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Neanderthals and Denisovites probably lived side by side for tens of thousands of years during their 300,000-year occupation of Denisov’s Cave in Siberia. Homo sapiens perhaps, the cave house would have called evidence that modern humans moved about 49,000 years ago. In the cave of the same name, the Denisov species was discovered in 2010, as well as the world's first known “hybrid” of two ancient human groups, a woman whose mother was a Neanderthal, and her father was Denisovan.
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The world and common membership in the European Union allowed scientists in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to create a unique cross-border research system. Brexit is now at risk of upsetting this community, potentially returning the hard border between the Republic of Ireland in the EU and Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom. This problem also causes painful memories of recent conflicts. “The worst outcome of Brexit will be the resumption of violence,” says Tom Molloy, director of public relations at Trinity College Dublin. But the republic has a bright side: Ireland will become the only English-speaking country with full access to the EU single market and EU research programs.
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Astrophysicists first calculated how individual particles of matter and antimatter rotate around a rotating black hole. Computer simulation gives a critical idea of how black holes emit jets of matter at almost the speed of light. The results confirm the two previously proposed mechanisms for feeding mysterious jets: turbulent flows of positrons and electrons and particles with negative energy.
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Two of China’s most respected physicists, Nobel Prize winner Chen-Ning Yang and his lifelong friend, nuclear energy pioneer Deng Jiaxian, saw their lives and careers diverging when they were called upon to return to their “homeland” after World War II. Yang became a US citizen, and Dan spent time in a gulag. Particle physicist Yangyang Cheng explores how Yang and Dan were guided by idealism, patriotism and politics, and said that their dilemmas are no different from those that scientists face today.
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“For many of us, climate change is not a disaster film. This is a kitchen sink drama, ”says climatologist Kate Marvel, who watched disaster films with three other scientists for a podcast. AnthropocinemaShe talks about how "rising temperatures destroy expectations, destroy dreams and create new worlds."
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