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Egypt moves bed, chariot of King Tut to new museum

1 hour ago from Physorg

Egypt safely moved two artifacts, a funerary bed and a chariot, belonging to the famed pharaoh King Tutankhamun on Tuesday, from the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo to a new...

Did earliest humans live in Europe - not Africa?

1 hour ago from CBSNews - Science

A new study raises fundamental questions about the human origin story, but some experts are not convinced

Keeping clean biggest battle for Pittsburgh Steelers' Martavis Bryant

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PITTSBURGH -- Martavis Bryant says he is a changed man. He had better be, or his final chance at an NFL career won't last long.

Nicki Minaj on rumored boyfriend Nas: 'He's so dope'

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Nicki Minaj appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" following reports she's dating fellow rapper Nas.

Man proposes at Cleveland Marathon finish line

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An Ohio man proposed to his girlfriend at the finish line of the marathon where their relationship began years earlier.

TICKS 101: How to Avoid, Identify and Respond to Ticks this Summer

4 hours ago from Newswise - Scinews

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Spring is here and summer is near, and with the increase in warm weather comes bloodsuckers. No, not vampires, but to some they cause just as much dread. It's...

College student reaches 17 in quest to mow lawns in 50 states

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An Alabama college student who founded his own nonprofit said he is 17 states deep in his quest to mow 50 lawns in 50 states.

Sikorksy awarded contract for King Stallion helicopters

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Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has received a $55 million contract for the long support of low-rate production of four Lot II CH-53K King Stallion Helicopter.

Improve evolution education by teaching genetics first

4 hours ago from Physorg

Evolution is a difficult concept for many students at all levels, however, a study publishing on May 23 in the open access journal PLOS Biology has demonstrated a simple cost-free...

U.S.-led raid kills seven suspected al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

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U.S. military forces killed seven suspected al-Qaida insurgents in a raid Tuesday in Yemen, U.S. Central Command announced.

Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto to fans: 'You guys don't even have a life'

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Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto traded insults with fans Monday night at Great American Ball Park during the Reds' 5-1 win against the Cleveland Indians.

Video: Should you pee on a jellyfish sting?

7 hours ago from Physorg

Sure, jellyfish look pretty serene, but we all know the evils that come from a run-in with those tentacles.

Rare tooth suggests horned dinosaurs once roamed eastern U.S.

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Paleontologists have discovered a rare dinosaur tooth in Mississippi, proof that horned dinosaurs roamed eastern North America some 66 million years ago.

Two Missing World War Ii B-25 Bombers Documented by Project RecoverOff Papua New Guinea

9 hours ago from Newswise - Scinews

Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters off Papua New Guinea by Project Recover--a collaborative team of...

Study provides surprisingly complex portrait of ancient trade networks

9 hours ago from Physorg

(Phys.org)—The study of ancient civilizations, particularly those that did not leave extensive writing in the archaeological record, is reliant on the evidence of other kinds of material artifacts. And one...

Man arrested in scheme to sell stolen Gardner Museum artworks

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A West Virginia man was charged with fraud in connection to an attempt to sell paintings stolen from a Boston art museum, the Justice Department said.

Zombies in Sci-Fi Novel Have Gruesome Real-World Inspiration

11 hours ago from Live Science

Unlike most of the zombie plagues that populate sci-fi movies and novels, the infectious agent in "The Boy on the Bridge" is grounded in horrific reality.

Morocco fishermen decry 'El Negro' dolphin attacks

11 hours ago from Physorg

In Morocco's northern port city of Al-Hoceima, fishermen are clamouring for state support for a struggling sector which they say is under attack from dolphins.

Tool sharpens focus on Stone Age networking in the Middle East

11 hours ago from Sciencenews.org

Stone Age tool’s route to Syrian site covered at least 700 kilometers.

Chaco Culture: Pueblo Builders of the Southwest

17 hours ago from Live Science

The Chaco Culture flourished between roughly the 9th and 13th centuries A.D. in what is now New Mexico.

Fossils cast doubt on human lineage originating in Africa

1 day ago from Reuters:Science

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago may fundamentally alter the understanding of human origins, casting doubt on the...

'Winged' snake species from 5 million years ago discovered

1 day ago from AP Science

GRAY, Tenn. (AP) -- A new species of snake that lived roughly 5 million years ago has been discovered at a fossil site...

3.3 Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveals Origins of the Human Spine

1 day ago from Newswise - Scinews

Analysis of a 3.3 million-year-old fossil skeleton reveals the most complete spinal column of any early human relative, including vertebrae, neck and rib cage. The findings, published this week in...

Human-chimp split occurred in the Mediterranean, not East Africa, researchers argue

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The earliest human-chimp ancestor -- the first pre-human species -- originated in the Mediterranean, not Africa, say researchers at the University of Toronto.

Texas Longhorns Andrew Jones withdraws from NBA Draft

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Texas guard Andrew Jones announced his withdrawal from next month's NBA Draft and will return to the Longhorns for his sophomore season.

7.2-million-year-old pre-human fossils challenge evolutionary theory

A jawbone discovered by German troops in Athens during the Second World War could be evidence that apes and humans diverged 200,000 years earlier than the current theory says.

Cincinnati Reds broadcasters have exclusive interview with bird

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Thom Brennaman interviewed a bird Sunday during the seventh inning of the Cincinnati Reds' 6-4 home loss to the Colorado Rockies at Great American Ball Park.

Reese Witherspoon pays visit to old dorm room at Stanford University

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Reese Witherspoon shared on Instagram a visit she took to her old dorm room at Stanford University.