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Aztecs Used the Mountains to Create Sophisticated Farming Calendar that Even Accounted for Leap Years: Study

Without clocks or modern tools, ancient Mexicans watched the sun to maintain a farming calendar that precisely tracked seasons and even adjusted for leap years. In the early 16th century, the largest city in Spain had a population of less than 50,000, whereby in contrast the land the Spanish were on the verge of conquering […]

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Specific Gut Bacteria Extract More Energy Which Seems to be Associated with Obesity

Certain hyper-efficient microbe species in our guts could be the reason why some people gain weight and others don’t, proving once again how much influence the microbiota has in our lives. Unfair as it is, some of us seem to put on weight just by looking at a pizza while others can munch away with […]

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Work Set to Begin on Asteroid Hunting Observatory—NASA’s New Mission to Protect Earth from Disaster

A new space-based surveyor that will help catalog millions of near-Earth objects is now ready for budgeting and building after passing a rigorous technical review. This year NASA completed its first-ever mission organized entirely for the purpose of planetary defense, when the DART probe slammed into an asteroid to see if it could be redirected […]

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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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AOC’s New Climate Film Hits Iceberg, Sinks Into The Abyss

America, prepare for another Oscar-worthy performance from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. If you weren’t dropping a kidney stone or having a wisdom tooth extracted, I have an entertainment suggestion for you. Now playing in theaters across the frozen plain is an AOC’s…

Mitigating Global Warming While Boosting the World Economy – Reasons to Believe

As I noted in last week’s Today’s New Reason to Believe1 and explained in an article posted last January,2 marine temperature proxy measurements leave no doubt that global warming over the past 75 years is real. The global mean temperature…

Minister outlines major update to Australian environmental laws and the EPBC Act by end of 2023

Photo: Tanya Plibesek speech Australia: Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek announces formal response to the Independent Review of Australia’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.   “At the heart of our reform is a conceptual shift. When we reform our environmental…

Meet the Professor Leading Local Climate Change Education – Washingtonian

Even if you did know the address of Ed Maibach’s office, you could walk right past it without a second thought. It’s in an anonymous-­looking building in a perfectly ordinary stretch of the Virginia suburbs. The indistinct setting suits Maibach,…

Parking lots are becoming as important as cars in climate change efforts – CNBC

Vcg | Visual China Group | Getty Images It’s not just cars that will be going through energy transition in the years ahead. The parking lots where EVs recharge are a growing focus of construction efforts linked to climate change…

Australian Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen delivers first annual climate statement in 2022

The Annual climate change statement to Federal Parliament was delivered on the 1st December by Chris Bowen, the Minister for Climate change and Energy. It is the first annual statement as mandated under the Climate Act (2022). The speech outlines…

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