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Tool marks within the engraving suggest that it was likely created by someone who intentionally passed a sharp object again and again over the cave wall.
Next time you’re brushing you teeth, think on this: New research suggests that the fluorine in your toothpaste originates from the sun’s dead ancestors.
Check out – and try – five fun physics tricks. Can you figure out the physics behind these phenomena?
Bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed many of the oil toxins released during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, but not the most toxic, says new research.
A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck China’s Yunnan province on August 3, 2014. Reports early August 4 are of 12,000 homes collapsed, at least 398 dead and 1,800 injuries.
Such a storm would wreak havoc with our communication systems and power supplies, and scientists say we’re overdue.
August has two birthstones, peridot and sardonyx.
Climate extremes are here to stay, say researchers.