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Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 2-11-2011 | 8 comments
It is thought that our distant ancestors started walking on the ground up to 4.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 2-5-2011 | 22 comments
The answer is most likely 'no' however its exact path may be more complicated than previously thought.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 5-29-2010 | 14 comments
Fossil fragments have been found of Homo gautengensis, the oldest known genus of the human species.
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 11-9-2009 | 3 comments
NASA's Messenger spacecraft has returned data revealing several things previously unknown about the nearest planet to the sun, including an abundance of mineral...
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 2-1-2009 | 0 comments
A distant Jupiter-like planet on an eccentric orbit swings so close to its parent star that its temperature spikes by about 1,260 degrees Fahrenheit (682 degree...
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 10-3-2008 | 1 comment
A space probe is headed for a second swing past Mercury to pick up a gravitational boost and eventually become the first spacecraft to orbit the closest planet ...
Category: Metaphysics & Psychology | Posted on 6-28-2008 | 2 comments
A wiry man in his late 30s hangs near the top of a 40-foot wall, the toes of his climbing shoes barely gripping the sheer face.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 11-23-2007 | 0 comments
The evolution of our earliest human ancestors was driven by wild swings in eastern Africa's ancient climate, scientists claim today.
Category: Ancient Mysteries | Posted on 1-21-2007 | 2 comments
A retired navy man's musings on riding a backyard swing as a young boy gave him the idea for an invention that he says can explain one of histories enduring mys...
Category: Space & Astronomy | Posted on 11-21-2006 | 0 comments
A Russian cosmonaut is preparing to hit a golf ball during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS).