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Evolution Of Human Dietary Patterns Studied
2013-02-16 10:19:28

A new study on the diets and ways of prehistoric populations reveals the transition from subsistence to a modern, sedentary lifestyle has created energy imbalances that have increased rapidly on an evolutionary timescale.

2009-02-13 10:36:15

That irresistible craving for a cheeseburger has its roots in the dramatic growth of the human brain and body that resulted from environmental changes some 2 million years ago.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.