The Great London [2017-01-15

  • Astrophysics: Cosmology safe as universe has no sense of direction

  • Philippines: What Hunter-Gatherers can tell us about fundamental human social networks

  • Palaeontology: Africa’s earliest known coelacanth found in Eastern Cape

  • Ecosystems: Immense species richness of bacterial-eating microorganisms discovered in soil

  • United Kingdom: First-ever legal bid for return of Parthenon Sculptures to Greece thrown out by European Court of Human Rights

  • Italy: Ötzi – a treacherous murder – with links to Central Italy

  • Environment: Fossil fuel emissions will complicate C14 dating, warns scientist

  • Breaking News: Accelerating the search for intelligent life in the universe

  • Astronomy: Strong ‘electric wind’ strips planets of oceans and atmospheres

  • Great Legacy: Fossils and minerals take the antiques market by storm

  • Genetics: Scientists propose new evolution model for tropical rainforests

  • Greenland: What the Inuit can tell us about omega-3 fats and ‘paleo’ diets

  • Scotland: 'Skeletons: Our Buried Bones' at the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

  • Breaking News: Titan's atmosphere even more Earth-like than previously thought

  • Breaking News: Remains of 16 Kushite pyramids discovered in Sudan

  • Forensics: Homo neanderthalensis met a violent end at Sima de los Huesos

  • Environment: New Ice Age to begin by 2030?

  • Greece: Did ebola strike Athens in 430 BC?

  • Fossils: Elbows of extinct marsupial lion suggest unique hunting style

  • Evolution: Life as we know it most likely arose via 'long, slow dance'

  • East Asia: How China is rewriting the book on human origins

  • UK: UK marks 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

  • Evolution: Divergent climate tolerances play crucial roles in how species evolve

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