CSI Stone Age: Scientists discover how ancient human ancestor Lucy died

Bone by bone, UT Austin paleoanthropologist John Kappelman pieced together the life and death of Lucy, the most famous fossil of a human ancestor. She likely died after suffering injuries from an unimpeded free fall from a tall tree, suggesting the terrestrial species likely foraged or nested in trees.CategoryEducation Aug 29, 2016

Barack Obama is to expand Hawaiian marine reserve four-fold

President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on 26 August, an action that will ban commercial fishing from more than 582,500 sq miles of the Pacific Ocean. The four-fold boost in territory will cover an area with more than 7,000 marine species, including a coral that is the worlds oldest-known living organism at 4,265 years old. Aug 26, 2016
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