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

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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)

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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New Cold Plasma Jet Set To Fight Virus

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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)

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

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

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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)

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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Scientists Find Ancient Mayan Chocolate Pot

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The Mayan pot was recovered in the cave of Cross, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, July 2022. (Cenotes Urbanos Playa del Carmen-INAH/Newsflash)

An ancient Mayan chocolate pot thought to be 2,300 years old has been unearthed from a cave in Mexico. The pumpkin-shaped pot had been hidden from view for centuries in…

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

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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)

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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Study Rules Out Ice Age Hotspot Theory

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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)

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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Scientists Create World’s Largest Chimp DNA Genome From Poop

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Given the almost complete absence of chimpanzee fossils, the genetic information from current populations is crucial for describing their evolutionary history, according to German and Spanish scientists. (Pixabay/Newsflash)

An international team of experts has compiled the world's largest wild chimp genomic catalogue by sequencing DNA found in hundreds of samples of ape poo. The team was led by…

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Seaweeds Sweet Tooth Saves Carbon Emissions Of 300,000 Cars

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Lush meadows of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica in the Mediterranean sea discovered by the Max Planck Institute of Marine Microbiology in the German city of Bremen. (HYDRA Marine Sciences GmbH/Newsflash)

Worldwide seaweeds are saving the equivalent of carbon dioxide emitted by more than 300,000 cars each year, according to new research - which also shows that the amount of sugar…

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