Weekly Science Report 08SEP12

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#1 Sep 8, 2012
News Articles

Paleontology, Evolution and Prehistoric Studies

Most Neanderthals Were Right-Handed Like Us
http://news.yahoo.com/most-neanderthals-were-...

Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' Hits Evolution Deniers
http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/bill-nye...

Long-held Theory on Human Bipedalism and Gestation Challenged
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-201...

Oldest Bones from Modern Humans in Asia Discovered
http://www.livescience.com/22529-oldest-bones... []

Assuming We Develop the Capability, Should We Bring Back Extinct Species?
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive...

Scientists sequence the genome of Neandertal relatives, the Denisovans
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-0...

Biblical-Type Floods Are Real, and They're Absolutely Enormous
http://discovermagazine.com/2012/jul-aug/06-b...

Planet of the Apes: Furry mammals evolved a tuned spin dry
http://phys.org/news/2012-09-planet-apes-furr...

Ancient fish-eating pterosaur found in Germany
http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharps...

Skeleton in custody battle may be a 'Franken-dino' amalgam
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48921777/ns/techn...

Dinosaur die-out might have been second of two closely timed extinctions
http://phys.org/news/2012-09-dinosaur-die-out...

Ancient Termite-Digging Creature Added to Mammal Family Tree
http://news.yahoo.com/ancient-termite-digging...

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#2 Sep 8, 2012
History

Early Developments of Art, Symbol and Technology in the Indus Valley Tradition
http://a.harappa.com/content/early-developmen...

How today's GOP has its roots in anti-slavery crusade
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/25/politics/cn...

The Oatmeal's Tesla Fundraiser Pushes Past $1.1M
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2408922,...

To Keep Inventor’s Flame Bright, Fans Return to His Workshop
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/28/science/to-...

Missing Voices: Native Perspective Lacking in Civil War Accounts
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/201...

French court opens murder inquiry into Arafat's death
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/28...

American Indian Tribes Make Offer on Black Hills Sacred Site
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/201...

The man who discovered a ‘lost’ wonder of the world
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archi...

Land near Petra was a green oasis in the past
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archi...

In final interview, liberal Cardinal says Church '200 years out of date'
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48876172/ns/world...

Prominent Priest Defended Child Sex Abusers, Later Apologizes
http://gma.yahoo.com/catholic-tv-star-rev-ben...

That Time a German Prince Built an Artificial Volcano
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeo...

“Murder Wasn’t Very Pretty”: The Rise and Fall of D.C. Stephenson
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/...

Venezuela:'No evidence' of Yanomami killing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america...

Beijing revisited after half a century
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19470953

Did Scott's own South Pole team seal his fate?
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22242-d...

New obsidian source points to ancient control of resources
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archi...

Ancient Mayan Theater Was Political Tool
http://news.discovery.com/history/mayan-theat...

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#3 Sep 8, 2012
Archaeology

Treasure hunter who found 'Ship of Gold' now sought by US Marshals
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/08/23/engineer...

Seeking Brooklyn’s Lost Mass Grave
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/nyregion/hi...

Launch of UNESCO–IAU Astronomical Heritage Web Portal
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archi...

Ambitious mission to raise the bell of the mighty Hood resumes
http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/News-and-Events/L...

Libya: Unesco Calls for Immediate Stop to Destruction of Sufi Religious Sites
http://allafrica.com/stories/201208281214.htm...

Controversy in Mexico over changes to and use of Mayan palaces, Aztec pyramids
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_ameri...

Stone Age Animal Figurines Unearthed Outside Jerusalem
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-29/ston...

Chamber of secrets: Historic Scotland launches virtual tour of Maeshowe
http://www.archaeology.co.uk/articles/news/ch...

Prehistoric rock art found in caves on Terceira Island – Azores
http://portuguese-american-journal.com/archeo...

Third 5,000-year-old figurine found at Orkney dig
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-e...

Archaeologists discover a sculpture representing a jaguar estimated to be 2,000 years old
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp...

Hurricane Isaac once again unearths Alabama shipwreck
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/09/04/hurrican...

Remnants of Japan’s Tsunami Attract an Archaeological Interest
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/04/science/rem...

Senegal floods uncover ancient artefacts in Dakar
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-194745...

Syrian obsidian discovery opens new chapter in Middle Eastern studies
http://www.shef.ac.uk/news/nr/syrian-obsidian...

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#4 Sep 8, 2012
Maya Prince's Tomb Found With Rare Drinking Vessel
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/...

World Heritage – a well-kept secret
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archi...

Surveying Rome’s forgotten frontier
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archi...

Ciudad Perdida, "The Lost City," Finds International Attention
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/septembe...

Burial Mounds Preserve Culture of Ancient Nomads in Kazakhstan
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/aroundthemall...

12 fascinating Civil War sites
http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/04/travel/civil-wa...

On remote Alaska island, artifacts reveal signs of human life
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/remote-...

Malian treasures trapped in a culture war
http://www.sfgate.com/world/article/Malian-tr...

Emperor Caligula Gold Coin Found Underwater Near Cyprus
http://eu.greekreporter.com/2012/08/21/empero...

Mysterious tablet’s secrets revealed
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/mysterious-t...

Ancient city disappearing brick by brick
http://www.iol.co.za/scitech/science/discover...

Well-meaning amateur artist destroys church fresco of Christ
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondea...

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#5 Sep 8, 2012
Egyptology

New stone inscription shows list of offerings to ancient gods
http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/...

Tutankhamun's death and the birth of monotheism
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg2152881...

See the 'Google pyramids' up close
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/04...

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#8 Sep 8, 2012
Name the asteroid in NASA's sights
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/04...

Moon's magnetic umbrellas may shield future spaceships
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22236-m...

Future spaceships may support life with walls full of water
http://dvice.com/archives/2012/09/future-spac...

Former U.S. President Backs 100 Year Starship
http://news.discovery.com/space/100yss-former...

What lies beyond the Higgs boson?
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/05... |utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=refe rral|utmcct=/&__utmv=23814 5375.|8=Earned%20By=msnbc%7Cte chnology%20%26%20science=1^12= Landing%20Content=Mixed=1^13=L anding%20Hostname=www.msnbc.ms n.com=1^30=Visit%20Type%20to%2 0Content=Earned%20to%20Mixed=1 &__utmk=269241010

Mars sample return: Scientists hope to one day hit pay dirt
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48913717/ns/techn...

143 km: Physicists break quantum teleportation distance
http://phys.org/news/2012-09-km-physicists-qu...

Can Curiosity Mars mission inspire like Apollo?
http://cumberlink.com/news/local/state-and-re...

NUCLEAR-POWERED LEDS WILL LIGHT UP FUTURE SPACE FARMS FAR FROM THE SUN
http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012...

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#9 Sep 8, 2012
Environment, Climate Change and Alternative Energy Sources

Scientists produce H2 for fuel cells using an inexpensive catalyst under real-world conditions
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-scientists-h2-fu...

Record haul of uranium harvested from seawater
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22201-r...

Report offers a roadmap for America's national parks
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/24/13...

Bioengineered Bacteria Pump Out Fuel for Cars
http://news.yahoo.com/bioengineered-bacteria-...

Food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/...

Scientists: Arctic sea ice at lowest level on record
http://www.usatoday.com/weather/climate/globa...

Grow Your Own Energy
http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_scie...

Biohybrid solar cells—Spinach power gets a big boost
http://phys.org/news/2012-09-biohybrid-solar-...

Climate change: More carbon dioxide leads to fewer clouds
http://phys.org/news/2012-09-climate-carbon-d...

Human impact felt on Black Sea long before industrial era
http://phys.org/news/2012-09-human-impact-fel...

Waste water harnessed to make electricity and plastics
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg2152880...

Fishing Vessels Level Seafloor
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm...

Japanese River Otter Declared Extinct
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinctio...

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#10 Sep 8, 2012
Biological, Genetics and Medical Sciences

Earth Supports One-Third Less Life Than Thought
http://news.yahoo.com/earth-supports-one-thir...

UK paraplegic woman first to take robotic suit home
http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/futureoftec...

IN WORLD FIRST, SCIENTISTS SURGICALLY IMPLANT A WORKING BIONIC EYE IN A BLIND PATIENT
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2012-08...

Tasmanian Devils' best hope for survival could rest on being less ferocious
http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/04/world/asia/eco-...

Binding sites for LIN28 protein found in thousands of human genes
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-09-sites-l...

Researchers Find Mysterious New AIDS-Like Disease
http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2012/08/25/resear...

Scientists Successfully ‘Hack’ Brain to Obtain Private Data
http://seattle.cbslocal.com/2012/08/25/scient...

Recently Discovered Lizard Species Down to 3 Remaining Females
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinctio...

North County Twins Cured after Whole Genome Sequencing
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/North-C...

The language of neural cells
http://www.northeastern.edu/news/2012/08/the-...

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#11 Sep 8, 2012
Other

What If Jesus Meant All That Stuff?
http://www.esquire.com/features/best-and-brig...

National Mall Reflecting Pool back on tourist map
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/25/travel/national...

New African Research Fund Launched
http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/...

Science Fiction or Fact: A Planet-Destroying Superweapon
http://m.yahoo.com/w/legobpengine/news/scienc...

The Never ending Hunt for Utopia
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/...

Swedish Team Hunts For Ghost Rocket In Lake Nammajaure
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/04/ghos...

200-Year-Old 'Monster Larva' Mystery Solved
http://news.yahoo.com/200-old-monster-larva-m...

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#12 Sep 8, 2012
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