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Ancient Britons Likely Traded Wheat Before They Could Cultivate It In England

A group of British researchers discovered a cache of wheat DNA underwater near the Isle of Wight suggesting trading between hunter-gatherers and farmers earlier than expected. 256 more words


Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it. 18 more words

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Harrison Ford to reprise role as Deckard in 'Blade Runner' sequel - CNET

The original Rick Deckard returns in a sequel to Ridley Scott's sci-fi classic. Scott will executive produce while "Prisoners" director Denis Villeneuve has been tapped to helm the new film. 18 more words

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Head Transplants Are Coming Soon

Things didn’t go so great for Victor Frankenstein or his monster, but don’t tell that to Sergio Canavero.

The Italian doctor believes that it’s now possible to slice the head of off one person, stitch it to the decapitated body of another, and then reanimate the two-human mash-up. 484 more words


How Do You Keep Invasive Species out of America’s Largest Marine Reserve?

From Honolulu, it takes a day and a half to get there by boat. But Scott Godwin, an expert in the ways “alien” marine life can travel and take hold in new places, knows what is at risk. 1,568 more words


Rip Leonard Nimoy

I ve always been a science fiction geek. I ll admit it, proudly. Some of the best schools of thought I ve encountered through it. The takes on modern day issues translated into sci fi have really struck at the heart of society. 60 more words