Henry Hood, Online Sports Editor, discusses an earth-shattering archaeological discovery, sure to rewrite and reveal much about student evolutionary history
Ancient Skull Unearthed – Is the ‘Dragon Man’ a New Species?
George Edwards discusses how the recent discovery of a human-like skull could affect our perception of the human family tree.
Life finds a way
Erica Mannis outlines a surprising unearthing scientists have made in the Antarctic , leading them to rethink life on Earth
Women in Science: Rosalind Franklin; the forgotten discovery.
1962, the year that James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in recognition of “their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material”. This Nobel Prize was awarded 9 years after they published their discovery of the […]
There’s water on Mars
The chances of anything coming from Mars are 1,000,000 to one, they said. Well, those chances have been slashed considerably after NASA‘s most recent announcement, which is the discovery of liquid water on the surface of the Red Planet. These streams and rivulets leave long, dark stains across the Martian surface, before they dry up […]
Homo Naledi: Discovery of new human ancestor
“Evolutionary history was probably different to what we had imagined” is not a sentence you read every day, but that’s what John Hawks states. He’s part of the National Geographic (NG) funded research team that last week published findings of “a new species of human ancestor” after excavating a remote cave chamber near Johannesburg in […]