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Economist suggests humans are still evolving

(Phys.org)—Harvard economist Jonathan Beauchamp has conducted a study of lifetime reproductive success (rLRS) of a small segment of the U.S. population and has concluded that there is evidence that humans are still evolving. ...

dateJul 12, 2016 in Evolution report
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Winter Olympics Science Notes: Ski Jumping

The first gold medal of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics went to Switzerland's Simon Ammann, who won the normal hill ski jumping competition on Feb. 13 with a top jump of 108 meters -- nearly the length of an entire football ...

dateFeb 19, 2010 in Other
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Why can't a woman play tennis like a man?

Changing court conditions to address differences in men's and women's play might make women's tennis matches more competitive, according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and other Israeli researchers.

dateApr 29, 2016 in Social Sciences
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