An artist’s reconstruction shows what Danuvius guggenmosi, the earliest ape able to walk upright, might have looked like. (Velizar Simeonovski) The remains of an ancient ape found in a Bavarian clay pit suggest that humans’ ancestors began standing upright millions of years earlier than previously thought, scientists said Wednesday. AnRead More →

Tokyo Electric Power may have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s environment minister said on Tuesday. After the plant was crippled by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011, Tokyo Electric (Tepco) has collected in tanks at the wrecked sites more thanRead More →

Facebook said on Tuesday its face recognition technology will now be available to all users with an option to opt out, while deciding to discontinue a related feature called Tag Suggestions. Face recognition, which was available to some Facebook users since December 2017, notifies an account holder if their profileRead More →