FIRST EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT HUMAN OCCUPATION FOUND IN GIANT LAVA TUBE CAVE IN SAUDI ARABIA

  The western passage of the Umm Jirsan lava tube. Green Arabia Project Tue 23 April 2024: If you look from above, you can see thousands of stone structures dotting the landscape of the Arabian peninsula. On the ground, you can find a bounty of stone tools and ancient fireplaces scattered along the edges of ancient lakes, as […]

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GOOGLE MAPS LAUNCHES NEW FEATURE TO SHOW THE MOST FUEL-EFFICIENT ROUTES IN AUSTRALIA

Tue 23 April 2024: Google Maps Australia has unveiled new eco-friendly features in honor of Earth Day to motivate drivers to choose more environmentally responsible modes of transportation, The Guardian reported. The tech giant will encourage tourists to either take public transport or walk to their destinations. Australians who still intend to travel will be […]

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WHATSAPP INTRODUCES A NEW FEATURE FOR COMMUNITY GROUP CHATS

Mon 22 April 2024: The well-known messaging app WhatsApp has introduced a new and helpful feature that allows users to establish events and invite members of community groups to online meetings via voice or video conversations. The feature also allows users to target alerts to those who accept their invitations. The most recent “event” function, […]

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OUR EFFORTS TO FIGHT AGING ARE REVEALED BY THE HUMAN MUSCLE MAP

Mon 22 April 2024: The first comprehensive atlas of aging muscles in humans has improved our understanding of how muscle changes with age and attempts to combat its effects at the cellular and molecular levels. Researchers constructed a muscle map of the human body and identified specialty nuclei that help mend deteriorating nerve connections with […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE IS THREATENING THE WORLD’S ECONOMY WITH MASSIVE INCOME REDUCTIONS: STUDY

Mon 22 April 2024: Even with an early and drastic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, climate change is expected to cause a 19% economic loss for the world economy by 2050, according to a new study published on Wednesday. The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) analysis, which was published in the scientific journal […]

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UK SET TO BAN TOBACCO SALES FOR A ‘SMOKE-FREE’ GENERATION. WILL IT WORK?

Sun 21 April 2024: Britain is set to impose tough measures to stub out smoking, which has emerged as one of the biggest causes of cancer deaths in the country. Parliament approved the government’s “historic” plans to create a “smoke-free” generation on Tuesday in a bid to reduce the number of people dying from smoking-related […]

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NIGERIA’S TUNDE ONAKOYA SETS 60-HOUR NONSTOP CHESS RECORD TO RAISE MONEY FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN

Sun 21 April 2024: Tunde Onakoya, a Nigerian chess champion broke the world record for the longest chess marathon by going unbeaten for more than 58 hours in Times Square, New York City, to raise funds for needy children. Onakoya, 29, began his marathon session on Wednesday, intending to earn $1 million for children’s education […]

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RESEARCHERS IN AUSTRALIA IDENTIFY 3 NEW SPECIES OF EXTINCT KANGAROOS

  The skeleton of a Protemnodon viator, which was double the size of the red kangaroo.(Supplied: Flinders University ) Sun 21 April 2024: Researchers announced that they have discovered three new kangaroo species that lived in Australia between 5 million and 40,000 years ago, according to Anadolu Agency. The research team, from Flinders University in Australia, […]

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HALF OF WORLD’S MOST VULNERABLE FACE WIDENING GAP WITH WEALTHIEST ECONOMIES: WORLD BANK

Sun 21 April 2024: For the first time this century, half of the world’s 75 most vulnerable countries are experiencing an increasing income gap with the wealthiest economies, according to a World Bank research released on Monday, Anadolu reports. According to the paper The Great Reversal: Prospects, Risks, and Policies in International Development Association nations, […]

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