Volcanic Field Star Trails
A long exposure image captured the rotating sky above Karapinar volcanic field located in central Anatolia, Turkey.
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Copper (crystallized) with Chrysocolla from Michigan by John Betts
Welp, there goes any chance of taking Prometheus seriously ever again.
Presented without comment.
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The Blog..: Coffee May Ward Off Progression to Dementia -
I love coffee a little bit more!!!
Patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) may be able to avoid developing dementia by drinking several cups of coffee a day, the results of a new study suggest.
The study showed that patients with MCI who have a plasma caffeine level of 1200 ng/mL avoided progression to dementia over the…
Why Homo erectus Lived Like a Baboon
Call someone a baboon, and you might have to prepare for a fight. But if you called Homo erectus a baboon—and if one were alive today—he or she might say, “Yep.”
That’s because H. erectus probably lived in complex, multilevel societies similar to those of modern hamadryas baboons. At least, that’s the case anthropologists Larissa Swedell and Thomas Plummer, both at Queens College, City University of New York, make in the International Journal of Primatology. Swedell and Plummer argue that a dry environment led both species to evolve intricate social structures.
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