Humans have reshaped Earth’s ecology for 12k years, but ancient civilizations didn’t misuse land

Humans have been reshaping ecology across most of the Earth for at least 12,000 years, but ancient civilizations did not misuse the land like today’s inhabitants, a new study reveals.  A team of international scientists determined for most of history, humans have occupied the same amount of land across the globe and by 10000 BC, … Read more

Humans have been altering Earth’s land for 12,000 years, study reveals 

Humans have been reshaping ecology across most of the Earth for at least 12,000 years, but ancient civilizations did not misuse the land like today’s inhabitants, a new study reveals.  A team of international scientists determined for most of history, humans have occupied the same amount of land across the globe and by 10000 BC, … Read more

Eye-brain connection humans first evolved in fish 100 MILLION years earlier than previously thought

Discovery that ‘literally changes the textbook’: Eye-brain connection humans have today first evolved in fish 100 MILLION years earlier than previously believed A study found the human eye-brain connection was present 450M years ago This means the network of nerves evolved 100 million years earlier than thought Experts analyzed the gar fish, which is similar … Read more

Professor Brian Cox tells This Morning viewers humans might be HOLOGRAMS

Professor Brian Cox baffles This Morning viewers with bizarre theory that the universe ‘may not be the way we perceive it to be’ and suggests all humans are actually HOLOGRAMS Brian Cox, 53, left This Morning viewers with more questions than answers today Appeared on show to promote new live tour Horizons: A 2021 Space … Read more

Professor Brian Cox baffles This Morning viewers with claim that humans might be HOLOGRAMS

Professor Brian Cox baffles This Morning viewers with bizarre theory that the universe ‘may not be the way we perceive it to be’ and suggests all humans are actually HOLOGRAMS Brian Cox, 53, left This Morning viewers with more questions than answers today Appeared on show to promote new live tour Horizons: A 2021 Space … Read more

Stone Age humans were HYPERCARNIVORES and survived on mostly meat

Our earliest tool-making ancestors survived on a mostly meat-based diet until about 80,000 years ago when large animals died out and they were forced to eat more vegetables, according to the findings of a new study.  Researchers from Tel Aviv University were able to reconstruct the nutrition of stone age humans by examining 400 scientific papers … Read more

Prince William warns humans must avoid climate change disaster

Charles called on world leaders to give their support to the ‘Terra Carta’ – a new initiative providing the basis of a sustainable recovery plan for Nature, People and Planet at the heart of global value creation.  The Terra Carta (Earth Charter), ‘provides a roadmap to 2030 for businesses to move towards an ambitious and … Read more

Sir David Attenborough replies to four-year-old’s letter to reassure him humans won’t become extinct

Sir David Attenborough replies to four-year-old boy’s letter to reassure him that humans won’t become extinct ‘like the dinosaurs’ if ‘we look after our planet properly’ Otis Allen asked if humanity would go extinct as his mother tucked him in to bed Gerry Holt, 38 said she was left ‘stumped,’ by her four-year-old son’s question … Read more

Ancient humans who could smell more complex aromas gained advantage over rivals, new book claims 

How quest for tastier food helped drive evolution: Ancient humans who could smell and desire more complex aromas gained advantage over rivals, new book claims Academics suggested early humans could smell complex aromas had advantage Claim the pursuit of flavour was the main reason for creation of tools and fire  Goes against scientists claims early … Read more

Robots posing as humans now answer 85% of customer queries online

Hi Rosie, I can see you’re thinking of leaving us,’ a customer services adviser called Ann wrote via the live chat service on my broadband provider’s website. ‘Yes, I’ve been trying to speak to the call centre but I’ve been on hold for 42 minutes.’ ‘I understand that,’ came the message back. But did she? … Read more