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Cheeky chimps! Wild primates are filmed raiding farms in Uganda to steal crops Apes raided maize fields near Kibale National Park, Uganda 14 times over 20 days.Experts said the behaviour is an adaptation they have learnt due to the destruction of their habitat.
Mail Online | 7 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Apple CEO Tim Cook confronts China over iCloud hacking claims Cook discussed user data security with a top Chinese government official in Beijing just days after claims the government was behind an attack on the service.
Mail Online | 7 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
DNA Reveals When Neanderthals and Humans Mated A genetic analysis of the 45,000-year-old bone of a man from Siberia is helping to pinpoint when modern humans and Neanderthals first interbred
MSNBC | 7 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Matter: Reconstructed Genome of 45,000-Year-Old Man Offers Clues on Modern Humans The genetic material, extracted from a Siberian fossil, supported the hypothesis that early humans interbred with Neanderthals between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago.
New York Times | 7 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Transformers: 10 revolutions that made us human Two million years ago we were just your average primate then we started to have some revolutionary ideas and human evolution went into hyper-drive (full text available to subscribers) | 8 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A dinosaur with behemoth arms In July 1965, two gigantic fossilized dinosaur arms replete with menacing claws were unearthed in the remote southern Gobi desert of Mongolia. | 8 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Wild chimps use innovative strategies to raid neighboring agricultural fields undetected Wild chimpanzees living in a disturbed habitat may use innovative strategies, like foraging crops at night, to coexist with nearby human activities.
Science Daily | 8 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rescued 'abandoned' penguin chicks survival similar to colony rates Abandoned penguin chicks that were hand-reared and returned to the wild showed a similar survival rate to their naturally-reared counterparts.
Science Daily | 8 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Thermal paper cash register receipts account for high bisphenol A (BPA) levels in humans BPA from thermal paper used in cash register receipts accounts for high levels of BPA in humans. Subjects studied showed a rapid increase of BPA in their blood after using a skin care product and then touching a store receipt with BPA.
Science Daily | 8 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Baby cries show evidence of cocaine exposure during pregnancy A new study provides the first known evidence of how a similar acoustic characteristic in the cry sounds of human infants and rat pups may be used to detect the harmful effects of prenatal cocaine exposure on nervous system development.
Science Daily | 8 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend