News Articles – April 12 2014

News Articles

Paleontology, Evolution and Prehistoric Studies

Scientists Unravel One Of The Keys To Life On Earth — And It’s Right Beneath Your Feet

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/scientists-unravel-one-keys-life-152700366.html

Ancient shrimp-like animals had ‘modern’ hearts and blood vessels

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-ancient-shrimp-like-animals-modern-hearts.html

Bee fossils provide rare glimpse into Ice Age environment

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/04/11/bee-fossils-provide-rare-glimpse-into-ice-age-environment/?cmpid=app_pulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Serbia experts use heavy machinery to move mammoth

http://www.pulse.me/ap/460bd74d3dc84a259396e8131f1237a1?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Human ‘missing link’ fossils may be jumble of species

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229643.200-human-missing-link-fossils-may-be-jumble-of-species.html?utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=SOC&utm_campaign=facebookgoogletwitter&cmpid=SOC%7CNSNS%7C2012-GLOBAL-facebookgoogletwitter#.U0k6EdjD_IV

Farming Changed Human Bones, Suggests Study

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/03012014/article/farming-changed-human-bones-suggests-study

The real flood: Submerged prehistory

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2014/the-real-flood-submerged-prehistory

14,000 year old flint tools: Earliest human occupation of Scotland

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/04/2014/14000-year-old-flint-tools-from-earliest-human-occupation-of-scotland

Tree of bird life could solve Noah’s Ark problem

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129623.300-tree-of-bird-life-could-solve-noahs-ark-problem.html#.U0k2I9jD_IU

New find challenges ‘simple’ Australian artefacts assumption

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-simple-australian-artefacts-assumption.html

Digitising cave art will prevent it being lost forever

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229644.500-digitising-cave-art-will-prevent-it-being-lost-forever.html#.U0k1xdjD_IU

Extinct carnivorous marsupial may have hunted prey larger than itself

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-04/p-ecm040314.php

Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-04/uoy-rsn040914.php

Study confirms that Neanderthals and humans got it on

http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/8/5593856/study-confirms-neanderthals-humans-interbreeding

How a Single Act of Evolution Nearly Wiped Out All Life on Earthhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-single-act-evolution-nearly-wiped-out-all-life-earth-180950341/?no-ist

History

If Jesus Never Called Himself God, How Did He Become One?

http://www.npr.org/2014/04/07/300246095/if-jesus-never-called-himself-god-how-did-he-become-one?utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=npr&utm_campaign=nprnews&utm_content=04072014

One million buried in mass graves on forbidden New York island- Video

http://news.msn.com/videos/?ap=True&videoid=636ea8cb-c92d-47e6-a314-7cd685f3a4ec&ocid=newssocial

History knows many searches akin to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/05/us/mankinds-great-searches-malaysia-airlines-plane/index.html?sr=fb040614searches12p

The riddle of the Voynich Manuscript

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26881734#?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Rwanda observes 20th anniversary of genocide amid new tensionshttp://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2014/04/06/Rwanda-observes-20th-anniversary-of-genocide-amid-new-tensions/1761396801748/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Germany, heir reach accord on Nazi-looted art stash

http://news.yahoo.com/rival-claim-staked-matisse-nazi-looted-art-stash-005439840.html

Meet The Three Female Medical Students Who Destroyed Gender Norms A Century Ago

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/08/19th-century-women-medical-school_n_5093603.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

The leaps of faith that saved a brave few from Auschwitz’s horrors: New study reveals how hundreds of Jews used desperate means to jump from Nazi trains

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/the-leaps-of-faith-that-saved-a-brave-few-from-auschwitzs-horrors-new-study-reveals-how-hundreds-of-jews-used-desperate-means-to-jump-from-nazi-trains-9247056.html

Challenge to Titanic sinking theory

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-26956746#FBM357889

6 Things You Should Know About Napoleon

http://www.history.com/news/6-things-you-should-know-about-napoleon?cmpid=Social_Facebook_Hith_04112014_3

State Dept. urges New York, Maryland to pull Holocaust legislationhttp://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2014/04/10/State-Dept-urges-New-York-Maryland-to-pull-Holocaust-legislation/9711397157162/?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

‘Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ likely isn’t a modern forgery, scientists claim

http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/10/5600450/papyrus-gospel-of-jesus-wife-likely-wasnt-forged-scientists-claim

Archaeology

Satellite technology will be used to improve management of the archeological part at the ancient Roman ruins of Pompeii

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/04/04/satellites-monitor-pompeii-site

Group hunts Pacific jungles for remains of WWII fighters, planes

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/04/03/group-hunts-pacific-jungles-for-remains-wwii-fighters-planes/?intcmp=latestnews

Two Islamic-Era Settlements Unearthed in Qatar

http://www.archaeology.org/news/2024-140411-qatar-islamic-settlements

Archaeologists Return to Oklahoma’s Spiro Mounds

http://www.archaeology.org/news/2023-140411-oklahoma-prehistoric-structure

4,500-year-old boat among Viking artifacts hoard discovered in Galwayhttp://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/4500-year-old-boat-among-Viking-artefacts-hoard-discovered-in-Galway.html#ixzz2yVCZ11k1&f

Roman Imperial Port Facilities Emerge Under Archaeological Investigation

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/03012014/article/roman-imperial-port-facilities-emerge-under-archaeological-investigation

Remnants of Sailendra dynasty allegedly found

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/04/09/remnants-sailendra-dynasty-allegedly-found.html

A single tooth can tell a lot about ancient people

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2014/04/06/a-single-tooth-can-tell-a-lot-about-ancient-people.html

Researcher Suggests Famous Ancient Inca Monumental Complex Exhibits Astronomical Values

http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/03012014/article/researcher-suggests-famous-ancient-inca-monumental-complex-exhibits-astronomical-values

Researcher dives into archaeology’s next frontier

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-archaeology-frontier.html

Developer to Preserve Ancient Tequesta Village In Heart Of Miami

http://www.npr.org/2014/04/08/300518603/developer-to-preserve-ancient-tequesta-village-in-heart-of-miami?sc=tw

Egyptology

Ancient Egyptian Mummy Found With Brain but No Heart

http://www.livescience.com/44644-ancient-egyptian-mummy-has-no-heart.html

Rare sarcophagus, Egyptian scarab found in Israel

http://news.yahoo.com/rare-sarcophagus-egyptian-scarab-found-israel-143008407.html

Egyptian Salafist scholar calls for the destruction of “Pyramids and Sphinx”

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Egyptian-Salafist-scholar-calls-for-the-destruction-of-Pyramids-and-Sphinx-26340.html

General Science

Wi-Fi speeds are about to triple

http://money.cnn.com/2014/04/04/technology/innovation/qualcomm-wifi/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

U.S. Navy testing more sophisticated pilotless helicopters

http://news.msn.com/science-technology/us-navy-testing-more-sophisticated-pilotless-helicopters?ocid=fbmsnnews

Navy’s newest weapon kills at seven times the speed of sound

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/navys-newest-weapon-kills-at-seven-times-the-speed-of-sound/

70 Mbps Wi-Fi connections are coming to planes near you next year

http://www.dvice.com/2014-4-8/70-mbps-wi-fi-connections-are-coming-planes-near-you-next-year?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

Navy unveils new program to create drone-like autonomous aircraft

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/04/06/new-technology-to-enable-navy-drones-to-choose-flight-paths-landing-sites/?cmpid=app_pulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Keeping Robots In Line With The Law

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/06/299889188/keeping-robots-in-line-with-the-law?sc=tw

DARPA is turning old drones from Iraq into flying Wi-Fi hotspots

http://www.dvice.com/2014-4-11/darpa-turning-old-drones-iraq-flying-wi-fi-hotspots?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Physics, Earth and Space Sciences

Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Is Now a Top Candidate for Life

http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/saturns-moon-enceladus-now-top-candidate-life?src=SOC&dom=fb

Wanna Build a Rocket? NASA’s About to Give Away a Mountain of Its Code

http://www.wired.com/2014/04/nasa-guidebook/

The billionaire who wants to harvest the moon

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/billionaire-wants-harvest-moon-110000312.html

Is Anti-Gravity Possible? Brian Greene’s WSU Has The Answer

http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2014/04/06/297852399/is-anti-gravity-possible-brian-greenes-wsu-has-the-answer

Secret Spaceplane, Mystery Mission

http://news.yahoo.com/secret-spaceplane-mystery-mission-094500663–politics.html

Exomoon Possibly Detected Around Alien Planet

http://news.discovery.com/space/alien-life-exoplanets/exomoon-possibly-detected-around-alien-planet-140410.htm?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews#mkcpgn=rssnws1

NASA photo captures strange bright light coming out of Mars

http://www.chron.com/news/strange-weird/article/NASA-photo-captures-strange-bright-light-coming-5382677.php#photo-6131491

Astronaut Pee Turned Into Fuel

http://news.discovery.com/tech/alternative-power-sources/astronaut-pee-turned-into-a-fuel-cell-140411.htm

‘Cherry tree from space’ mystery baffles Japan

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Cherry-tree-from-space-mystery-baffles-Japan/articleshow/33592301.cms

Saturn’s hexagon: An amazing phenomenon

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140408074827.htm

Darpa’s Robots Could Soon Assemble Satellites in Space

http://www.wired.com/2014/04/dangerroom_0404_satellite_robots/

Dino-Killing Asteroid Dwarfed by Earlier Space Rock Crash

http://news.discovery.com/earth/dino-killing-asteroid-dwarfed-by-earlier-space-rock-crash-140411.htm?utm_source=FB&utm_medium=DNews&utm_campaign=DNewsSocial

Space station computer outage may force spacewalk

http://www.pulse.me/ap/29120a55ba2e4c6eb6795bcf4598b265?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Environment, Climate Change and Alternative Energy Sources

Wireless Electricity Is Happening!

http://myscienceacademy.org/2014/03/19/wireless-electricity-is-happening/

Earth Will Cross the Climate Danger Threshold by 2036

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/earth-will-cross-the-climate-danger-threshold-by-2036/?WT.mc_id=SA_Facebook

Climate Deniers Intimidate Journal into Retracting Paper that Finds They Believe Conspiracy Theories

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/climate-deniers-intimidate-journal-into-retracting-paper-that-finds-they-believe-conspiracy-theories/

Raging Rivers: Navajo Nation Council to Vote on Grand Canyon Escalade Project

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/04/04/raging-rivers-navajo-nation-council-vote-grand-canyon-escalade-project-154321

Hole Found in Natural Protective Layer of Earth’s Atmosphere

http://www.wired.com/2014/04/oh-hole-washing-machine/

Has Fusion Finally Solved Its Hype Problem?

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/next-generation/has-fusion-finally-solved-its-hype-problem-16675762

Should We Close Part Of The Ocean To Keep Fish On The Plate?

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/04/02/297840486/should-we-close-part-of-the-ocean-to-keep-fish-on-the-plate?utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=npr&utm_campaign=nprnews&utm_content=04022014

Acclaimed author and environmentalist Peter Matthiessen dead at 86

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2014/04/06/acclaimed-author-and-environmentalist-peter-matthiessen-dead-at-86/?cmpid=app_pulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

US Navy ‘game-changer’: converting seawater into fuel

http://news.yahoo.com/us-navy-game-changer-converting-seawater-fuel-150544958.html

Underwater Antarctic Biodome Will Create ‘Future Ocean’ Inside to Test Acidification

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/nature/underwater-biodome-will-create-future-ocean-inside-to-test-acidification/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=nova_next

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99 percent certainty

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-statistical-analysis-natural-warming-hypothesis-percent.html

High-altitude wind turbines have potential to generate large amounts of electricity

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-high-altitude-turbines-potential-large-amounts.html

Permafrost thawing could accelerate global warming, research says

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-permafrost-global.html

Start-ups fuel boom in small-scale nuclear power

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229644.900-startups-fuel-boom-in-smallscale-nuclear-power.html#.U0k179jD_IU

New documentary series explores climate change through ordinary lives

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/climate-change-documentary-series-explores-how-global-warming-impacts-ordinary-people/

Germany’s green dreams meet harsh reality

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-26988695

Biological, Genetics and Medical Sciences

The next frontier in 3-D printing: Human organs

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/03/tech/innovation/3-d-printing-human-organs/index.html?hpt=hp_c3

Amino acid fingerprints revealed in new study

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-amino-acid-fingerprints-revealed.html

FDA Approves Handheld Device That Reverses Painkiller Overdose

http://www.popsci.com/article/science/fda-approves-handheld-device-reverses-painkiller-overdose?cmpid=pulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Virtual Surgery: Training Med Students on a 3D Cadaver

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/med-tech/virtual-surgery-training-med-students-on-a-3d-cadaver-16659823?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

A Bandage That Senses Tremors, Delivers Drugs, and Keeps a Record

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/525976/a-bandage-that-senses-tremors-delivers-drugs-and-keeps-a-record/

Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug

http://www.pulse.me/ap/d3858f0675754cf99bbcaaf7350b2ca8?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Four Women Doing Fine After Getting Vagina Implants Made From Their Own Cells

http://www.popsci.com/article/science/four-women-doing-fine-after-getting-vagina-implants-made-their-own-cells?cmpid=pulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

How Public Health Advocates Are Trying To Reach Non-Vaccinators

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/04/06/299910441/how-public-health-advocates-are-trying-to-reach-non-vaccinators?sc=tw

Stimulation restores some function for 4 paralyzed men- Video

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/08/paraplegics-stimulation-paralysis/7420027/?csp=fbfanpage

Scientists grow human body parts in lab

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/04/08/scientists-grow-human-body-parts-in-lab/?cmpid=app_pulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

For 21st-Century Kids, Home Microfluidics And Neurology Kits

http://www.popsci.com/article/science/21st-century-kids-home-microfluidics-and-neurology-kits?cmpid=pulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

Mechanobiology: Enzyme micropump autonomously delivers insulin in response to glucose levels

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-mechanobiology-enzyme-micropump-autonomously-insulin.html

Graduate student brings extinct plants to life

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-student-extinct-life.html

Protein researches closing in on the mystery of schizophrenia

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-protein-mystery-schizophrenia.html

Brain cell discovery could open doors to targeted cancer therapies

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-04-brain-cell-discovery-doors-cancer.html

Other

House with notorious past up for sale in Ohio

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/jeffrey-dahmers-childhood-home-for-sale-in-ohio/

Full body dryer dries you off in 30 seconds or less

http://www.dvice.com/2014-4-4/full-body-dryer-dries-you-30-seconds-or-less?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

A Nonbeliever Tries To Make Sense of The Visions She Had As A Teen

http://www.npr.org/2014/04/08/300520210/a-nonbeliever-tries-to-make-sense-of-the-visions-she-had-as-a-teen?utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=npr&utm_campaign=nprnews&utm_content=03032014

 

 

Additional Informational

PBS, the Abolitionists

http://www.pbs.org/black-culture/shows/list/abolitionists/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=bcc_shows_abolitionists

Gerald Schwab: A German Jewish Refugee Returns as an American Soldier

http://www.ushmm.org/information/museum-programs-and-calendar/first-person-program/first-person-podcast/gerald-schwab-a-german-jewish-refugee-returns-as-an-american-soldier?utm_content=sf2480481&utm_medium=spredfast&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=US+Holocaust+Memorial+Museum&sf2480481=1

How the upright ape conquered the world

http://human-evolution-map.newscientistapps.com/

John Mack: Human Encounters with Aliens (excerpt) — A Thinking Allowed DVD w/ Jeffrey Mishlove

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-U1WecFObQw&fb_source=message

Agrostis: Tryptamines in the Crucible of Civilization

http://the-nexian.me/home/knowledge/86-agrostis-tryptamines-in-the-crucible-of-civilization

What Voyager’s golden record tells ET about Earth?

http://www.newscientist.com/gallery/dn16980-messaging-et?utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=SOC&utm_campaign=hoot&cmpid=SOC%7CNSNS%7C2013-GLOBAL-hoot

Black Mummy of the Green Sahara- Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jz94ZjGCy2s

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