Science Apr 09Scientists discover evidence for Neanderthal handiwork
Scientists have found the first direct evidence that Neanderthals could make string.
Science Jan 30Hawaii telescope reveals details of the sun’s turbulent surface
A telescope in Hawaii is revealing the turbulent gas surface of the sun in what scientists called unprecedented detail.
Nation Aug 28Fossil from Ethiopia reveals face for ancestor of famed ‘Lucky’
The find, from 3.8 million years ago, reveals the face for a presumed ancestor of the species famously represented by Lucy, the celebrated Ethiopian partial skeleton found in 1974.
Health Jun 08Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research
To save babies from brain-damaging birth defects, University of Pittsburgh scientist Carolyn Coyne studies placentas from fetuses that otherwise would be discarded — and she’s worried this kind of research is headed for the chopping block.