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The Brains of Lost Fish Help Them Find Their Way Home, Reveals a Unique Study

Lost fish find their way home thanks to how their brains are wired, according to new research. The neuronal circuit evolved up to half a billion years ago—and could have been passed onto humans. It enables our slippery ancestors to get back on course, even after being swept away by fast flowing currents. The discovery […]

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Burning Out When Fighting Climate Change Is Your Job – The Cut

Photo: Jonathan Knowles/Getty Images I didn’t realize I’d hit the wall until it had shattered me. My exhaustion had seeped past my flesh, through my bones, and into my spirit. The muscles around my hips had hardened into stones, pulling…

Ancient Grammatical Puzzle That Has Baffled Scientists for 2,500 Years Solved by Cambridge University Student

A 27-year-old PhD scholar finally cracked the riddle which has defeated Sanskrit experts since the 5th Century BC—by decoding a rule taught by “the father of linguistics” Pāṇini. The discovery makes it possible to ‘derive’ any Sanskrit word—to construct millions of grammatically correct words including ‘mantra’ and ‘guru’—using Pāṇini’s revered ‘language machine’ which is widely […]

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Earliest Evidence of Modern Humans in Europe Dates back 65K years–After Jaw Bone is Discovered in Spain

A re-examination of a hominid jawbone found over 100 years ago in Spain may have just back-dated the presence of humans in Europe by an additional 25,000 years. Found in 1887 near a quarry in Banyoles, the bone was thought to belong to a neanderthal, who were known to inhabit the area before Homo sapiens. […]

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2-Million-Year-Old DNA Could Aid the Fight Against Climate Change – DISCOVER Magazine

According to a paper published in Nature, researchers recently found fragments of Ice Age DNA in sediment samples taken from northern Greenland. Tracing back to two million years ago, these fragments are a million years older than any others on…

Global Warming Essay for Students in English (Short and Long) – NVSHQ

Global Warming Essay: An essay is a piece of writing that focuses on a particular subject. Essay Writing has now become an important part of studies. Essay Writing has been added to the curriculum activity of the students. The reason…

Taming global warming through rewinding – Tatsat Chronicle

Every trick that has occurred to environmentalists, forest departments, governments and even the judiciary has been tried to regreen the surface of the earth and check environmental deterioration — be it planting more trees or curbing forest fires or cordoning…

Four students recount climate change’s impact on their lives – Harvard Gazette

Concentration: Environmental Science and Public Policy I live on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, in a very small town called Kahuku. Our population is 20,000. We have one stoplight. We used to have a gas station; now it’s in…

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