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Decoding Evolution of Large Brains in Primates Helps Study Human Traces

Reconstruction of ancient kiwi-sized primate skulls helped University of Florida researchers to solve an age-old miystery of evolution of large brains in apes into human species. University of Florida paleontologists ...

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Heard of Mental Time Travel? Yes, Only Humans Can Do!

There is one more reason to make merry this Christmas season, that is only we, humans, can recall personal experiences and also travel into the future with the power of ...

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Missing Link Between Humans, Apes Could be Unique African Chimp: Experts

Close on the heels of making it to news when visiting US President Barack Obama was introduced to “Lucy” — the 3.2 million-year-old Australopithecus afarensis discovered in Ethiopia in 1974, ...

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Mosquitoes visualize target to bite from your breath: Study

The mosquito has a unique method to find its prey and pierce down the human skin for blood. It employs a combination of olfactory, visual, and thermal cues to find ...

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Monkeys Share Thirst for Knowledge Just Like Humans: Study

Monkeys are notoriously curious, going by new research that shows how eager they are to gain new information, even if it means no immediate benefits as their brain indicates similar ...

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Evolution: Why humans are affected less by retroviral infections than other animals?

The proportion of humans infected with retroviruses is less when compared with other animals as we have fewer remnants of viral DNA in our genes, said a new research. Attributing ...

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Like Humans, offspring of dominant chimp mothers win more fights

Like human beings, a dominant mom helps young chimpanzees win playground fights, shows a new study after a 12-year-period observations of playground fights between young chimpanzees in East Africa. The ...

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Dogs migrated to Americas not before humans, confirms new study

Dogs may have first migrated to the Americas only about 10,000 years ago, almost thousands of years after the first human migrants reached North America, said new research. The findings ...

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The Influence of Human Speech on Babies

A recent research conducted in US revealed that talking to one’s babies could help them to strengthen their capabilities to learn and succeed in life later. Northwestern University psychologist Sandra ...

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How Humans Evolved Stronger Than Other Species? It’s in Gut Bacteria, says study

How human species thrived and evolved stronger than other species to be what they are now? A new study has found that microbes residing within the guts of our ancestors helped ...

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Crows are Much Smarter Than Previously Thought: Study

When trained, crows can easily identify items by colour, shape and number of single samples as a matter of fact, that is as good as humans in terms of the ...

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Apes have more diversified, better gut bacteria than Humans: Study

New York, Nov 4 (IANS) The microbes living in people’s guts play a very important role in keeping us healthy, but the ones existing in our body today are a ...

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‘Nanoparticles’ in packaged food harmful for humans, climate says study

Nanomaterials used in food packaging, personal care products and even as food additives may not only interfere with your digestion, but also lead to release of potentially harmful substances in ...

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Fukushima nuclear accident: Effects now visible in butterflies, humans next?

The accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant in japan following the March 12, 2011 earthquake and tsunami caused a massive release of radioactive materials to the environment that butterflies ...

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