This week in Science News, the discovery of human jawbone fragments in the „cave of the apes” pushed our understanding of human evolution even further back. Discovered deep inside a cave in Laos, viz A wise man Arrived in Southeast Asia 86,000 years ago. We also learned that the 3.2-million-year-old human ancestor „Lucy” had massive leg muscles to stand upright and climb trees. The finding bolsters a growing consensus among researchers Australopithecus afarensis – An extinct species that Lucy belongs to – He walked upright rather than hunched like a chimpanzee.
In the most recent human history – about 3,000 years ago – we found a large tomb. Bronze Age burials near Stonehenge and an „octagonal” sword Well protected it shines. We may have finally made out what is depicted in some of them Mysterious rock art painted by indigenous people.
From space, astronomers Only got their second „World of Tatooine”. An exoplanet orbiting multiple Suns in the same star system also observes a collapsed star Turns into a gigantic diamond before their eyes.
In health news, the gold standard clinical trial says just that „Revived” hearts We report an unusual case study of two children who could be successfully transplanted, expanding the donor pool, while simultaneously developing insatiable appetite and severe obesity. Due to rare genetic mutations.
Finally, things that fascinate us from the natural world, such as invention How photosynthesis begins in plantsErupting Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii Spit “vog,” and the endangered Masai giraffes will destroy themselves. Still, it was a gut-wrenching video A deer that eats a snake We couldn’t take our eyes off it – why on earth does it do this?
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Nebulae, centers of star birth and the products of stellar extinction, explode and transform with light and color as the stellar life cycle unfolds within them. These giant clouds of dust and gas that fill the interstellar space have long fascinated observers with their pristine beauty. This week we chose 25 Most Breathtaking Nebulas in the Universe.
After making waves in 2019 with its eight-episode first season, „Our Planet” is back with second episodes that will take viewers around the world to learn about animal species and how they thrive and survive. Available exclusively to stream on Netflix, here’s everything you need to know about the series Where can you see it?.
And if you want a little taste of what „Our Planet II” has to offer, check out this video A cannibalistic crab devours baby grublets.
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