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Are brains shrinking to make us smarter?

Human brains have shrunk over the past 30,000 years, puzzling scientists who argue it is not a sign we are growing dumber but that evolution is making the key motor leaner and more efficient.

dateFeb 06, 2011 in Evolution
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Vampires and Zombies: No mere pop culture trend

(PhysOrg.com) -- Vampires and zombies, both of which became a popular phenomenon in Victorian Britain, are all the rage. Temple English Professor Peter Logan believes this is no mere pop culture trend, but ...

dateAug 06, 2009 in Other
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Goat kids can develop accents

The ability to change vocal sounds (vocal plasticity) and develop an accent is potentially far more widespread in mammals than previously believed, according to new research on goats from Queen Mary, University ...

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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