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April 15, 2014
Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting
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Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous. A research team from PALAEO (Centre for Human Palaeoecology and Evolutionary Origins) and the Department of Archaeology at York offer a new and distinctive perspective which suggests that Neanderthal children experienced strong emotional attachments with their immediate social group, used play to develop skills and played a significant role in their society. ... read more

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New Technique Sheds Light on Human Neural Networks
Using spatial light interference microscopy (SLIM) techniques developed by Gabriel Popescu, director of the lab, the researchers were able to show for the first time how human embryonic stem cell de ... more
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Technofossils are an unprecedented legacy left behind by humans
A new study by an international team of scientists, including Dr Jan Zalasiewicz and Professor Mark Williams of the University of Leicester's Department of Geology, suggests that the fossil impact h ... more
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Eyes are windows to the soul -- and evolution
Why do we become saucer-eyed from fear and squint from disgust? These near-opposite facial expressions are rooted in emotional responses that exploit how our eyes gather and focus light to detect an ... more
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New stratigraphic research makes Little Foot the oldest complete Australopithecus
After 13 years of meticulous excavation of the nearly complete skeleton of the Australopithecus fossil named Little Foot, South African and French scientists have now convincingly shown that it is p ... more
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Stirring the simmering 'designer baby' pot
From genetic and genomic testing to new techniques in human assisted reproduction, various technologies are providing parents with more of a say about the children they have and "stirring the pot of ... more
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Empathy chimpanzees offer is key to understanding human engagement
In their latest study about empathy, Yerkes National Primate Research Center researchers Matthew Campbell, PhD, and Frans de Waal, PhD, have shown chimpanzees exhibit flexibility in their empathy, j ... more
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Natural selection has altered the appearance of Europeans over the past 5,000 years
There has been much research into the factors that have influenced the human genome since the end of the last Ice Age. Anthropologists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and geneticists at ... more
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'Seeing' bodies with sound (no sight required)
People born unable to see are readily capable of learning to perceive the shape of the human body through soundscapes that translate images into sound, according to researchers who report their find ... more
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Abandoned Spanish villages, given away for free
For sale: hamlet in Spain. Needs work. Price: zero euros. ... more
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Brain circuits multitask to detect, discriminate the outside world
Imagine driving on a dark road. In the distance you see a single light. As the light approaches it splits into two headlights. That's a car, not a motorcycle, your brain tells you. A new study ... more
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Research reveals first glimpse of brain circuit that helps experience to shape perception
Odors have a way of connecting us with moments buried deep in our past. Maybe it is a whiff of your grandmother's perfume that transports you back decades. With that single breath, you are suddenly ... more
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Cambodia's floating villages face uncertain future
Cambodia's floating villages have adapted to the ebb and flow of Southeast Asia's largest lake for generations, but modernisation and a scarcity of fish are now threatening their traditional way of life. ... more
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Oldest fortified settlement in North America discovered in Georgia
The oldest fortified settlement in North America has been discovered in Georgia, giving insights into the early colonization of the New World, researchers say. ... more
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Baylor Sheds New Light on the Habitat of Early Apes
Baylor University researchers, in collaboration with an international team of scientists, have discovered definitive evidence of the environment inhabited by the early ape Proconsul on Rusinga Islan ... more
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What makes memories last?
Prions can be notoriously destructive, spurring proteins to misfold and interfere with cellular function as they spread without control. New research, publishingin the open access journal PLOS Biolo ... more
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Thinking it through: Scientists seek to unlock mysteries of the brain
Understanding the human brain is one of the greatest challenges facing 21st century science. If we can rise to this challenge, we will gain profound insights into what makes us human, develop new tr ... more
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Cortical convolutions controlled in sections
Researchers have tied a particular gene to the development of cortical convolutions-the prominent but enigmatic folds covering the surface of the human brain. Their discovery should shed some light ... more
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Why did the orangutan come down from the trees?
Orang-utans come down from the trees and spend more time on the ground than previously realised - but this behaviour may be partly influenced by man, a new study has found. Dr Mark Harrison, b ... more
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Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of development
Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years ago, according to a new study le ... more
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African fossil reveals clues to evolution of ape-human lineage
Scientists say evidence of an African environment inhabited by an ancient ape species provides insights into the early diversification of the ape-human lineage. ... more
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For new study, 100 people commit their bodies to science
One hundred people are about to share their live bodies for science as part of an unprecedented new study that will examine how to improve personal health, researchers said Friday. ... more
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Mobile apps shake up world of dating
Looking to meet women, 20-year-old US college student Leland turned to mobile phone app Tinder, after a friend told him about his own successful exploits. ... more
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New twists for love in age of big data
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The genetic origins of high-altitude adaptations in Tibetans
Genetic adaptations for life at high elevations found in residents of the Tibetan plateau likely originated around 30,000 years ago in peoples related to contemporary Sherpa. These genes were passed ... more
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