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1.9 million-year-old pelvis, thigh bones change perspective on human evolution

Provided by Nathan Hurst, University of Missouri-Columbia Recently released research on human evolution has revealed that species of early human ancestors had significant differences in facial features. Now, a University of Missouri researcher and her international team of colleagues have…

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VIDEO: These walls pee back on drunk Germans

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Residents of Hamburg, Germany, are pissed off about people pissing on buildings in the party quarter known as St. Pauli, so they’re doing something about it – coating some of the walls with a…

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Space camera will help detect skin cancer on Earth

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Space-based cameras originally designed to combat famine in Africa by monitoring vegetation are being adapted to help detect diseases such as skin cancer, the ESA announced on Friday. The Proba-V vegetation-scanning satellite’s high-speed camera…

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LSD could treat depression, claims researcher

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Could psychoactive drugs such as LSD be an effective treatment for alcoholism and depression? One UK professor believes so, and he’s asking for your help in funding his research. As reported Wednesday by The…

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Researchers looking to ‘break physics’ with LHC Run Two

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - @ParkstBrett Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland have found through their experiments that theories surrounding particle physics have held up well so far – and that’s the problem. Just days…

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Hunters discover 10,000-year-old wooly rhino carcass in Siberia

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Usually, a group of hunters posing for photos next to the remains of a deceased animal is viewed in a negative light by conservationists, but when those individuals have just discovered a one-of-a-kind 10,000…

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Israel wants to enter commercial space market

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Israel is looking to build upon its military and defense industry expertise to gain a foothold in the burgeoning commercial space market, and the country hopes to move beyond its current focus on spy…

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Microsoft co-founder finds sunken WWII battleship

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck After searching for eight years, an expedition funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has found one of the largest and most technologically advanced battleships in naval history, a World War II-era Japanese vessel that…

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Genghis Khan’s military base discovered in southwest Mongolia

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck The ruins of a 13th century military outpost believed to have belonged to Genghis Khan has reportedly been located by a team of Japanese and Mongolian archaeologists. According to io9, the discovery of the base…

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Fossil jaw pushes human origins back 400,000 years

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers from the US, UK, and Africa have discovered a new lower jawbone in Ethiopia that pushes back the arrival of the genus Homo on that continent by nearly one-half million years, all but…