Read more about the article Ancient Greeks Married First Cousins To Protect Their Estates
Image shows Bronze Age family harvesting grain, undated photo. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, got new insights into Bronze Age marriage rules and family structures in Greece. (Nikola Nevenov/Newsflash)

Ancient Greeks Married First Cousins To Protect Their Estates

Ancient Greeks kept their estates and farmlands together by arranging for first cousins to marry each other, a new study has revealed. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary…

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Read more about the article Mums’ Moods Influence Their Babies Ability To Talk
Image shows the city of Leipzig, Germany where the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences is headquartered, undated photo. Scientists from the institute claimed that the mother's mood influences her baby's ability to speak in a study published on Sept. 21, 2022. (Stadt Leipzig/Newsflash)

Mums’ Moods Influence Their Babies Ability To Talk

Mothers who develop postnatal baby blues can influence their children's ability to talk, a new study has revealed. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences…

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Read more about the article Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack
Image shows a female chimpanzee cracking Panda oleosa nuts using a granodiorite hammerstone on a wooden (panda tree root) anvil, undated photo. (Liran Samuni, Tai Chimpanzee Project/Newsflash)

Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees use a variety of different stone tools depending on what kind of nut they want to crack. The research was led by archaeologists…

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Read more about the article New Cold Plasma Jet Set To Fight Virus
Image shows cold physical plasma analyses at the Centre of Excellence ZIK plasmatis at the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. (INP). (INP Greifswald/Newsflash)

New Cold Plasma Jet Set To Fight Virus

Scientists could be one step closer to wiping out COVID-19 after having created a cold plasma jet which drastically limits the virus’ capabilities. A research team from the Leibniz Institute…

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Read more about the article Modern Human Brains Less Error-Prone Than Neanderthals, Says Study
Visualization of fewer chromosome segregation errors in modern human in contrast to Neanderthal neural stem cells in an undated photo. German researchers discovered differences in the development of Neanderthal and modern human brains, as of Friday, July 29, 2022. (Felipe Mora-Bermudez, MPI-CBG/Newsflash)

Modern Human Brains Less Error-Prone Than Neanderthals, Says Study

Modern human brains make fewer mistakes than those of Neanderthals despite being of similar size, scientists in Germany have found. Researchers from the German Max Planck Institute have discovered that…

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Read more about the article Real-Life Indiana Joneses Use Hotel Ashtray To Date When Ancient Artefacts Were Looted
The items given by the family in Spain are seen in Mexico facilities in an undated picture. They are kept by the INAH in the Museum of Templo Mayor. (Gerardo Torres-INAH/Newsflash)

Real-Life Indiana Joneses Use Hotel Ashtray To Date When Ancient Artefacts Were Looted

Experts tracking a collection of more than 2,000 ancient Mexican treasures have been helped by five-cent coins and a hotel ashtray stashed with them. Officials from the Mexican National Institute…

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Read more about the article 5.4 Million Tonnes Of Microplastic Rubbish Each Year In Atlantic, Says Study
The samples on microplastic pollution were collected by a sediment trap attached in 2000 meters water depth to the Azores Observatory "Kiel 276" anchored in the middle of the Northeast Atlantic. (J. Waniek, IOW/Newsflash)

5.4 Million Tonnes Of Microplastic Rubbish Each Year In Atlantic, Says Study

A shocking study of pollution of the Atlantic Ocean's deep waters has revealed that it soaks up more than five million tonnes of microplastic each year. The first-ever observation of…

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Read more about the article Study Rules Out Ice Age Hotspot Theory
Simulations by the University of Vienna in Austria show a strong influence of clouds on global ice ages in the history of the Earth: Clouds and their radiation reflection are an important influencing factor for the stability of a possible water belt state of the Earth in the cryogenium. (IMK-TRO/Newsflash)

Study Rules Out Ice Age Hotspot Theory

A long-standing theory that an equatorial belt of warm water fostered life during the earth's Ice Age has been dismissed by a new study. New findings by scientists from Vienna…

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