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Ancient 'Cosmic Catastrophe' May Have Impacted Early Human Societies, Scientists Say

Ancient ‘Cosmic Catastrophe’ May Have Impacted Early Human Societies, Scientists Say

Africa-Press - South-Africa. The impact event is suspected to be the cause of a mini-ice age that lasted over 1000 years.The collision of comet...
Japan Planning Soil Sampling Mission to Mars' Moon Phobos, Reports Say

Japan Planning Soil Sampling Mission to Mars’ Moon Phobos, Reports Say

Africa-Press - South-Africa. TOKYO (Sputnik) - The Japanese government is considering sending a spacecraft to Mars's Phobos satellite in 2024 to obtain soil samples...
Scientists Discover Oldest Strain of Black Death Which Killed Millions of People

Scientists Discover Oldest Strain of Black Death Which Killed Millions of People

Africa-Press - South-Africa. The infectious disease is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. In the beginning, the plague only affected rodents, but over time...
Russian Space Agency Proposes Putting a Nuclear Power Station on Mars

Russian Space Agency Proposes Putting a Nuclear Power Station on Mars

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Engineers say the power plant can be delivered to the Red Planet using the Zeus – a prospective Russian nuclear-powered space...
Earth Could be Swallowed by Wandering Black Hole, Claims New Study

Earth Could be Swallowed by Wandering Black Hole, Claims New Study

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Black holes are regions of space-time where the levels of gravity are so strong that nothing – not even light –...
Want to Age Slowly? Scientists Discover Way to Reduce Biological Age by 2.5 Years

Want to Age Slowly? Scientists Discover Way to Reduce Biological Age by 2.5 Years

Africa-Press - South-Africa. According to researchers, green spaces foster physical activity, enhance social interactions, and even lower crime rates.By living near green spaces, individuals...
Researchers Unveil the Origin of Stone Age Technological Advancement

Researchers Unveil the Origin of Stone Age Technological Advancement

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Scientists shed light into how primitive people produced advanced stone tools 50 thousand years ago, cutting across six cultural periods in...
Most Luminous Object in the Known Universe Eats a Sun’s Worth of Material Every Day

Most Luminous Object in the Known Universe Eats a Sun’s Worth of Material Every...

Africa-Press - South-Africa. The black hole powering the most luminous object observed in the solar system is eating roughly the equivalent of the Sun...
Moderna pauses plans to build vaccines facility in Kenya

Moderna pauses plans to build vaccines facility in Kenya

Africa-Press - South-Africa. American drugmaker Moderna said on Thursday, April 12, that it had paused its plans to build an mRNA vaccine manufacturing plant...
Aliens Might Use Stars for Clandestine Communications, New Hypothesis Suggests

Aliens Might Use Stars for Clandestine Communications, New Hypothesis Suggests

Africa-Press - South-Africa. The author of the hypothesis argued that the universe might actually be “bathed in alien chatter and other forms of distributed...