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Humans may have come to the Americas way earlier than we thought

Humans may have come to the Americas way earlier than we thought Ancient remains found in California suggest that humans were present in North America some 130,000 years ago — substantially earlier than scientists previously thought.A site in San Diego contains evidence that early human ancestors smashed mastodon bones and teeth to make rudimentary tools.

CRISPR Moves Us a Step Closer to Quashing HIV

CRISPR Moves Us a Step Closer to Quashing HIV This time, because a team of researchers in China have published a paper detailing their work in adapting CRISPR for use as an HIV cure and the results are pretty stunning.For the stubborn among you, CRISPR is basically a genetic scalpel that allows us to precisely cut and move DNA, however, we’d like to.

7.2 Million-Year-Old Jawbone Indicates Oldest Hominin Lived in Europe, Not Africa

7.2 Million-Year-Old Jawbone Indicates Oldest Hominin Lived in Europe, Not Africa There’s good practical reason for that — East Africa is where many of the oldest (and most ape-like) hominid fossils have been found.This species is known from one fossilized jaw, recovered in Greece, and an upper molar found in Azmaka, Bulgaria.

Humans are the Ultimate Running Animal

Humans are the Ultimate Running Animal But it’s not like humans don’t have similar specialized adaptations.Ostensibly, our shift to slow-twitch fibers could help explain a good chunk of our evolutionary past.

Memes that would get 3 Michelin stars

Memes that would get 3 Michelin stars When the koreans find your hiding spot 27 mns agoGotr Cokencev Feer Dimsev 32 mns agoArmored Core memes mini comp 40 mns agoThe Gang; a wholesome gallery of pictures of my pets 56 mns agoAnon's cologne for his date 58 mns agoi juts got mared fj!1 59 mns agoPolitical stuff and things 1 hr ago

It Didn't Take Long for Humans and Neanderthals to Start Boinking

It Didn't Take Long for Humans and Neanderthals to Start Boinking The prevailing thought for decades was that humans descending from Neanderthals more or less directly.The group sequenced DNA from the remains of a Neanderthal who lived some 100,000 years ago and compared it that of modern humans.

Why Can't Elephants Run Faster Than Cheetahs?

Why Can't Elephants Run Faster Than Cheetahs? You’d think with a long stride; it’d be easier to hit top speed.They have so much more, that we should expect these bigger creatures to be able to move along at break-neck speeds.

Memes that have a flavor humans can't sense

Memes that have a flavor humans can't sense A Work of Historical Fiction 14 mns agoHazama's Troll Booth (Blazen!) 19 mns agoUnconditionally arresting defector 23 mns agoTrump, Russia, Possible Collusion (REMIX) 30 mns agoState of Elyria: Part 1, Transparency, The Team, The Game 33 mns agoBeing The Bard In The Guild Be Like 40 mns agoOne must become FLAVORTOWN 1 hr ago

Scientists: Earth is Screwed

Scientists: Earth is Screwed The big push for those people trying to prevent the apocalypse is to limit global climate change to a mere two degrees Celsius.Well, it seems like that we’ll be lucky if it rises by two degrees.

Amazon Wants To Replace CAPTCHAs With Brain Teasers

Amazon Wants To Replace CAPTCHAs With Brain Teasers For years, there’s been a viral brain teaser floating around the Internet where you’re asked to count the number of Fs in a sentence.In a patent that was awarded latest week, Amazon describes using these seemingly silly little puzzles as a way to distinguish between actual people and bots.