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Move Over Neanderthals, Newly Discovered ‘Dragon Man’ Might Be Our True Sister Species
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Move Over Neanderthals, Newly Discovered ‘Dragon Man’ Might Be Our True Sister Species

Artist’s reconstruction of Dragon Man.Image: Xijun Ni et al., 2021/The Innovation A comprehensive analysis of an unusually large skull found in Harbin, China has led to the reported discovery of a previously unknown species of extinct human, dubbed “Dragon Man.” Dating back some 146,000 years, the skull is forcing a re-think of human evolution in...

Samsung’s Next Two Foldable Phones Apparently Revealed in New Leaks
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Samsung’s Next Two Foldable Phones Apparently Revealed in New Leaks

Image: Samsung via Evan Blass (Other) Ahead of their rumored launch sometime in August, Samsung’s two next-gen foldable phones have seemingly just been revealed in a series of leaked photos sporting some interesting upgrades. Advertisement In what appear to be official renders posted on Twitter by noted-leaker Evan Blass, we can see the updated design...

Supernatural’s Brothers Are Fighting Again—for Real This Time
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Supernatural’s Brothers Are Fighting Again—for Real This Time

Look like little they were!Photo: The CW Supernatural fans “rejoiced” (maybe?) when they learned star Jensen Ackles and his wife Danneel Ackles were developing a prequel series about Sam and Dean’s parents, called The Winchesters. But there’s one person who apparently didn’t get the memo: Sam Winchester. “I’m gutted,” actor Jared Padalecki said. Advertisement Late...

China Releases Plans for Permanent Mars Base
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China Releases Plans for Permanent Mars Base

The race to establish a human presence on Mars is heating up. Mars Base Alpha China’s state-owned Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) has announced some ambitious plans to establish a permanent crewed base on the surface of Mars. In a speech at the Global Space Exploration Conference (GLEX 2021), CALT head Wang Xiaojun elaborated...

How a Technical Background Translates to Exceptional Business Leadership
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How a Technical Background Translates to Exceptional Business Leadership

June 25, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Some of the most successful business leaders today have one overarching trait in common: They possess a deep, technical background that helps them make informed business decisions.  For example, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, studied physics in college, then...

Why We Need An Operation Warp Speed For Agriculture
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Why We Need An Operation Warp Speed For Agriculture

June 25, 2021 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As cities reopen across the United States, economies revive and people de-mask, we owe it in part to Operation Warp Speed.  Despite challenges, the $18 billion public-private program achieved the impossible — developing, manufacturing and distributing an effective, safe vaccine on a...

This Is How Stem-Cell Therapy Treats Serious Brain Injuries
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This Is How Stem-Cell Therapy Treats Serious Brain Injuries

June 25, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. More than 2 million people sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBI) every year. Professional athletes, military veterans, first responders and many others suffer severe anxiety and depression and other debilitating symptoms as a result. Many more report symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE),...

Edge Delta raises $15M Series A to take on Splunk
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Edge Delta raises $15M Series A to take on Splunk

Seattle-based Edge Delta, a startup that is building a modern distributed monitoring stack that is competing directly with industry heavyweights like Splunk, New Relic and Datadog, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round led by Menlo Ventures and Tim Tully, the former CTO of Splunk. Previous investors MaC Venture...

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Equity Live: This is what leadership smells like

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we did something fun and different and good: a live show! A good number of people came, and asked questions, and altogether, it was a blast. Danny, Natasha, and Alex had a lovely time with the...