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A new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common chimpanzees. Previous research suggested this theory …
A new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be …
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Most of us believe in free will, particularly when it comes to our eating habits. That’s why most people don’t regard obesity as a disease but rather a moral weakness or lack of …
Most of us believe in free will, particularly when it comes to our eating habits. That’s why most people …
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Researchers have developed a new method to retrieve hominin DNA from cave sediments—even in the absence of skeletal remains.While there are numerous prehistoric sites in Europe and Asia that contain tools and other …
Researchers have developed a new method to retrieve hominin DNA from cave sediments—even in the absence of skeletal remains.…
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The most common type of hypertension, which accounts for 95 per cent of people with high blood pressure, might one day be prevented with breathing exercises if caught early enough. Researchers at the University of Melbourne …
The most common type of hypertension, which accounts for 95 per cent of people with high blood pressure, might one day …
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The Protomolecule is part of The Expanse’s mystery and even took on human form, so the sci-fi addicts among us know about its power. Seriously, the word molecule has been on a lot of …
The Protomolecule is part of The Expanse’s mystery and even took on human form, so the sci-fi addicts among …
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You might think comics are just packed full of superheroes, funny animals and silly jokes, and you wouldn’t be far wrong. But while the term “comic book” might also bring to mind something that …
You might think comics are just packed full of superheroes, funny animals and silly jokes, and you wouldn’t be …
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The brain works most efficiently when it can focus on a single task for a longer period of time. Previous research shows that multitasking, which means performing several tasks at the same time, reduces productivity …
The brain works most efficiently when it can focus on a single task for a longer period of time. Previous …
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If human beings are ever to colonise other planets – which might become necessary for the survival of the species, given how far we have degraded this one – they will almost certainly have to use generation …
If human beings are ever to colonise other planets – which might become necessary for the survival of the species, given …
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Three illustrators envision the classroom of the future. Artists have creatively depicted the future for centuries, from the neo-futuristic visions of Syd Mead (best known for his work on Blade Runner, Alien, and Tron) to …
Three illustrators envision the classroom of the future. Artists have creatively depicted the future for centuries, from the neo-futuristic visions …
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Breakthrough Listen - the initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe - has released its 11 events ranked highest for significance as well as summary data analysis results. It is considered unlikely that …
Breakthrough Listen - the initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe - has released its 11 events ranked …
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