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‘Lucy’s baby’ suggests famed human ancestor had a primitive brain

‘Lucy’s baby’ suggests famed human ancestor had a primitive brain

By Micah Moen 13 Comments April 4, 2020

In 1974, the discovery of a 3-million-year-old female that walked on two legs rocked the world. Researchers knew her as AL 288-1. To the public, she was simply Lucy. Scientists tried to piece together a picture of her life. She likely slumbered in trees, and some think she might have died after falling from one. […]

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Microbes & Breastfeeding – LET THEM EAT DIRT short films

Microbes & Breastfeeding – LET THEM EAT DIRT short films

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 4, 2020

If there’s one gift that a woman could give to her children it would be breast milk. When I’m breastfeeding my girls I know there’s something else going on besides just the nutrition. I think they’re learning that they belong here. Where we’re from, Guatemala, everybody nurses. Everyone. And if you can’t nurse, another person […]

Microbes & Obesity – LET THEM EAT DIRT short films

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 4, 2020

Food allergies increased 50% between 1997 and 2011, and the map tracking obesity since 1980 is dramatic, and a little scary. We heard about the link between antibiotic use and obesity, but is there actual proof that microbes play a role in the obesity epidemic? Kids are eating more, and playing and being active less. […]

What If Earth Suffered an Alien Pandemic? | Unveiled

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 4, 2020

Diseases of all types pose a constant threat to humanity. New pathogens are emerging all the time as viruses and bacteria mutate and grow, making the fight against them feel like an uphill battle. But what would happen if an unprecedented disease from a completely different planet arrived in our atmosphere? This is Unveiled, and […]

Biography of Florence Bascom

Biography of Florence Bascom

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 1, 2020

>>When you think of a rockstar scientist, who comes to mind? Einstein? Sir Isaac Newton? Or maybe Marie Curie? But what about someone who was truly a rockstar. We’re talking about geologist Florence Bascom, AKA the stone woman. A pioneer and a woman of many firsts, Bascom became the first woman ever to earn a […]

NDE: The nature and significance of Near Death Experiences.

NDE: The nature and significance of Near Death Experiences.

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 1, 2020

It is now about 100 years that the theory of relativity and the quantum physics, quantum mechanics, brought a real earthquake into the classic ways of Science – especially the physics, but the topic of Near-death experiences it can bring even a bigger earthquake – and not only to the neuroscience, it can change our […]

Life at hydrothermal vents | Natural History Museum

Life at hydrothermal vents | Natural History Museum

By Micah Moen 4 Comments April 1, 2020

I’m incredibly fortunate to go out on oceanographic voyages and see environments that nobody has ever seen before. One unique environment that we’re studying in the deep ocean now are these places called hydrothermal vents. So although they appear to be very toxic and very harsh environments, these are heated and chemically enriched hot springs […]

British UK Nature Wildlife Documentary FULL HD | Halcyon River Diaries | English Subtitles

By Micah Moen 0 Comment March 31, 2020

When I was a boy, I dreamed of a river. MY river… ..of mayflies and monsters… ..of weirs and whirlpools. Now I am grown, my river still surprises me. With each uncovered secret, I fall deeper into a magical world. I have loved this river all my life. Now I cross her to reach home […]

Image of the Week — Antarctica’s Newest Island

Image of the Week — Antarctica’s Newest Island

By Micah Moen 0 Comment March 31, 2020

♪ Antarctica has been the source for a host of fascinating satellite imagery in recent months. We’ve offered scenes from the southern solstice, images of icebergs adrift, and shots of pooling meltwater during some of the warmest days on record for the frozen continent. An international team of scientists onboard a U.S. research vessel recently […]