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New Technique Uses Genomes To Determine Ancient Human Migrations
2011-09-22 05:18:56

Researchers at Cornell University have developed new statistical methods based on the complete genome sequences of living humans to shed light on events at the dawn of human history.

2011-07-26 14:25:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights campaigner, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, is to attend to One Young World 2011. Despite announcing his international retirement from public life in October last year, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will play a central role at the Opening Ceremony of One Young World 2011 Summit and Chair the Plenary Session on Interfaith Dialogue.

2011-06-22 08:33:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 18th September, 2008 the words 'An African Voice Telling the African Story' rang true when A24 Media was launched as the first Pan-African online media agency for video, pictures and text.

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2011-05-24 13:56:32

More than just a tool for predicting health, modern genetics is upending long-held assumptions about who we are.

2011-04-01 07:00:00

KINGSTON, R.I., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the Institute for International Sport: Archbishop Desmond Tutu will give his last public speech in the United States on May 20 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT as part of the kick-off festivities for the 2011 World Youth Peace Summit.

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2011-03-08 08:30:00

Modern man may have evolved from the bushmen of Southern Africa, not from the eastern part of the continent as many experts suggest.

2011-01-12 12:57:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since launching in September 2008, A24 Media has made major inroads in its endeavour to enable Africans to tell their stories to the world.

2010-11-24 10:05:34

The study, by Dr Lavinia Mitton and Mr Peter Aspinall of the University of Kent, finds that 'Black Africans' in the UK are a diverse group with a wide range of experience and needs depending on country of birth, religion and native language.

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2010-06-25 06:04:04

Researchers warn that the genetic diversity of Africa’s native livestock needs to be collected and studied before it is gone for good.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.