Eerie temple chambers hinting at psychedelic rituals. We also get a glimpse into China's global Mars imaging. A mummified dog sheds light on the origins and evolution of mankind's best friend. Below are some of the most important stories from the past week.
Pre-Columbian Temple may have been used as a psychedelic ritual chamber by mysterious passageways
Researchers believe that a network of passageways and chambers built into an eerie temple complex in Peruvian Andes could have been used to perform rituals involving psychedelic herbs. Researchers believe that the passageways were designed to disorient participants in psychedelic rituals. You can read the entire story here
NASA Chief Hints That JWST's First Photos Will Include "Deepest Images Of Our Universe"
Six months after its thrilling launch, the James Webb Space Telescope, (JWST), will release its first high-resolution full-color images. NASA has given us some hints as to what we might be able to see. You can read the entire story here
Two-day power supply from a massive offshore wind turbine
The new offshore wind farm will use some massive turbines to generate power. One spin can power an average home for two days. These turbines are now even better than ever and will become the first US utility-scale wind farm. You can read the complete story here
China has scanned the entire of Mars. The shots are mind-blowing
China's global Mars imaging mission has been completed, fulfilling the primary missions of Tianwen-1 robotic spacecraft. The mission captured both medium-definition images from the entire planet and a variety of images with vibrant colors. The full story can be found here
Mummified Ice Age Wolves Show The Mysterious Dual Ancestry of Pet Dogs
Researchers have discovered the origins of the domestic dog, thanks to DNA taken from preserved ancient wolves. This huge analysis shows that modern dogs share a dual ancestry, which can be traced back to at least two ancient wolves. The full story is available here
The Feature of the Week:
Bowel cancer symptoms should be a top priority. You should probably check your poo every day
People are being asked to make sure they check their loo regularly for signs of this deadly form of cancer. The full story is available here