What did Neanderthals evolve from (Planet Earth Report)

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Today’s stories range from What Did Neandertals Evolve From? –Scientists search for the missing link between humans and Neanderthals in The Inner Life of a Lobster: Do Invertebrates Have Emotions? and much more. The Planet Earth Report provides descriptive links to news headlines written by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people and events that are changing our knowledge of planet Earth and the future of the human species.

Building the World’s Largest Animal Crossing Outside of Los Angeles – “This crossing will reconnect habitats that have been cut off from each other for three quarters of a century and it will do so on a highway that is constantly buzzing with cars – 300,000 pass this place every day.

The inner life of a lobster: Do invertebrates have emotions? – There is strong evidence that invertebrates are sentient beings, reports Big Think. “Do animals feel emotions? Scientists and philosophers have debated this question for decades. Some countries legally recognize that animals close to humans, such as some mammals, are sentient and can feel emotions. But only a few countries recognize the susceptibility of invertebrates like octopus, lobsters and insects. With hundreds of studies affirming the sentience of invertebrates, age-old moral and legal questions surrounding emotions and our relationship with animals are emerging into popular consciousness.

What did Neanderthals evolve from? –Scientists are looking for the missing link between humans and Neanderthals, Discover reports. “Experts thought Homo heidelbergensis was the missing link – an early human species known to be the first to build shelters – but new research has challenged that theory.

Space needs environmental protection just like Earthexperts say – “The scientific, economic and cultural benefits of space must be weighed against the adverse environmental impacts posed by an influx of space debris – some 60 miles above the Earth’s surface – fueled by the rapid growth of so-called mega-satellite constellations.In an April 22 paper in Nature Astronomy, the authors say space is an important environment to preserve on behalf of professional astronomers, amateur astronomers, and indigenous peoples. .

Why Apple co-founder Steve Woznizk’s plan to solve Space JUnk might just work. “The space above Earth is full of human waste in the form of satellites and junk. The race to launch even more satellites over the next decade could mean we are doomed to repeat environmental mistakes that we have committed here on Earth in space.

To save to save the planet Earth Day must die – Dr. Wayne Visser, a world-renowned Cambridge thought leader, is a respected expert on sustainability and environmentally responsible business practices. He would be the perfect spokesperson for Earth Day on April 22, 2022, if he weren’t so concerned with being a spokesperson for the Earth. In his new book, Thriving: The Breakthrough Movement to Regenerate Nature, Society, and the Economy, Visser explores an innovative agenda for turning our greatest global societal and environmental challenges into opportunities to thrive.

How can we help children deal with “eco-anxiety”? scientificTists search for the missing link between humans and Neanderthals, reports Discover. “Experts thought Homo heidelbergensis was the missing link – an early human species known to be the first to build shelters – but new research has challenged that theory.

“More and more children suffer from “eco-anxiety”: a chronic fear of environmental catastrophe. But some turn their panic into a force for good

How a mouse could help humans heal better. reports BBC Future. “Few mammals have the ability to regenerate a severed spinal cord and heal other serious injuries without scarring, but a small rodent from Africa could hold the key to a medical revolution.

New from the NSA AI-designed hypersonic missiles Medium.com reports – “One of the most shocking revelations of the war in Ukraine has been Russia’s liberal use of hypersonic missiles, especially as the United States lags behind with its designs for hypersonic weapons. However, thanks to NASA and some amazing AI scientists, that might be about to change. But what are hypersonic missiles? Why are they important? And if Putin should be worried,