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Communication between man and machine – a fascinating area at the interface of chemistry, biomedicine, and engineering
2014-01-11 04:24:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest era of science could be considered the Age of Cyborgs, according to scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Cyborgs, or cybernetic organisms, may seem like a science fiction movie, but scientists writing in the journal Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed say the day of cyborg creations is coming. To be clearer, the scientists aren’t saying to expect Terminators walking around, but instead cyborg research is being...

2013-11-12 12:28:38

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Personhood New York has become an official organization and state affiliate to Personhood USA vowing to protect human life at all stages of development from the moment of conception until natural death. The new organization seeks to challenge Planned Parenthood at its national headquarters in New York City, educate the public on the personhood movement, motivate political action, and establish legislation throughout the state....

2013-09-16 16:25:05

ROME, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Personhood petitioners in the European Union have collected more than 1,000,000 signatures in at least 11 countries, surpassing the requirements to call for legislation from the European Commission. The "One of Us" initiative is only the second European Citizens' Initiative in history to reach the petition requirements established by the Commission. Personhood USA pledged to assist its European partners with the Vatican-backed petition...

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...

Neanderthals Went Extinct Because Of Their Large Eyes
2013-03-13 09:13:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists know that early Humans (Homo sapiens) and Neanderthals (H. s. neanderthalensis) coexisted for a short time before the latter eventually became extinct. While it was understood that humans had better developed brains than their more primitive counterparts, it was generally not well-known why these early ancestors made a grand exit. A new study, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, suggests one...

2013-03-05 20:21:48

JACKSON, Miss., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Mississippi resident and post abortive mother Anne Reed filed a Life at Conception Citizen's Initiative, which states: "The right to life begins at conception. All human beings, at every stage of development, are unique, created in God's image and shall have equal rights as persons under the law." "This amendment is a common sense approach to protecting both babies and women from the devastation of abortion," stated Reed. "I...

2013-01-16 16:25:31

40 Years After, 150 Years After, 9 Days After DENVER, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado Right To Life notes that this Sunday's March for Life in Denver is forty years after the infamous Roe v. Wade opinion, 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, and nine days after the Alabama Supreme Court unanimously held that the word "child" in a state child abuse law applies equally to an unborn child. This Sunday, January 20, at 12:30 p.m., CRTL is hosting our annual March...

New Hints Into Human Ancestry Could Lead To Rethink The 'Out Of Africa' Theory
2012-12-14 12:04:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Research and excavations by a Canadian researcher from sites in southern Tanzania could lead to a rethinking of the ℠Out of Africa´ narrative that describes the human diaspora around the globe, according to a new report in the journal Quaternary International. Led by Pamela Willoughby, the Iringa Region Archaeological Project has uncovered artifacts that suggest a constant human occupation between today and at least...

Early African Homo Sapiens Were First Technologically Advanced People
2012-12-06 12:56:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Africa, and especially South Africa, is one-step closer to being confirmed as the primary center for the early development of human behavior. Scientists have searched for the origin of modern human behavior and technological advancement among our early African ancestors for a long time. Wits University archaeologist Christopher Henshilwood, along with a team of international researchers, has published the first detailed summary...

2012-08-06 10:25:03

DENVER, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Personhood Colorado submitted signatures to the Secretary of State's office today for the Colorado Personhood Amendment. The signatures submitted totaled 112,121, although only 86,105 were required. All signatures are pending validation by the Colorado Secretary of State's office. "Once again, we are amazed at the tenacity of our nearly fifteen hundred volunteers," remarked Rosalinda Lozano, Amendment Sponsor. "We had seven fewer weeks to...


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Neanderthals
2013-10-03 16:03:35

The Neanderthals or Neandertals are an extinct species or subspecies of the genus Homo which is closely related to modern humans. They are known from fossils, dating back from the Pleistocene period, which have been found in Europe and parts of western and central Asia. The species gets its name from Neandertal, “Neander’s Valley”, the location in Germany where it was first uncovered. Neanderthals are classified either as a subspecies of Homo sapiens or as a distinct species of the...

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