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In 200 years, rich humans will be cyborgs, says professor

Technically Incorrect: An Israeli professor says the amalgamation of man and machine will be the "biggest evolution in the history of biology" in 4 billion years.

3 hours ago from CNET

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Best friends from the start: how man and dog are the perfect match

It's been a bone of a contention, in zoological circles, as to how man and dog first began their famous relationship. When did dogs evolve as a separate species from wolves and did it happen ...

Fri 22 May 15 from The Independent

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New technology allows archaeologists to easily map excavation sites in 3D

Mapping archaeological digs takes plenty of time and a lot of measuring, photographing, drawing and note taking. Now, most of this work can be done with a technique called photogrammetry.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Bronze Age Danish girl 'German-born'

New research reveals that a girl buried 3,400 years ago in Denmark who became one of the country's best-known Bronze Age relics was probably born in Germany.

Fri 22 May 15 from BBC News

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Researchers learn how cannibals prepared flesh

With evidence of cannibalism persisting throughout many eras and across many lands, scientists recently set out to determine precisely how one known group of cannibals prepared human flesh.

7 hours ago from FOXNews

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Birds 'weigh' peanuts and choose heavier ones

Many animals feed on seeds, acorns or nuts. The common feature of these are that they have shells and there is no direct way to know what's inside. How do the animals know how much and what ...

Sat 23 May 15 from Phys.org

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VIDEO: How an ancient parasite was frozen in time

Professor David Siveter from the University of Leicester explains how a 425 million year-old parasite was frozen in time at a site in Herefordshire.

Fri 22 May 15 from BBC News

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Top 10 new species list includes cartwheeling spider

NEW SPECIES: Some 18,000 species - great and small - were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known, say scientists.

Thu 21 May 15 from ABC Science

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The Culturally Subjective Nature Of Good Acoustics

Acoustics would seem to be primarily science - make sure sound waves are not piling up on each other in strange places and that everyone can hear what they are supposed to hear -  but a ...

Fri 22 May 15 from Science 2.0

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Early man

This blade, together with almost 150 other stone artefacts unearthed recently in Kenya, to the west of Lake Turkana, pushes the age at which early humans are known to have made such tools ...

Thu 21 May 15 from The Economist

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