3,000-year-old writing found in Mexico

A stone slab with 3,000-year-old writing, perhaps the oldest script ever found in the Western Hemisphere, has been discovered in Mexico, reports say.

New lunar meteorite found in Antarctica

Although last year's inclement weather resulted in fewer Antarctic meteorite recoveries than usual, scientists have recently discovered that one of the specimens is a rare breed -- a type of lunar meteorite seen only once ...

Double Quantum Dots Control Kondo Effect

Two quantum dots connected by wires could help scientists better control the Kondo effect in experiments, according to a study by Ohio University and University of Florida physicists published in a recent issue of Physical ...

Climate Change Rocked Cradles Of Civilization

Severe climate change was the primary driver in the development of civilisation, according to new research by the University of East Anglia. The early civilisations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, South Asia, China and northern South ...

Space Droids In The Desert

Arizona tourists may think they've stumbled upon a science fiction movie set if they find themselves near the state's famed Meteor Crater in early September. Though they won't get a glimpse of R2D2 or C3PO, they will see ...