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Articles tagged "humans"
Beer drinking relationships in Amazonian tribes offer new insight into sharing.
“In general, evolution favors parents who give more resources to daughters whose partners are less supportive."
New research out of Emory University suggests a correlation between testes size and parenting effort.
Your bank's next security guard may be a robot equipped with artificial intelligence.
The insanity is inside all of us.
Is it time to look at options that will help curb population growth to protect the environment and the human species as a whole?
Sobering, too. Choice excerpts from the one Wiki article most assuredly written by either extraterrestrials or our reptilian, shape-shifting overlords. Or both.
An Aussie anthropologist reconstructed the face of the Flores Hobbit, a three-foot-tall pre-human who played with Komodo dragons 93,000 years ago.
Remember that time you, like, totally owned that Zizek thesis in art semiotics? Or that degree you got in post-reunification Germanic studies? Or how you were – no big deal, guys – a National Merit Finalist? Yeah, well, hate to break it to you Ei…
An 11-Year Old Discovered the Best-Preserved Wooly Mammoth in a Century, and It Was Killed by Humans
Jenya must be the luckiest boy in all of Siberia. The 11-year old was walking around on the tundra, probably listening to some Skrillex on his 2nd-generation iPod, when he stumbled upon some strange appendages jutting out of the permafrost. These wer…
Dogs don't have the kinds of aspirations children do. I don't think they dream of going to space or digging holes to China. But they do play, just like kids. Our children's games must have evolved to help set us up to practice skills we might need…
h5. ^Francis Bacon, Three Studies for Self-Portrait (1976)^ We are faced with both an immensity of knowledge and an immensity of ignorance in this world. As young children, we ask questions of our parents and teachers until we get no more answers…
While everyone’s always waxing like Lord Tennyson about nature being “red in tooth and claw,” neuroscience and psychology are quietly telling us that we may be innately nicer than we think.