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Archeologists discover 3,500-year-old burial sites in Egypt's Aswan

Archeologists have uncovered four intact burial sites for children dating back to the 18th Pharaonic Dynasty, some 3,500 years ago, in Upper Egypt's Aswan province, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities revealed on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 8:02:17

Are people becoming dumber? Reasons behind low human IQ

A new documentary broadcast by Arte TV Channel has revealed that the average human IQ is gradually decreasing. The authors explain this trend by the hazardous impact of the chemicals in our environment. Anthropologist Edward Dutton, however, is confident that the negative trend has been triggered by much more unwelcome factors.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2017/12/13 23:03:18

Archaeologists outline progress in locating ancient Protectorate of the Western Regions

A seminar outlining the progress that has been made in locating the historic Protectorate of the Western Regions was held in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's Luntai county from Friday to Sunday, chinanews.com reported on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/12 17:43:39

Remains of 19-million-year-old extinct lion species discovered in Australia

A team of Australian scientists announced on Thursday the discovery of fossilized remains of a new species of lion that has been extinct for more than 19 million years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 14:26:40

China's first domestically developed smart ship showcases navigation excellence

The Great Intelligence docked in Shanghai Tuesday signaling a new era for global and Chinese intelligent navigation systems, state media reported Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 21:08:40

27 statues of ancient Egyptian lioness goddess unearthed in Luxor

An Egyptian-European archeological mission has discovered a collection of 27 statues of ancient Egyptian lioness goddess Sekhmet, authorities said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/4 7:26:12

Over 200 fossilized eggs found in China reveal how pterosaurs breed

Over 200 three-dimensionally preserved eggs of pterosaurs have been unearthed in China, providing new insight into the life history of the rulers of the skies in the age of dinosaurs, scientists said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/1 8:22:44

Stanford researchers glean people's political drive from their car images

Researchers at Stanford University have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) technology to determine people's political leanings from their cars.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/29 18:00:36

NASA study finds Virginia metropolitan area sinking unevenly

The metropolitan area of Hampton Roads on the US east coast is sinking at highly uneven rates, with a few trouble spots subsiding seven to 10 times faster than the area average, according to a new study led by US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/29 17:01:56

Scientists discover previously unrecognized genus of extinct horses

A new analysis of ancient DNA from fossils reveals a previously unrecognized genus of extinct horses that once roamed North America during the last ice age.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/29 9:06:20