Archive: 8/09/2005

Study: The human brain is still evolving

University of Chicago researchers say they've discovered the human brain is apparently still evolving. In two related papers published in the Sept. 9 issue of Science, they show that two genes linked to brain size are rapidly ...

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Odd behavior may lead to creativity

Researchers say they've found a quirky or socially awkward approach to life might be key to becoming a great artist, composer or inventor.

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A new twist on power walking

MBL scientist invents backpack that empowers wearers to generate their own electricity In an unprecedented breakthrough in the development of portable and renewable human-driven energy sources, an MBL (Marine Biological ...

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Bacteria thriving in flooded Louisiana

Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain and the Gulf of Mexico shoreline reportedly are suffering environmental damage from sewage-infested floodwater.

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