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Technological and cultural innovations amongst early humans not sparked by climate change

Posted by External 14 days ago General
https://www.sciencedaily.com — Environmental records obtained from archaeological sites in South Africa's southern Cape suggest climate may not have been directly linked to cultural and technological innovations of Middle Stone Age humans in southern Africa after all. Read More
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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Catch Alzheimer's Early

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http://feedproxy.google.com — By applying artificial intelligence algorithms to MRI brain scans, researchers have developed a way to automatically distinguish between patients with Alzheimer's and two early forms of dementia that can be precursors to the memory-robbing disease. Read More
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Philly's Poo: Old Toilets Reveal Early America's Secret History 

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A routine archaeological investigation in the heart of Philadelphia produced stunning artifacts from 300-year-old toilets. Read More
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Night-time light pollution causes spring to come early

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Human use of artificial light is causing spring to come at least a week early in the UK, researchers have found. The findings provide important information for those in charge of lighting levels, such as local councils, and point to the need for further research into the impact of different light quality and the specific wavelengths of light generated by different lighting types. Read More
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Early bird wings preserved in Burmese amber

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Thousands of remarkable fossil birds from the time of the dinosaurs have been uncovered in China. However, most of these fossils are flattened in the rock, even though they commonly preserve fossils. Read More
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Early arrival gives bluebirds an edge in keeping nest sites

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Finders, keepers: Mountain Bluebirds are more likely to defend nest cavities against competition from other birds such as swallows if they get there first, but climate change may disrupt the migratory timing that lets them beat their rivals to the punch, according to new research. Read More
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Ice age bison fossils shed light on early human migrations in North America

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Scientists using evidence from bison fossils have determined when an ice-free corridor opened up along the Rocky Mountains during the late Pleistocene. The corridor has been considered a potential route for human and animal migrations between the far north (Alaska and Yukon) and the rest of North America, but when and how it was used has long been uncertain. Read More
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Early farmers from across Europe were direct descendants of Aegeans

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Paleogeneticists have shown that early farmers from across Europe have an almost unbroken trail of ancestry leading back to the Aegean. Read More
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Early use of 'hurricane hunter' data improves hurricane intensity predictions

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Data collected via airplane when a hurricane is developing can improve hurricane intensity predictions by up to 15 percent, according to researchers who have been working to put the new technique into practice. Read More
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Atmosphere of Early Earth May Have Been Half As Thick As Today

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Bubbles in ancient Australian lava reveal that the early Earth's atmosphere might have been half as thick as it is today, scientists say. Read More
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As exposure to chemical rises, so does risk of ending breastfeeding early

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — In a new study of hundreds of Cincinnati moms, higher levels of exposure to the common industrial chemical PFOA were linked to a greater likelihood of ending breastfeeding by three months. Read More
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