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Watch: 'Fantastic Beasts 2' trailer: Grindelwald threatens peace

1 min ago from UPI

Grindelwald sets his plan into motion to rid the Wizarding World of all non-magical beings in the new trailer for "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald."

Archaeologists discover 'massive' ancient building in Egypt

20 min ago from Physorg

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a "massive" ancient building in the town of Mit Rahina, 20 kilometers, or 12 miles, south of Cairo.

After years-long wait, Israelis board new fast train

20 min ago from Physorg

Israelis climbed aboard the country's new high-speed train on Tuesday as it partially opened to whisk passengers from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion airport, a massive project years in the making.

New insights into the role of Coptic monasteries in the economy of late antique Egypt

41 min ago from Physorg

Greater insight into the economy of late antique Egypt (fifth to eighth centuries AD) has been revealed by an EU project which examined the evidence of Coptic monastic sources from...

Four extremely young asteroid families identified

2 hours ago from Physorg

Four families of extremely young asteroids have been identified by researchers affiliated with São Paulo State University (UNESP) in Guaratinguetá, Brazil. An article on the discovery has been published in...

Sexual Harassment Allegations Wipe a Name Off the Map

4 hours ago from NY Times Science

The geologist David Marchant was so renowned he had an Antarctic glacier named after him. The honor was stripped away after he was accused of sexual harassment in the field.

Sexual Harassment Allegations Wipe a Name Off the Map

4 hours ago from NY Times Science

The geologist David Marchant was so renowned he had an Antarctic glacier named after him. The honor was stripped away after he was accused of sexual harassment in the field.

Sexual Harassment Allegations Wipe a Name Off the Map

4 hours ago from NY Times Science

The geologist David Marchant was so renowned he had an Antarctic glacier named after him. The honor was stripped away after he was accused of sexual harassment in the field.

Comment on "U-Th dating of carbonate crusts reveals Neandertal origin of Iberian cave art"

4 hours ago from Science NOW

Hoffmann et al. (Reports, 23 February 2018, p. 912) report the discovery of parietal art older than 64,800 years and attributed to Neanderthals, at least 25 millennia before the oldest...

Comment on "U-Th dating of carbonate crusts reveals Neandertal origin of Iberian cave art"

4 hours ago from Science NOW

Hoffmann et al. (Reports, 23 February 2018, p. 912) report the discovery of parietal art older than 64,800 years and attributed to Neanderthals, at least 25 millennia before the oldest...

Fossils reveal the complex evolutionary history of the mammalian regionalized spine

4 hours ago from Science NOW

A unique characteristic of mammals is a vertebral column with anatomically distinct regions, but when and how this trait evolved remains unknown. We reconstructed vertebral regions and their morphological disparity...

Ancient steroids establish the Ediacaran fossil Dickinsonia as one of the earliest animals

4 hours ago from Science NOW

The enigmatic Ediacara biota (571 million to 541 million years ago) represents the first macroscopic complex organisms in the geological record and may hold the key to our understanding of...

'Burying rivers is not a great idea:' Cities work to uncover their hidden waterways

4 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Cities built atop networks of culverts and sewers where creeks and rivers used to flow are looking for ways to bring forgotten waterways back to the surface.

'Burying rivers is not a great idea:' Cities work to uncover their hidden waterways

4 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Cities built atop networks of culverts and sewers where creeks and rivers used to flow are looking for ways to bring forgotten waterways back to the surface.

RCMP's ability to police digital realm 'rapidly declining,' commissioner warned

4 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Organized crime is moving online and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is struggling to keep up, according to a briefing note prepared for RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki when she took...

1,500-Year-Old Maya Altar Reveals Amazing Secrets of the 'Snake Kings'

4 hours ago from Live Science

The carved stone alter was found deep in the jungles of northern Guatemala.

1,500-Year-Old Maya Altar Reveals Amazing Secrets of the 'Snake Kings'

4 hours ago from Live Science

The carved stone alter was found deep in the jungles of northern Guatemala.

Galileo Toned Down His Heretical Words, Long-Lost Letter Proves (But the Church Persecuted Him Anyway)

4 hours ago from Live Science

A long-lost letter provides answers about Galileo's defense of science against the Catholic Church.

Ancient Egyptian 'Magic Spell' Deciphered

4 hours ago from Live Science

An ancient Egyptian papyrus with an image showing two bird-like creatures, possibly with a penis connecting them, has been deciphered, revealing a magic spell of love.

Ancient Egyptian 'Magic Spell' Deciphered

4 hours ago from Live Science

An ancient Egyptian papyrus with an image showing two bird-like creatures, possibly with a penis connecting them, has been deciphered, revealing a magic spell of love.

Cholesterol’s molecular fossil identifies Earth’s oldest large animals

4 hours ago from C&EN

Researchers use chemical analysis to solve one of paleontology’s big mysteries

Cholesterol’s molecular fossil identifies Earth’s oldest large animals

4 hours ago from C&EN

Researchers use chemical analysis to solve one of paleontology’s big mysteries

Cholesterol’s molecular fossil identifies Earth’s oldest large animals

4 hours ago from C&EN

Researchers use chemical analysis to solve one of paleontology’s big mysteries

Who was the mysterious gardener Miss Harrison?

A box of archives reveals the story of a pioneering 19th century gardener who blazed a trail for women.

Who was the mysterious gardener Miss Harrison?

A box of archives reveals the story of a pioneering 19th century gardener who blazed a trail for women.

Who was the mysterious gardener Miss Harrison?

A box of archives reveals the story of a pioneering 19th century gardener who blazed a trail for women.

Cholesterol traces suggest these mysterious fossils were animals, not fungi

4 hours ago from Sciencenews.org

Traces of cholesterol still clinging to a group of enigmatic Ediacaran fossils suggests the weird critters were animals, not fungi or lichen.

Cholesterol traces suggest these mysterious fossils were animals, not fungi

4 hours ago from Sciencenews.org

Traces of cholesterol still clinging to a group of enigmatic Ediacaran fossils suggests the weird critters were animals, not fungi or lichen.