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Coronavirus UK: Pubs heaving despite delays to easing of lockdown measures – Metro.co.uk

The rate of infection is quickly rising.

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Stunning 99-Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveals “Hell Ants” in Detail: Hunted With Bizarre, Deadly Mandibles – SciTechDaily

In a 99-million-year-old preserved amber fossil, researchers get a detailed glimpse into how ‘Hell Ants’ hunted with scythe-like mandibles and horn appendages. In findings published on August 6, 2020, in the journal Current Biology, researchers from New Jerse…

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Researchers discover a worker of the hell ant Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri grasping a nymph of Caputoraptor elegans (Alienoptera) preserved in amber dated to ~99 Ma. Credit: NJIT, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Rennes, France
In a 99-million-year-old preserved amber fossil, researchers get a detailed glimpse into how ‘Hell Ants’ hunted with scythe-like mandibles and horn appendages.
In findings published on August 6, 2020, in the journal Current Biology, researchers from New Jersey…

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DNA Study Reveals We Have a Mystery Human Ancestor – Ancient Origins

A new method for analyzing modern and archaic human DNA has thrown up some fascinating results. It appears that modern humans (Homo Sapiens) mated earlier and more frequently with an archaic human ancestor, a species of extinct hominins.

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A new method for analyzing modern and archaic human DNA has thrown up some fascinating results. It appears that modern humans ( Homo Sapiens ) mated earlier and more frequently with an archaic human ancestor, a species of extinct hominins. Moreover, they have found evidence the DNA of this mysterious archaic human ancestor is still part of our modern human genetic inheritance.
An American team of scientists, from leading American universities, embarked upon an ambitious plan to map the flow of…

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The eerie green ‘nightglow’ of Mars pulses in ultraviolet light in new NASA views – Space.com

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New images of green, pulsing ultraviolet flashes of Mars’ “nightglow” are illuminating circulation patterns in the Martian atmosphere.
NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission (MAVEN for short), has been studying Mars since it launched to orbit and study the Red Planet in 2013. Now, new images from MAVEN have revealed the weird and unexpected inner workings of the planet’s atmosphere.  
“MAVEN’s images offer our first global insights into atmospheric motions in Mars’ middle atmosp…

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