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2014-09-14 02:30:31

Research shows non-dominant hand is likely to have played a vital role in the evolution of modern human hand morphology.

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2014-07-20 05:32:27

Researchers from the MIT have developed a wrist-mounted robotic device that could allow people to complete tasks like removing a bottle cap or twisting a screwdriver using a single hand.

2014-03-01 20:20:28

'Gatsby' Exception in Decline of Tobacco Use in PG-13 Movies SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Hackademy Award loser "The Great Gatsby" was too long for

Bird Fingers: Understanding Evolution Of Wings In Our Avian Friends
2014-01-08 08:29:58

While birds’ three fingers appear analogous to our own thumb, index and middle fingers, embryonic evidence has shown that the “pinky” side of a bird’s claw develops first, which some theories have said is evidence of the three bird fingers being an index, middle and ring finger.

Human Hands Evolved For Fighting And Punching
2012-12-20 10:48:00

While we know our hands can allow us to do many things, such as play music, make art, and easily grasp and manipulate tools, they have actually evolved for a vastly different reason, according to new research.

2011-09-05 11:21:00

Evolution adds and subtracts, and nowhere is this math more evident than in vertebrates, which are programmed to have five digits on each limb.

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2010-01-18 15:35:00

A group of scientists may have solved the mystery of how human hands became nimble enough to make and manipulate stone tools.

2009-05-19 09:30:00

THE LINK: Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor - Little, Brown and Company, May 20, 2009 NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists have announced today the discovery of a 47-million-year-old human ancestor.

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2008-10-06 11:30:00

The latest breakthrough in a 120 year-old debate on the evolution of the bird wing was published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, October 3, by Alexander Vargas and colleagues at Yale University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.