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Early humans in the Philippines 700,000 years ago – study

May 03, 2018 - 1:13 PM

Until now, the earliest confirmed evidence of hominins – the scientific term used to group modern and early humans – in the Philippines came from a single, 67,000-year old foot bone unearthed in the Sierra Madre Mountains

EARLY HUMANS. This handout image obtained from the French Museum of Natural History on May 2, 2018 shows an archaeologist at work at the site of an archaeological dig at Kalinga in the Philippines. AFP PHOTO / MNHN / Thomas INGICCO

Mice experiments show how Zika invades placenta, fetus

May 12, 2016 - 4:55 PM

The studies illustrate how the virus could invade the brain of a developing fetus and trigger complications

epa05278988 A view through a microscope shows the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits the virus Zika, at a laboratory at the National Institute of Health in Bogota, Colombia, 26 April 2016. Lowering the risks of Zika in pregnant women requires 'fast' measures because humanity has 'never before' faced a mosquito-borne disease with birth defects, said Honein, an expert from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. EPA/LEONARDO MUNOZ

Earth has a secret reservoir of water –scientists

Mar 13, 2014 - 7:19 AM

An elusive mineral points to the existence of a vast reservoir of water underneath the Earth s crust holding as much water as all the ocean s combined

Stem cell scientist calls for retraction of study

Mar 11, 2014 - 1:06 PM

The study faced hard questions as the Japanese research institute that sponsored the study probed into the credibility of the study data

STEM CELLS. This handout picture, released from Japan's Kyoto University Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) on January 23, 2013 shows part of the renal tubule cells (red part) which were differentiated from human stem cells at the CiRA in Kyoto. Kyoto University/AFP

The incredible lightness of being... an electron

Feb 20, 2014 - 7:57 AM

Scientists in Germany say they had made the most precise measurement yet of the mass of the electron

Neanderthal genome helped early humans survive cold – research

Jan 30, 2014 - 7:11 PM

It may also have transferred a genetically higher risk for diabetes and lupus

Neanderthal skull from La Chapelle aux Saints. Image taken 16 March 2004, PLoS

Transplant tissue: Stem cells in 'revolutionary' boost

Jan 29, 2014 - 8:16 PM

The new approach – provided it overcomes safety hurdles – could smash cost and technical barriers in stem cell research said independent commentators

STEM CELLS UP CLOSE. This handout picture, released from Japan's Kyoto University Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) on January 23, 2013 shows part of the renal tubule cells (red part) which were differentiated from human stem cells at the CiRA in Kyoto. Kyoto University/AFP