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Old World monkeys have undergone a remarkable evolution in facial appearance as a way of avoiding interbreeding with closely related and geographically proximate species
Throughout history, men have had a well-earned reputation for violence and a new study concludes that masculine facial features evolved as a result of that violence.
Dr. Carl Calleman's new book explores humans being part of an evolving global mind.
Neanderthals were not actually intellectually inferior to humans, and may have been wiped out not because they were dim-witted, but because of inbreeding with modern man.
Big brains do not explain why only humans use sophisticated language, according to researchers who have discovered that even a species of pond life communicates by similar methods.
Archaeologists at the University of York are challenging the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was difficult, short and dangerous.
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"Why the Universe Bothers to Exist" offers a striking breakthrough in the origins controversy, wherein the debate is now resolved. (PRWEB) March 24,
A key challenge in evaluating anti-obesity treatment is determining how to objectively measure a person's desire to eat; with concerns about obesity on the rise, a research team from the University of Cambridge shares a possible solution
While most people lose the ability to digest the milk sugar lactose after infancy, some populations retain high levels of an enzyme called lactase, which allows them to continue to reap the nutritive benefits of milk
Homo sapiens is the scientific name for the human species. Homo is the human genus, which also includes Neanderthals and various other extinct species of hominid. H. sapiens is the only surviving species of the genus Homo. Modern humans are the subspecies Homo sapiens sapiens, distinguished from their direct ancestor, Homo sapiens idaltu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_sapiens_idaltu). Subspecies of H. sapiens include Homo sapiens idaltu, roughly translated as “elder wise human” and...
The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), also known as the robust chimpanzee, is a great ape. Basic facts Common chimpanzees are found in the tropical forests and wet savannas of Western and Central Africa. They once inhabited most of this region, but their habitat has been dramatically reduced in recent years. Adults in the wild weigh between 88 and 143 lbs (40 and 65 kg). Males can measure up to 63 inches (160 cm) and females up to 51 inches (130 cm). They are lighter than humans...
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
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