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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 ...

Jun 01, 2010
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Saving rainforests may help reduce poverty

A new study shows that saving rainforests and protecting land in national parks and reserves reduced poverty in two developing countries, according to research by a Georgia State University professor.

May 25, 2010
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Developing countries end boycott at climate talks

(AP) -- Poor countries ended a boycott of U.N. climate talks Monday after getting assurances that rich nations were not conspiring to soften their commitments to cutting greenhouse gases, European officials ...

Dec 14, 2009
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A 200,000-year-old cut of meat

Contestants on TV shows like Top Chef and Hell's Kitchen know that their meat-cutting skills will be scrutinized by a panel of unforgiving judges. Now, new archaeological evidence is getting the same scrutiny ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Starting to get crowded in 100-year-olds' club

(AP) -- It's starting to get crowded in the 100-year-olds' club. Once virtually nonexistent, the world's population of centenarians is projected to reach nearly 6 million by midcentury. That's pushing the ...

Jul 19, 2009
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