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Four New Studies Show Early Humans Had A Diet Rich In Grass
2013-06-04 11:43:40

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four new studies have taken a new look at the diets of our ancestors and have found their behavior was a “game changer” for early humans some 3.5 million years ago. An ape-like diet that included grasses and sedges paved the way for a diet rich in grains, meats and dairy from grazing animals. In the first of the four studies, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder conducted high-tech tests on tooth enamel...

2013-06-02 23:14:36

TheBeautyPlace.com features the sunless self-tanner, TanTowel. It is the perfect alternative to obtaining a tan without the damaging side effects of the sun. (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Summer is around the corner and that means packed beaches and golden bodies. There is no question that obtaining a tan makes people feel skinnier, sexier, and leaves them with a healthy glow. But at what price should people pay to obtain a great tan? Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United...

2013-06-02 23:03:02

The best folding strollers have been reviewed in a new report at JoggingStrollers.com, the leading provider of jogging strollers for parents of all fitness level recently announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 The best folding strollers have been reviewed in a new report at JoggingStrollers.com, the leading provider of jogging strollers for parents of all fitness level recently announced. The new collection of jogging stroller product information and reviews at JoggingStrollers.com...

2013-05-22 23:22:01

Barefoot running pioneer, and author of the best-selling Barefoot Running Step By Step, “Barefoot Ken Bob” Saxton, is offering a free workshop in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, May 24th at 7pm at the office of Xero Shoes Barefoot Sandals. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Barefoot running pioneer, and author of the best-selling Barefoot Running Step By Step, “Barefoot Ken Bob” Saxton, is offering a free workshop in Boulder, Colorado on Friday, May 24th. In “How to...

2013-05-16 23:28:56

Cosmetics Cop Paula Begoun and the Paula´s Choice Research Team provide women with tips on how to look beautiful in the warm weather. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 It might not feel like summer everywhere just yet, but with the Memorial Day holiday–the unofficial start of the season–is here. Barbecues, outdoor parties, long weekends, and days at the beach and pool are on the agenda, so why not look great while having fun with friends and family? Cosmetics Cop...

2013-05-06 23:19:29

Cosmetics Cop Paula Begoun and the Paula´s Choice Research Team provide women with tips and information as to which products they can share with their little one -- and be able to save a few dollars in the process. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 New moms have it rough. Even when dad pitches in, the minute-by-minute care a baby requires leads to less sleep, more stress, and much less time to take care of personal beauty needs. Add to that the question of what to use on a...

Researchers Look At Muscle Adaptation In Response To Minimalist Running
2013-05-03 08:29:41

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just two months ago, redOrbit learned we had a fairly large and vocal audience within the running community when we published an article on the rise of minimalist running shoes and how, without proper gradual introduction, the risk of injury to the runner is a distinct possibility. Individuals who commented on the March 7 article represented views on both the pro and con side of the argument for the adoption of the relatively new...

2013-04-17 23:01:40

The book Bootyology 101 and Bigger Butt Pills are now available to help women get a bigger butt and more curvaceous body. The supplement's ingredients have passed strict FDA guidelines and the book contains a wealth of information on getting in shape for women. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 NATRENH has released a package which helps women get a more feminine body. The package helps women get in better shape. The package includes a book and in addition a supplement which helps support...

Bigger Brains Indicate Hobbit Humans Evolved From Homo Erectus
2013-04-17 07:41:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The hobbit human, a small-statured race that evolved separately from our own ancestor Homo erectus on an island of the Indonesian Archipelago some 50,000 years ago, has been discovered by Japanese scientists to have a bigger brain than once believed. Hobbit humans, named after the tiny folk from JRR Tolkein's novels, are collectively known as Homo floresiensis (Man of Flores). The remains of the ancient humans were discovered on...

Ancient Hominid Study Reveals Early Similarities Between Humans And Apes
2013-04-12 09:07:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the largest studies on some of the most complete remains of early human ancestors has culminated in a comprehensive look into how an early hominid (Australopithecus sediba) moved and chewed. The study, collaborated on by an international team of scientists and published in six papers in the journal Science, details not only early traits but also describes notable features that set it apart from modern humans. The research...


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Australopithecus garhi
2013-11-29 11:38:51

Australopithecus garhi is a gracile australopithecine species whose fossils were discovered in 1996 by a research team led by Ethiopian paleontologist Berhane Asfaw ad Tim White, an American paleontologist. The remains are believed to be a human ancestor species and most likely the direct ancestor to the human genus Homo. Tim White was the scientist to find the first of the key A. garhi fossils in 1996 within the Bouri Formation found in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia’s Afar Depression....

Australopithecus africanus
2013-11-29 10:55:07

Australopithecus africanus was an early hominid, an australopithecine that lived between roughly 3.03 and 2.04 million years ago in the later Pliocene and early Pleistocene. Au. africanus was of slender build and was thought to have been a direct ancestor of modern humans. Fossil remains signify that Au. africanus was considerably more like modern humans that Au. afarensis, with a more human-like cranium permitting a larger brain and more humanoid facial features. This hominid has only been...

Homo floresiensis
2013-09-16 13:06:40

Homo floresiensis Homo floresiensis, or Flores Man, nicknamed “hobbit” and “Flow”, is an extinct species in the genus Homo. The remains of an individual that would have stood about 3 feet in height were uncovered in 2003 on the island of Flores in Indonesia. Incomplete skeletons of nine individuals have been recovered, including one complete cranium. These remains have been the focus of intense research to establish whether they represent a species distinctive from modern humans....

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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