George Edwards discusses how the recent discovery of a human-like skull could affect our perception of the human family tree.
Erica Mannis outlines a surprising unearthing scientists have made in the Antarctic , leading them to rethink life on Earth
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
[dropcap size=small bg_color=”#5e9cd4″]T[/dropcap]wenty years after the first exoplanet was discovered, NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth sized planet in the so called ‘goldilocks zone’ of a star similar to our own Sun. Since March 2009, Kepler has been searching for exoplanets across the Milky Way galaxy. Kepler-452b is the first confirmed planet […]