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Humans first covered their nakedness 170,000 years ago


January 7th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) A research suggests that humans first covered their nakedness some 170,000 years ago, something which helped them move out of Africa. Research by David Reed, investigator at Florida ... Read more...

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Lice DNA shows humans started wearing clothes about 170,000yrs ago


January 7th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): A new study following the evolution of lice has revealed that modern humans started wearing clothes about 170,000 years ago, a technology which enabled them to successfully migrate ... Read more...

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Body lice originated around 190,000 years ago


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): In a genetic analysis of head and body lice, researchers have concluded that body lice first came on the scene approximately 190,000 years ago.This indicated that people might ... Read more...

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Pubic lice in humans may be unwelcome gift from gorillas


February 12th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that lice in humans pubic hair may be an unwelcome gift from gorillas, which are the more hirsute branch of our evolutionary ... Read more...

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