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Archaeologists discover remains of 9 Neanderthals near Rome

May 8, 2021Updated: May 8, 2021 1:43 p.m. 1of8This image released by the Italian Culture Ministry shows a cave near Rome where fossil findings were discovered, shedding new light on how the Italian peninsula was populated and under what environmental conditions. The Italian Culture Ministry announced the discovery Saturday, May 8, 2021, saying it confirmed that…

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Entomologists Discover New Species of Trap-Jaw Ant in Ecuador

Entomologists from the Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, the Georgia Museum of Natural History, and the Technical University of Darmstadt have discovered a new species in the ant genus Strumigenys living in the evergreen tropical forests of Ecuador. Head of Strumigenys ayersthey in full-face view. Image credit: Booher & Hoenle, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.1036.62034. Ecuador…

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Archaeologists find mysterious monument hidden in plain sight

ByTom ClynesPublished April 16, 2021• 7 min readTo the naked eye—and on archeologists’ maps—it looked like just another hill amid the undulating landscape of Tikal, the ancient Maya city-state in the lowlands of northern Guatemala. But when researchers zoomed in on an aerial image made with laser scanning equipment called LiDAR (short for “Light Detection…

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Archaeologists Discover ‘Lost Golden City’ in Egypt

An international team of archaeologists has uncovered a 3,300-year-old city in the southern province of Luxor in Egypt. The 3,300-year-old ruins of Aten in Egypt. Image credit: Zahi Hawass Center for Egyptology. The first remnants of the ancient city, known as Aten, were uncovered in September 2020 by a team led by Egyptian archaeologist Dr.…

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Dublin to discover Euro 2020 fate when UEFA makes host city decision on April 19

UEFA will decide on April 19 whether Dublin can proceed as a Euro 2020 host city this summer.The Irish capital is due to host three group games and one last-16 tie but on Wednesday the Football Association of Ireland said it could not provide UEFA with assurances on fan numbers as it continues to deal…

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Astronomers Discover Two Very Distant Double Quasars

The two newly-discovered pairs of quasars, J0749+2255 and J0841+4825, existed 10 billion years ago and resided in the cores of merging galaxies, according to a team of astronomers from the United States and Japan. This artist’s conception shows the brilliant light of two quasars residing in the cores of two galaxies that are in the…

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Astronomers Discover Three New Galaxy Clusters

As part of the Clusters Hiding in Plain Sight (CHiPS) survey, astronomers have discovered three new galaxy cluster candidates and confirmed two of them: CHIPS 1356-3421 and CHIPS 1911+4455. This Hubble image shows the galaxy cluster CHIPS1911+4455. Image credit: NASA / ESA / Hubble Heritage Team. In 2012, MIT astronomer Michael McDonald and colleagues discovered…

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Researchers discover a novel cell-to-cell communication network that helps tumors regrow following treatment

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the fight against cancers, activating mutations in the RAS family of genes stand in the way of finding viable treatment options. Now, scientists at the University of Missouri and Yale University have discovered that one of these mutations—oncogenic RAS or RASV12—is also responsible for the regrowth of cancer cells following…

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Scientists discover new hereditary disease which delays brain development in children

Scientists have discovered a new genetic disease, which causes some children’s brains to develop abnormally, resulting in delayed intellectual development and often early onset cataracts. The majority of patients with the condition, which is so new it doesn’t have a name yet, were also microcephalic, a birth defect where a baby’s head is smaller than…