Archive: 10/4/2011

Hyperactive Hartley 2 has a split history

The latest analysis of data from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft shows that comet 103P/Hartley 2 is hyperactive in terms of the material it spews out, compared to the other comets observed up close to date. ...

dateOct 04, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Study shows humans still evolving

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides evidence of human evolution and rapid genetic changes suggesting that, contrary to modern claims, technological and cu ...

dateOct 04, 2011 in Evolution report
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Long bone shape: A family affair

Although humans and chimpanzees move quite differently, muscle attachment sites at their thighbones are similar. This result, which has recently been published by anthropologists of Zurich University in the ...

dateOct 04, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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