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biological evolution

27/02/2024 - 14:01
By eight months, infants have learned how to use their own faces, bodies and voices to make grown-ups laugh. Soon after, parents may...
16/06/2023 - 13:53
In evolutionary terms, eggs were being laid by the chicken's distant dinosaur ancestors millions of years before the first chickens evolved...
08/06/2023 - 13:08
Followers of Descartes have argued that consciousness is a uniquely human attribute, perhaps facilitated by language, that allows us to...
05/03/2023 - 13:16
Now researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel have added some vital insights into the reasons why non-coding DNA persists, which could...
27/01/2023 - 14:18
Such a wholesome setting seems an unlikely place for rampant rule breaking. But as an evolutionary anthropologist, I can’t help but notice...
16/01/2023 - 14:21
But long-term data reveal a clear and alarming trend: In recent decades, American men have been faring increasingly worse in many areas of...
03/11/2022 - 13:22
It’s easy to argue for de-extincting plants. Imagine if Camellia sinensis (tea), Coffea arabica (which accounts for 60–...
29/06/2022 - 13:21
I asked Professor Oesch if he felt personally connected to this tiny smudge on his computer screen. Does this faint blob feel like part of...
06/10/2021 - 14:00
Harden is a professor in psychology and behavior genetics at the University of Texas at Austin. She believes that we can use genetics to...
29/09/2021 - 14:45
They got off lightly. A new study has argued that Calment, the world’s oldest woman, could have easily continued much longer. After the age...
17/08/2021 - 13:20
In his lab at Linköping University in Sweden, Per Jensen, a professor of ethology, is trying to recreate this domestication process in...
17/02/2020 - 13:35
In fact, you may have a trace of this unknown archaic human as well. “Our study shows that some of this ancestry is also present in non-...

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