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Ancient Lucy Spent Some Of Her Time In Trees
2012-10-26 06:23:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have known that Australopithecus afarensis — the species of the well-known Lucy specimen — was an upright walking species, but they debate whether or not A. afarensis spent much of its time in trees. A comprehensive answer to this question has been unavailable because a complete set of A. afarensis shoulder blades has never been available for study. Professor David Green of Midwestern University and Zeresenay...

2012-10-25 04:01:52

Relationship therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil weighs in on the debates, and how the presidential candidates can gain more trust from the American public. (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 Charisma, rhetoric, and "winning" a debate isn't enough to sustain change. Relationship therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil notes that people see this in their personal lives, and it can also play out on the national stage. "People who are charismatic, convincing people often have tendencies toward narcissism," she...

Digital Media And Social Networking In The Teen World
2012-10-23 06:18:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Experts have looked into whether the digital age is altering a teenager's social development, and reported their findings in the Journal of Adolescence. In a new study from the University of Washington, researchers show that digital media is helping teens reach developmental milestones, like gaining a sense of belonging and sharing personal problems. Adolescents have been gaining access to Internet-connected technologies more and...

2012-10-03 23:03:06

Babywearing International, Inc. is leading the world in celebration of the fifth annual International Babywearing Week, October 8-14, 2012. Babywearers around the world will be gathering during the week to educate about, practice, and celebrate the tradition of babywearing. International Babywearing Week is sponsored by OnyaBaby, Britax USA, Sakura Bloom, and Ergobaby. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Babywearing International, Inc. is leading nonprofit organizations all around the...

2012-10-03 23:02:41

One of the web's foremost article writing service, ArticlesOnTap.com, has just announced that it will be teaming up with American Institute of Health Care Professionals. (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 One of the web's foremost article writing service, ArticlesOnTap.com, has just announced that it will be teaming up with American Institute of Health Care Professionals, the nation's most respected organization for those in health care who are seeking continuing education in hard to find programs...

2012-10-02 14:21:07

DENVER, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas Goldstein, a leading Washington lawyer and publisher of SCOTUSblog.com predicts that the upcoming Supreme Court term is "probably the biggest term in at least a decade." Prominent among the handful of politically charged issues facing the Supreme Court is Oklahoma's personhood initiative. On April 30, in a rare move against the people of Oklahoma, the State Supreme Court ruled against the ballot initiative before it went to a vote,...

2012-10-01 20:48:34

Being obese at any age is commonly associated with a litany of health issues, ranging from diabetes and chronic fatigue to heart complications. Overweight adolescents are also at an increased risk of body dissatisfaction, social alienation and low self esteem, which is why Dr. Gary Goldfield, registered psychologist, clinical researcher at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, set...

2012-09-03 23:00:57

A new Mountain Buggy Duo review is now available at JoggingStroller.com, providing valuable online information for active parents who are looking for an easy-to-use double stroller. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 A new Mountain Buggy Duo Review is now available at JoggingStroller.com, the online jogging stroller retailer recently announced. The Mountain Buggy Duo review, the latest in a series of jogging stroller reviews published by the online jogging stroller experts, contains...

2012-08-25 23:03:58

Fit Healthy Moms is providing instant access to its downloadable fifty free tips to Blast Your Baby Belly. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 24, 2012 Fit Healthy Moms is offering fifty free tips that help the busiest of moms PLAN their success in reclaiming their bodies after babies. The company, based in Washington state, is offering the free PDF to anyone in the world in exchange for an email address, which will be kept private. The tips address topics not often discussed by women, such...

Ancient Human Predecessors Were Tree-Climbing Bark Eaters
2012-06-28 09:20:06

[ Watch the Video ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans had an unusual diet -- one which may have contributed to their ultimate downfall, according to various reports published Wednesday. According to Thomas H. Maugh II of the Los Angeles Times, researchers led by the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany have discovered that Australopithecus...


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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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