Magnificent Roman-era building unearthed under Israel’s Western Wall

Good News Notes: “Inside the tunnels beneath the Western Wall in Israel, archaeologists have uncovered the final parts of an elaborate building that may have been used as a reception area for members of Jerusalem’s local council and their guests on their journey to Temple Mount.  The building consists of two hallways that were connected by…

A Never-Before-Seen Type of Signal Has Been Detected in The Human Brain

Good News Notes: “Scientists have discovered a unique form of cell messaging occurring in the human brain that’s not been seen before. Excitingly, the discovery hints that our brains might be even more powerful units of computation than we realized. Early last year, researchers from institutes in Germany and Greece reported a mechanism in the brain’s…

Nuclear bomb detectors uncover secret population of blue whales hiding in Indian Ocean

Good News Notes: “Scientists have discovered an entirely new population of pygmy blue whales in the Indian Ocean, which have managed to evade detection for decades despite their enormous size. Researchers uncovered the secretive cetaceans by analyzing acoustic data collected by an underwater nuclear bomb detection array, which revealed a unique song scientists had never heard before….

Egg of Extinct Dwarf Emu Discovered in Australian Sand Dune

Good News Notes: “A recently discovered extinct dwarf emu egg has offered the global scientific community valuable information into the deceased species. According to a report from Live Science, a researcher with the United Kingdom’s Natural History Museum and an Australian historian found the surprisingly large egg was on King Island, situated between Tasmania and Australia….

Archeologists discover 3000-year-old gold mask

Good News Notes: “One of archeologists’ most impressive findings so far is the remnants of a 3,000-year-old gold mask, with the outline of its ears and mouth intact. In the No. 8 pit, the largest of all the sacrificial areas, archeologists have unearthed more than 1,800 pieces of relic, including sacred trees, gold artifacts, and…

Scientists discover new species: “Chocolate frog”

Good News Notes: “Australian scientists discovered a new species of tree frog in a swampy rainforest in New Guinea. Details: Tree frogs are known for their green skin, but researchers encountered a species that had brown coloring, nicknaming it the “chocolate frog.” The team named the species “mira” — which translate to “surprised” in Latin — because they…

Florida scuba divers discover 50-pound Ice Age mammoth bone in river

Good News Notes: “Two Florida scuba divers uncovered a mammoth bone possibly dating back to the Ice Age while diving in a local river, according to reports. Derek Demeter and Henry Sadler found the four-foot, 50-pound bone in the Peace River near Acadia last Sunday, calling it an “amazing” discovery. “Henry is my dive buddy,” Demeter, Seminole State Planetarium’s director, told FOX…