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Pence the Dence

August 26, 2016 by Aron Ra<p>On July 11th 2002, Mike Pence, then representing Indiana’s 6th congressional district, testified before the House of …

Scientists make major breakthrough in evolution process

Researchers at the Indiana University have gained insights into how genes serve the trait evolution process.<p>Their subjects were "...horned beetles of the genus Onthophagus, also known as dung beetles...and...Tribolium, or flour beetles, which do not have horns."<p>During the trials, the team …

Doubts about whether ancient hominin Lucy fell to her death 3.18 million years ago

Did she actually fall from a tree, or were her bone fractures the byproduct of fossilization?<p>One of the most famous fossils in human evolutionary …

Blood-Guzzling Brain Key To Evolution Of Human Intelligence

What's grey and wrinkly and drinks 10 gallons of blood per hour?<p>The human brain is a fuel hog, and that, it turns out, is key to how our intelligence evolved. It has long been believed that the evolution of human intelligence was simply related to increasing brain size, but a team of researchers …

Stem cell breakthrough unlocks mysteries associated with inherited heart condition - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Using advanced stem cell technology, scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have created a model of a heart condition called …

Scientists Recreated One of Our Deadliest Plagues to Understand Its Evolution

The bacterium behind the Black Death and Justinian's Plague comes back to life.<p>The bacterium behind the infamous Black Death plague recently resurfaced: Last year, a small outbreak killed several people in Colorado, and a larger pandemic on the island nation of Madagascar claimed the lives of at …