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Image 1 - Were European Neanderthals Long Gone Before Humans Arrived?
2012-03-27 04:47:12

New research suggests Western European Neanderthals were likely to have been extinct long before humans arrived on the evolutionary scene.

European Neanderthals We Already Close To Extinction Before Arrival Of Modern Humans
2012-02-27 11:42:15

New findings from an international team of researchers show that most Neanderthals in Europe died off around 50,000 years ago.

2012-02-03 08:57:59

In a recent study led by Uppsala University, the researchers compared the DNA of identical (monozygotic) twins of different age.

2012-02-03 06:23:43

James D. Watson, Frances Crick, and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962 for their discovery of the structure of DNA.

2012-02-01 14:05:06

New research from Uppsala University shows that reduced insulin sensitivity is linked to smaller brain size and deteriorated language skills in seniors.

2012-01-18 22:41:39

New research from Uppsala University, Sweden, shows that a specific brain region that contributes to a person’s appetite sensation is more activated in response to food images after one night of sleep loss than after one night of normal sleep.

2011-12-23 10:12:53

The genetic changes underlying the evolution of new species are still poorly understood.

2011-12-16 14:01:42

Are wage differences between men and women decreasing as more women attain managerial positions?


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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