Three human-like species lived side-by-side in ancient Africa
Nature & Science

Three human-like species lived side-by-side in ancient Africa

Image copyright Science Image caption The remains recovered from the cave complex include the earliest example of Homo erectus – a direct human ancestor Two million years ago, three different human-like species were living side-by-side in South Africa, a study shows.The findings underline a growing understanding that the present-day situation, where one human species dominates…

Puzzling skeleton helps reveal how ancient human relative grew up
Nature News

Puzzling skeleton helps reveal how ancient human relative grew up

Asset 5arrow-downarrow-leftarrow-rightarrow-uparticleAsset 31Asset 2Asset 7Asset 6Asset 7Asset 15Asset 16cartAsset 51cart-filledAsset 52checkAsset 50Asset 3chevron-upchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-upclosedouble-caret-downdouble-chevron-downAsset 55double-chevron-upAsset 56email-newemail-filledAsset 14Asset 2fullscreen-closefullscreen-opengallerygallery-filledAsset 15GlobegridAsset 17grid-filledAsset 18headphones-newheadphones-filledAsset 19heart-filledheart-openinteractiveAsset 73linkAsset 48loadingAsset 45minusmutedAsset 29muted-filledAsset 30ng-borderAsset 8pauseAsset 40pause-filledAsset 39Asset 12Asset 13playAsset 33play-filledAsset 32plusNG_AD_Iconography_111317_JY_v2Asset 3replayAsset 11Asset 10Asset 4SearchIconshareAsset 34speakerAsset 27speaker-filledAsset 28star-filledstar-opentextAsset 43text-filledAsset 42tiltAsset 58Asset 8Asset 9Asset 4userAsset 53user-filledvideo-cameraAsset 35video-camera-filledAsset 36volumeAsset 25volume-filledAsset 26 Photograph by Marina Elliott…

Alberta suspends environmental reporting requirements over COVID crisis
Environmental News

Alberta suspends environmental reporting requirements over COVID crisis

Alberta has suspended environmental reporting requirements for industry under emergency powers the province has enacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.“All requirements to report information pursuant to provisions in approvals or registrations are suspended,” reads a ministerial order signed Tuesday by Environment Minister Jason Nixon. Since Alberta’s regulatory system depends on self-reporting, the move effectively suspends…

1,400-year-old mystery of strange ‘red sign’ in Japan’s sky solved
Nature & Science

1,400-year-old mystery of strange ‘red sign’ in Japan’s sky solved

Home News Skywatching What might the “red sign” have looked like? (Image: © Illustration: Space.com; Aurora: Nora Carol/Getty) A scarlet fan spread across the skies over Japan 1,400 years ago, and it’s been puzzling astronomers ever since.According to historical records, on Dec. 30, 620, a “red sign” shaped like “a pheasant tail” appeared in the…

Alberta suspends environmental reporting requirements for industry amid coronavirus crisis
Environmental News

Alberta suspends environmental reporting requirements for industry amid coronavirus crisis

EDMONTON — Alberta has suspended environmental reporting requirements for industry under emergency powers the province has enacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.“All requirements to report information pursuant to provisions in approvals or registrations are suspended,” reads a ministerial order signed Tuesday by Environment Minister Jason Nixon.Since Alberta’s regulatory system depends on self-reporting, the move effectively…