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Paleogeneticists isolated DNA from the remains of a young woman who died in South Sulawesi about 7.3-7.2 thousand years ago and found that her genome contains fewer genes from Denisovans than most modern Australian Aborigines and Papuans. In addition, it belongs to a previously undescribed population of hunter-gatherers, whose ancestors may have come to Sulawesi before the Papuans, Australian, and Tasmanian aborigines.
Mathematician Daniel Mansfield of the University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) reexamined cuneiform clay tablets discovered more than a century ago and found the oldest example of applied geometry on one of them.
American geneticists analyzed 279 genomes of modern and 3 archaic people and found that the human genome is only 1.5-7 percent unique in relation to other hominins.
Cosmic Explosions 10 Times More Powerful Than a Supernova To Solve 13-Billion-Year-Old Space Mystery
Hypernova outbursts could be the main suppliers of r-process elements in the earliest stages of galaxy formation. Astronomers came to this conclusion after studying one of the stars in the halo of the Milky Way.