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Impact on mummy skull suggests murder

Blunt force trauma to the skull of a mummy with signs of Chagas disease may support homicide as cause of death, which is similar to previously described South American mummies, according to a study published February 26, ...

dateFeb 26, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Crows show advanced learning abilities

New Caledonian crows have, in the past, distinguished themselves with their advanced tool using abilities. A team of researchers from the University of Auckland and the University of Cambridge have now shown these crows can ...

dateDec 14, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Wild chimpanzees exchange meat for sex

Wild female chimpanzees copulate more frequently with males who share meat with them over long periods of time, according to a study led by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany, ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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