Marcel Chien

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Ape-like feet 'found in study of museum visitors'

Bonobos have bendy feet to help them grip branches<p><b>Scientists have discovered that about one in thirteen people have flexible ape-like feet.</b><p>A team studied the feet of 398 visitors to the Boston Museum of Science.<p>The results show differences in foot bone structure similar to those seen in fossils of …

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Excavation at Swedish Site Indicate Humans May Have Used Fertilizers 5,000 Years Ago

Researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have spent many years studying the remains of a Stone Age community in Karleby, which is …

Big brains, no fur, sinuses … are these clues to our ancestors' lives as 'aquatic apes'?

It is one of the most unusual evolutionary ideas ever proposed: humans are amphibious apes who lost their fur, started to walk upright and developed …

Behaving like animals: The Bonobo and the Atheist | Tessa Kendall

Is human nature a beast that needs to be tamed? Should we "throw out Darwinism in our social and political lives"? Or are we naturally altruistic, …

Oxford Institute Forecasts The Possible Doom Of Humanity

What's the greatest threat to our species' continued existence? Take a look in the mirror.<p>Most of us are content to just worry about the future of humanity in our spare time, but there's an entire group of academics at Oxford University in England who make that their professional mission.<p>Each …

Study backs 'hobbit' island dwarfism theory

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/970000/970421_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524640348_acece26339b4d58e11aa0994f4dce8d4<p><b>A diminutive species of human whose remains were found on the Indonesian island of Flores could have shrunk as a result of island dwarfism</b> …

The Hobbit