In the News, April 26, 2019

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This is a podcast which picks up a few interesting things that have appeared in the news in recent weeks. In this episode we have something on archaeology, health, and science/sport.

In archaeology, we find that the bones of a distant relative of humans, homo luzonensis, have been discovered in a cave in the Philippines.

You can find out more about this interesting story here:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/10/science/homo-luzonensis-philippines-evolution.html

In health, we discover that there is a possible measles epidemic in our near future. You can read more about this alarming story here:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/apr/25/nearly-170m-under-10s-unvaccinated-against-measles-worldwide

And finally, in science, we learn why there are often disputes between players in sporting events. You can read more about this here:

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/apr/24/scientists-find-reason-behind-split-second-sporting-disputes

Worksheet Answers:

  1. B 2. C 3. A

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