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Genetics Influence Brain Aging
2013-11-05 03:14:59

The declining brain function that occurs during the normal aging process has been demonstrated for the first time to be genetically influenced in a large study sample.

How Mice And Rats Developed A Unique Masticatory Apparatus Making Them Evolutionary Champions
2013-10-28 13:02:40

The subfamily of rodents known as Murinae (mice, rats, etc.), which first appeared in Asia 12 million years ago, spread across the entire Old World (Eurasia, Africa, Australia) in less than 2 million years, a remarkably fast rate.

Apes Can Match Images Based On Biological Categories
2013-09-11 05:04:44

Gorillas and orangutans can categorize images based on various biological categories in much the same way that young human children learn how to tell living beings from inanimate objects or dogs from cats.

2013-09-03 10:57:45

Human infants' responses to the vocalizations of non-human primates shed light on the developmental origin of a crucial link between human language and core cognitive capacities.

2013-08-14 23:17:11

ICREATE Technologies announces the production launch of this controversial documentary film portraying that we humans are set to evolve from Homo Sapiens into the new species of Homo Intelligens

2013-08-13 23:03:19

BeingHuman.org Hosts Daylong Event at Nourse Theater in San Francisco, September 28, 2013 San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Some of the brightest

Origins Of Menopause
2013-08-01 09:24:52

Compared to other primates, human women tend to live for many years after they can no longer bear children. Yet researchers still don't quite understand the origins of menopause.

Extinct Hobbit Resembled Humans Not Apes
2013-07-24 10:37:41

According to a new report, the ancient humanoid species referred to as the "hobbit" closely resembled man and not apes as some experts thought.


Latest Human Reference Libraries

Homo sapiens
2013-09-24 13:55:52

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...

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2007-01-02 11:08:06

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...

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Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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