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2012-05-23 23:00:55

"Afflictions: Culture & Mental Illness in Indonesia” has Important Implications for Worldwide Care and Treatment Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2012

Image 1 - Were European Neanderthals Long Gone Before Humans Arrived?
2012-03-27 04:47:12

New research suggests Western European Neanderthals were likely to have been extinct long before humans arrived on the evolutionary scene.

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2011-04-06 08:25:33

It’s been a puzzle why our two closest living primate relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, have widely different social traits, despite belonging to the same genus.

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2011-02-09 11:29:39

Eight small teeth found in a cave near Rosh Haain, central Israel, are raising big questions about the earliest existence of humans and where we may have originated.

2010-04-28 05:00:00

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- StinkyJournalism is pleased to present "Rebutting Jared Diamond's Savage Portrait: What tribal societies can tell us about justice and liberty," the other side of a now infamous story that led to a lawsuit against The New Yorker and bestselling author Jared Diamond.

2009-08-03 17:59:47

Humans evolved from orangutans, not chimpanzees, a University of Pittsburgh anthropologist says, creating a furor in the chimp camp. Fossil evidence shows striking anatomical similarities between humans and orangs, including enamel molars, similar hairlines and shoulder blades, and even the ability to smile with lips closed, Jeffrey H.

2008-09-13 03:00:10

By Bower, Bruce Recent changes in hearing-related genes may have influenced language development Imagine, for a moment, that you are smaller than a speck of dust and in the mood for some teeny-tiny sightseeing. It's a perfect opportunity to take a scenic trip to the inner ear.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.