dispersal of phonemes
Human dispersal and the evolution of languages show strong link

Geneticists have famously tracked small differences in the human genetic code to trace the evolution.

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Dutch chimpanzee changed the food calls to match their Scottish counterparts

Chimpanzees living in captivity are capable of learning calls that refer to specific food items.

Researchers discover how hearing evolved

Lungfish and salamanders can hear, despite not having an outer ear or tympanic middle ear.

How brain purposefully ignores distractions

A study has revealed that our brain purposefully ignores less important things for us to.

Doubt over stem-cell based infertility treatment

A new study by a Swedish institution suggests that infertility cannot be successfully treated with.

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A deep-sea microorganism without evolution for more than 2 billion years

Researchers have discovered the greatest absence of evolution ever reported — a type of deep-sea.

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Scientists identify biological clock to predict longivity

A group of scientists has identified a biological clock that could help predict how long.

Larger brain region linked to longevity

People who carry a variant of a gene that is associated with longevity also have.

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Spider electro-combs its sticky nano-filaments

A spider commonly found in garden centres in Britain is giving fresh insights into how.

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New insights into mammalian evolution

Why is a dolphin not a cat? Despite having a common ancestor, different mammalian species.