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Fists ‘helped shape the human face’, Study

Fists 'helped shape the human face', Study

The human face evolved to withstand being hit by a fist, two University of Utah researchers contend, expanding on their controversial theory that human hands evolved to punch. A protruding jaw, a thick brow ridge above the eyes, robust bones around the nose and upper jaw and large molars and premolars are defining characteristics of early human ancestors examined by ... Read More »

UK : ‘UFO Sighting’ in Wales

UK : 'UFO Sighting' in Wales

A paranormal investigator has appealed for witnesses on Facebook after a possible UFO sighting in Wales. Gavin Davies spotted an unidentified cluster of lights in the sky over Haverfordwest in Wales on Thursday evening. The Paranormal Chronicles website editor described the object as fast moving, with one larger bright light with two smaller lights around it and was heading east. Read More »

Rats shown to feel regret over bad decisions, Study

Rats shown to feel regret over bad decisions, Study

Researchers have revealed that rats too show regret, a cognitive behavior that once thought to be uniquely and fundamentally human. To measure the cognitive behavior of regret, A. David Redish, Ph.D., a professor of neuroscience in the University of Minnesota Department of Neuroscience, and Adam Steiner, a graduate student in the Graduate Program in Neuroscience, who led the study, started ... Read More »

Researchers Want Robots to Mimic Human Brain

Researchers Want Robots to Mimic Human Brain

Robots are good at computational tasks like playing chess, figuring out bus routes or solving math problems, for example. But ask them to walk, talk or recognize everyday objects, and things quickly fall apart, researchers say. An emerging field known as of “neurobiological robotics” is looking for unique human or animal abilities that can be copied, turned into software, and ... Read More »

Scientists Race to Save Coral in Miami

Scientists Race to Save Coral in Miami

A group of scientists is in Biscayne Bay on an urgent mission to save as many corals as it can before the marine creatures are destroyed as part of an underwater excavation of Miami’s shipping channel. The channel — set to be deepened Saturday — is home to a living coral reef, according to NPR. Read More »

Giant Asteroid nicknamed Beast to fly past Earth June 8

Giant Asteroid nicknamed Beast to fly past Earth June 8

A gigantic asteroid nicknamed ‘The Beast’ is expected to fly by Earth on Sunday, June 8. The asteroid 2014 HQ124 is roughly the size of a football stadium, reports Space.com. It has no chance of hitting Earth. The Beast will pass by Earth at about 3.2 lunar distances. Lunar distance is the distance between Earth and moon, which measures 238,855 ... Read More »