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Tool or weapon? New research throws light on stone artifacts’ use as ancient projectiles

A team of psychologists, kinesiologists and archaeologists at Indiana University and elsewhere are throwing new light on a longstanding archaeological mystery: the purpose of a large number of spherical stone artifacts found at a major archaeological site in South Africa. … Continue reading

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Early armored dino from Texas lacked cousin’s club-tail weapon, but had a nose for danger

Well-known armored dinosaur Ankylosaurus is famous for a hard knobby layer of bone across its back and a football-sized club on its tail for wielding against meat-eating enemies. read more (e) Science News – Paleontology & Archaeology

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Early armored dinosaur from Texas lacked cousin’s club-tail weapon, but had a nose for danger

First-ever CT scans of the early armored dinosaur Pawpawsaurus campbelli reveal that although the Texas dino lacked its cousin’s club-tail it had a sharp nose for danger. A relative of Ankylosaurus, Pawpawsaurus’s saving grace from predators may have been an … Continue reading

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Dialogue a weapon against discrimination says gay footballer

(ANSA) – Brindisi, December 12 – Dialogue is the only worthy weapon against discrimination, gay beauty-contest winner and former footballer Giovanni Licchello told hotel and catering students in the southern Italian city of Brindisi two days ago. Licchello, 26, won … Continue reading

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Mammals, ‘secret weapon’ against viruses

(ANSAmed) – Rome, October 11 – the mammals have a secret weapon against the virus, which is also used by plants and invertebrates: defend themselves using the right arm of Dna, Rna, neutralizing attacks. The discovery, the result of two … Continue reading

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New aspirin ‘weapon’ psychiatrists

(ANSA) – SYDNEY, May 14 – nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin are effective in the fight against the most common mental illnesses, whose origin is back on inflammatory processes in the blood and in the brain. Trials at the … Continue reading

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In a weapon anti-aging gene

(ANSAmed) – Rome, may 8 is in a gene responsible for waste management ‘ cell ‘ weapon against aging: was sufficient to improve the action of 25% to lengthen the life of the fruit fly. The result, published in the … Continue reading

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