The West is slowly rebuilding its rare earths supply chain

Bit by bit, Western companies and governments are reassembling their rare earths supply chain, trying to reverse decades of the hollowing out, outsourcing, and offshoring of the critical industry to China. No one said this would be easy. This month brought a promising development: new investment in a Norwegian rare earths processing firm. It’s a … Read more

Dogs May Have Evolved From Two Different Wolf Populations | Smart News

Scientists are studying ancient wolves to better understand the domestication of dogs. Pixabay Scientists—and plenty of doting dog owners—have long wondered when and where wolves began their evolution to become humanity’s best friend. And though they haven’t fully solved it, researchers have now added a big, new piece to the dog domestication puzzle. Today’s modern … Read more