Researcher stumbles upon mysterious 5,000-year-old paintings depicting arrows and human-like figures

A collection of 5,000-year-old cave paintings depicting various figures and symbols has been discovered in Spain. The drawings were discovered in the rocky area of ​​San Juan, near the town of Albuquerque in the province of Badajoz in western Spain. They are around 4 inches in length and include some anthropomorphic figures, as well as … Read more

Smoke from Amazon rainforest fires may increase melting of glaciers in the Andes 1000 miles away

 By Ryan Morrison The level of deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is at its worst in more than a decade, according to a new report by Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research.  Between August 2018 and July 2019 there was more than 3,700 square miles of deforestation of the Brazilian part of the rainforest, up … Read more

Extra-terrestrial impacts may have shaped Earth 3.2 billion years ago, study finds

Earth’s rocky surface is the result of ‘intense bombardment’ of extraterrestrial impacts hitting the surface billions of years ago Experts say impacts from space triggered the rise of tectonic plates on Earth   Layers of round particles condensed from the impact were discovered Particles date back about 3.2M years ago, similar to when plates appeared  By … Read more

Wonky skull of Styracosaurus leads palaeontologists to question past identifications of species

Wonky skull of five-metre-long Styracosaurus named ‘Hannah’ with a fan of long horns leads scientists to question previous theory that all dinosaurs had symmetrical faces The intact Styracosaurus skull has wonky horns and was discovered in Canada  Asymmetrical face suggests more morphological variability than thought  Scientists fear incomplete skulls have been mistakenly classed as new species … Read more

Vladimir Putin calls for set of ‘moral rules’ to guide interaction between humans and AI

It is an issue troubling some of the greatest minds in the world at the moment, from Bill Gates to Elon Musk. SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk described AI as our ‘biggest existential threat’ and likened its development as ‘summoning the demon’. He believes super intelligent machines could use humans as pets. Professor Stephen … Read more