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Amber lump offers rare glimpse of ancient sea life

Amber ammonite offers rare glimpse of ancient sea life

The discovery of a 100-million-year-old ammonite—a distant relative of modern squid and octopuses—in amber is significant and surprising, researchers say. Scientists say the lump of...
Ancient supernovae prompted human ancestors to walk upright

Ancient supernovae prompted human ancestors to walk upright

Supernovae bombarded Earth with cosmic energy starting as many as 8 million years ago, with a peak some 2.6 million years ago. This initiated an...
This prehistoric burial mound used for 2,000 years

This prehistoric burial mound re-used for 2,000 years

Researchers have found evidence that an unremarkable prehistoric burial mound near Bordeaux, in southwest France, was re-used by locals for around 2,000 years. The researchers...
Human ancestors could live on the ground, not just on trees

Human ancestors could live on the ground, not just on trees

In a new study, a scientist has discovered that human ancestors could live on the ground, not just on trees. He found that African apes...
Scientists discover family graves in European Stone Age

Scientists discover family graves in European Stone Age

In a new study, researchers have discovered family graves in the European Stone Age. They found the kin relationships among Stone Age individuals buried in...
Scientists discover remains of new species of early human

Scientists discover remains of new species of early human

In a new study, scientists have discovered the remains of a new species of human in the Philippines. The findings show that the region was...
Scientists find biggest Tyrannosaurus rex in the world

Scientists find biggest Tyrannosaurus rex in the world

In a new study, scientists have discovered the world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex. They also found the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The research was...
This 520 million-year-old fossil show origins of comb jellies

This 520 million-year-old fossil shows origins of comb jellies

In a new study, researchers discover a half-a-billion-year-old fossil. The new fossil shows comb jellies have a strong resemblance with other sea-floor dwelling creatures. The discovery...
Ancient DNA shows no human population is pure

Ancient DNA shows no human population is pure

Recent studies have shown that examining ancient DNA could provide important insights into human history. In recent research from Harvard Medical School, researchers found with...
Climate change may have contributed to the decline of this ancient city

Climate change may have contributed to the decline of this ancient city

In a new study, researchers found climate change may have contributed to the decline of Cahokia. Cahokia was a famous prehistoric city near present-day St....

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...