Media Coverage

Our study received wide global media attention coinciding with its online publication on 22 February, 2012. Links to some of the main stories are below.

Institutional Press Releases

Yale University

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (in French)

Museum für Naturkunde (in German)

Western University of Health Sciences

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (in Arabic)

Carnegie Mellon University

Primary Media Coverage

Science Magazine


National Geographic

Al Hayat (in Arabic)

Discover Magazine – Not Exactly Rocket Science

Discovery News

The National


Daily Mail

Le Figaro (in French)

LiveScience, as published on MSNBC, Huffington Post, CBS


Die Welt (in German)

Der Spiegel (in German)

China Network Television CNTV (in Mandarin)

Futura Sciences (in French)

Daily Telegraph

NOW Lebanon

Khaleej Times

Sky News