Each week we uncover the most interesting and informative articles from around the world, here are some of the coolest stories in science this week.
A New Piece to the Puzzle
A brand-new particle has possibly emerged and is altering the future destiny of our entire cosmos, a physicist says. [Read more about the find.]
Using genetic data from 1,200 modern indigenous Africans, researchers believe they’ve pinpointed the location of the first permanent human settlement, which thrived 200,000 years ago. [Read more about the link.]
The U.S. Air Force's unpiloted X-37B space plane landed back on Earth Sunday (Oct. 27) after a record 780 days in orbit , racking up the fifth ultra-long mission for the military's mini-shuttle fleet. [Read more about the return.]
A grisly find of human bones behind a house in the Scottish city of Aberdeen is now thought to point to a dark chapter in history — the illicit use of dead bodies for anatomical practice in the 19th century. [Read more about the bones.]