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Colin Firth fights for Brazilian tribe


May 1st, 2012 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has launched an appeal to save the lives and land of the Awa people, a hunter-gatherer tribe in Brazil's rain forests, from illegal ... Read more...

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Found! Hormone that makes you pile on pounds


October 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) A hormone like leptin could hold the key to why and how people pile on pounds.Our bodies secrete leptin in response to increasing fat deposits, said ... Read more...

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Can Stone-Age diet prevent ageing?


August 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) While people generally turn quite anxious about their body's condition as they age, a US academician has claimed that once individuals reach their 90s their body ... Read more...

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‘Pink for a girl, blue for a boy’ goes back to our hunter-gatherer past


April 27th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): The theory of females preferring pinks and reds while men blues and greens goes back to our hunter-gatherer past, a new study by Chinese scientists has shown.As the ... Read more...

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Men still like to pay for first dates


March 29th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Men still like to pick up the bill on first dates, according to a new study.The research revealed that women expect to split the cost, while men ... Read more...

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Modern humans ‘originated from southern Africa’


March 9th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): An extensive genetic study has suggested that modern humans may have generated out of southern Africa.According to the researchers, the hunter-gatherer populations in the region had the greatest ... Read more...

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How Neolithic farmers and hunter-gatherers fought for space


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new research details a physical model, which can potentially explain how the spreading of Neolithic farmers was slowed down by the population density of hunter-gatherers.Agricultural - or ... Read more...

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Brit women spend over 5 years of their lives shopping!


November 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Retail therapy has always been a popular pastime among women, and now a new study has revealed that British women spend more than five years of their lives ... Read more...

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Women outlive genetically ‘disposable’ men


October 26th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) In the ultimate battle of the sexes, women usually win.Now scientists have come up with a theory to explain why woman live longer than men: men are more ... Read more...

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Couch potato is dying as viewers watch TV online


September 1st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) More and more viewers are now watching TV shows online, heralding the death of the couch potato, reveals a new UK research. Actually more than a third of users ... Read more...

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Online viewing making the couch potato obsolete


September 1st, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): It seems the days of the couch potato have come to an end, as large number of TV viewers are watching their favourite shows online.A study has found ... Read more...

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Historical importance of Brighton bypass confirmed


April 27th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): The Brighton bypass, an Aboriginal site in the path of a major Tasmanian highway, contains the oldest evidence of human habitation in the southern hemisphere, it has been ... Read more...

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Using math, science to help solve crimes


February 24th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Sophisticated math and science can be used to understand urban crime patterns, research says. Anthropologist Jeffrey Brantingham works with the Los Angeles Police Department to analyse crime patterns ... Read more...

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‘Modern’ living was invented by Homo Erectus, not Homo Sapiens


January 14th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Modern living may have originated roughly 500,000 years earlier than it is believed and was actually invented by Homo Erectus-our hairy, heavy-browed ancestor species- and not the ... Read more...

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Your culture influences the way you dance


December 21st, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) One's cultural affiliations have a bearing on the way one dances, according to a new study. The way people remember dance moves depends on the culture they come from, ... Read more...

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People hunted and shared meat differently 200,000 years ago


October 15th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 15 (ANI): New finds unearthed at Qesem Cave in Israel suggest that during the late Lower Paleolithic period, between 400,000 and 200,000 years ago, people hunted and shared meat differently ... Read more...

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Immigrants converted Europe from stone age hunting to farming


September 5th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Early farmers probably migrated to central and eastern Europe about 7,500 years ago, bringing domesticated plants and animals with them, which replaced stone age hunting, says a new ... Read more...

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Europe’s first farmers were migrants who settled about 7,500 years ago


September 4th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): The analysis of ancient DNA from skeletons suggests that Europe's first farmers were not the descendants of Stone Age hunter-gatherers in the region, but were probably migrants who ... Read more...

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Girls’ fear of spiders may be genetic


August 28th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Even the sight of spiders and snakes makes some people yell and run - and women are more likely to get scared than men. Now, a new study ... Read more...

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Men ‘better at distance vision, women close-up’


July 31st, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 31 (ANI): If your hubby blames you for missing the bigger picture, then you might want to tell him this: Men are better at seeing things in the distance due ... Read more...

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Why do men and women see things differently?


July 31st, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Differences in how male and female brains process visual information could be a legacy of our hunter-gatherer past, according to a recent study. In a visual task, carried out ... Read more...

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Human population expanded during late Stone Age 40,000 years ago


July 29th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): In a new research, genetic evidence is revealing that human populations began to expand in size in Africa during the Late Stone Age approximately 40,000 years ago.A ... Read more...

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New evidence indicates human presence in Ireland’s Corrib 9,000 yrs ago


June 8th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, June 8 (ANI): An archaeologist has said that a number of significant finds in the Corrib catchment area in Ireland suggests a large human presence in the region 9,000 years ago.According ... Read more...

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Free play in early humans led them to cooperative way of life


April 16th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Early humans used their capacities of free play to overcome the innate tendencies toward aggression and dominance, which in turn led to the development of a highly cooperative ... Read more...

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Men and womens brains are hard-wired to perceive beauty differently


February 24th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Beauty is not only in the eye of the beholder, but it''s also in his brain, suggests a new study, which found that men process exquisiteness on ... Read more...

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Cooking may have given humans edge over apes by reducing energy cost of eating


February 14th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 14 (ANI): A study presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science''s annual meeting in Chicago this week suggested that cooking gave humans an evolutionary edge over ... Read more...

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Ancient mass migration of men from Africa populated world


December 22nd, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Modern humans quit Africa over 60,000 years ago in a migration that many believe populated the earth. Now, researchers have revealed that men and women weren't equal partners ... Read more...

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Men outnumbered women in African exodus 60,000 years ago


December 22nd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new genetic study has revealed that men probably outnumbered women in the mass exodus 60,000 years ago, when modern humans left Africa.Researchers believe that the particular ... Read more...

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‘Hunger hormone’ fights anxiety, depression


June 16th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Ghrelin, the "hunger hormone", might help ward off stress-induced depression and anxiety but it will cause you to put on weight. A new study on mice has found ... Read more...

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Ancient humans diverged into separate species for 100,000 years


April 25th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London, April 25 (ANI): A genetic study has suggested that ancient humans had diverged into two separate species for 100,000 years before merging back into a single population.According to a report ... Read more...

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Blame your ancestors for your being short


February 21st, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 21 (ANI): A study of various ethnic groups suggests that the average height of an individual may provide clues to where his distant ancestors lived, and what was their lifestyle. ... Read more...

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Ancient toolkit shows prehistoric hunter-gatherers were well equipped to battle prey


December 31st, 2007 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a 14,000 year old bag of tools near the wall of a roundhouse residence in a site called Wadi Hammeh 27 in Jordan, which provides ... Read more...

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Sex appeal really does lie in symmetry


November 14th, 2007 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
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