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Crocs and fish key to human evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists now know what may have helped fuel the evolution of the human brain two million years ago. Archeologists working in Kenya unearthed evidence that our human ancestors ate a wide variety ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Brain's master switch verified

The protein that has long been suspected by scientists of being the master switch allowing brains to function has now been verified by an Iowa State University researcher.

dateMay 07, 2010 in Biochemistry
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iCub, the Toddler Robot (w/ Videos, Pictures)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A little humanoid robot called iCub is learning how to think for itself, bringing the world of science fiction to reality. The major goal of the "RobotCub" project is to study how humans learn and think, ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Robotics weblog
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