Evidence in Java says humans and Homo erectus didn’t overlap

Dating sediment from a cave in Java leads scientists to conclude that ancient humans and Homo erectus didn't meet.

U. Queensland | Jan. 6, 2020 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology early-humans fossils indonesia

Food like tempeh tastes better with a backstory

A taste test with traditional and modern preparations of tempeh suggests knowing a food's backstory can improve its taste.

Lene Hundborg Koss-U. Copenhagen | Nov. 12, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment society-and-culture emotions food indonesia soy taste

Indonesian fires robbed kids of height and future income

New research documents the human toll of palm oil plantation fires in Indonesia. "This disadvantage is impossible to reverse."

Duke University | Feb. 21, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment featured health-and-medicine agriculture childrens-health fires indonesia pollution

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