How the cannibalism taboo sets humans apart from the rest of the animal kingdom

Vulnerable spadefoot tadpoles eat their smaller competitors to speed towards toadhood as quickly as possible. Gulls and pelicans are among bird species that eat hatchlings for food or to prevent the spread of disease. In...

Virginia Tech outpaces George Mason in plans for Amazon’s HQ2

Virginia Tech and George Mason University both pledged to significantly expand their computer science programs following Amazon’s announcement last year that it would build a second headquarters in Arlington, Va. The institutions planned not...

China science & technology news summary — Aug. 22 – Xinhua

BEIJING, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China. ROBOTICS INDUSTRY Industrial robot production in China reached 148,000 pieces in 2018, accounting for more than 38...

Norwich Science Festival 2019 event highlights | Tech

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Elon Musk: SpaceX CEO reveals plan to create artificial suns and drop nukes on...

Elon Musk and SpaceX have ambitious plans in the pipeline to get humans to Mars, but the South African-born billionaire believes some extreme preparation is necessary. The man dubbed ‘the real life Tony...

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig | Science

A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe. Remains of a stegosaurus, an armoured dinosaur instantly recognisable by...

‘Skeleton lake’ located 16,000ft up in the Himalayas is filled with some ‘Mediterranean migrants’

'Skeleton lake' located 16,000ft up in the Himalayas is filled with some 'Mediterranean migrants' as well as people from two other...

Space telescope offers rare glimpse of Earth-sized rocky exoplanet

(Reuters) - Direct observations from a NASA space telescope have for the first time revealed the atmospheric void of a rocky, Earth-sized world beyond our own solar system orbiting the most common type...

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