Strain Debunked Using Advanced Genomic Sequencing
NewsThe current study helps debunk the claim that a World War I biological weapon containing anthrax-causing spores was still viable 80 years later. Contributed Author...
5 days ago - R&D Magazine
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Gig, a new car-sharing app created by the emergency roadside assistance service AAA rolled out to the Bay Area today. The startup comes out of A3 Ventures, AAA's venture arm...
MPs want tech giants to pay the police to find antisemitic and neo-Nazi...
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If you really want to show off your DIY skills, Arduino projects can be useful, beautiful, and downright impressive. Unfortunately, some also require some serious skill. Check...
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With Call of Duty: WWII on the horizon, here are the best games ever to grace the blockbuster shooter franchise.
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If you're eying up Samsung's latest curved beauty, but you're also tempted by an old-school BlackBerry keyboard, then you might need some help choosing between the Galaxy S8...
After Math: Keeping it 100
As America's least likeable plutocrat rounds out his first 100 days in office, we're taking a look at other centennial achievements from the world of technology. Google and...
Acer Holo 360 is an Android camera with phone capabilities
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SpaceX's first military satellite launch delayed one day
Sunday morning was the scheduled time for SpaceX‘s latest Falcon 9 launch, where it would carry out its first mission for the US military, but the rocket company was forced...
Season 5 of ‘Orange is the New Black' has been hacked and released
After eagerly anticipating the release of Netflix's hit Orange is the New Black for months, our waiting has come to a rather anticlimactic end as a hacker named The Dark...
All The Big PC Exclusives to Play in 2017
From massive multiplayer shooters to nostalgic platformers, here are the biggest games you can play only on PC this year.