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04/03/2020 - 16:39
The team found a collection of small charcoal samples, which contained traces of the different foods the site’s earliest residents cooked...
19/12/2019 - 17:58
Using the human genome, the researchers found that the maximum natural lifespan of humans is 38 years, which matches anthropological...
15/02/2019 - 14:36
By 1961, Medvedev had established a strong reputation both within the Soviet Union and abroad as a pioneering gerontologist, arguing that...
12/01/2018 - 12:47
Most everyone knows that women, on average, live longer than men. But nobody knows why. Some have suggested it is because men behave...
21/09/2017 - 12:47
Sperm whales aren’t the only animals who learn like this. I have spent time with bottlenose dolphins, for instance, in many different...
12/02/2017 - 13:03
This view still guides much of biomedical research; organisms, cells, gene networks and more are routinely perturbed to determine how these...
06/02/2017 - 12:59
What’s the difference between physics and biology? Take a golf ball and a cannonball and drop them off the Tower of Pisa. The laws of...
08/01/2017 - 15:32
The unifying theme for much of modern biology is based on Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, the process of natural selection by which...
14/05/2016 - 11:06
Organizers said the project could have a big scientific payoff and would be a follow-up to the original Human Genome Project, which was...
06/04/2016 - 15:57
"That's the $64,000 question," says Jeffrey Schwartz at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, US. The problem arguably begins with...
04/04/2016 - 13:11
Progress in the theory of computation suggests that sentience and intelligence likely require quadrillions of primitive “circuit” elements...
06/03/2016 - 15:24
The journey to love as we know it today began with sex, which was one of the first things life on Earth figured out how to do. Sex began as...

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