No, the human brain did not shrink 3,000 years ago: research

Did the 12th century B.C.E.—a time when humans were forging great empires and developing new forms of written text—coincide with an evolutionary reduction in brain size? Think again, says a UNLV-led team of researchers ...

Communication makes hunting easier for chimpanzees

Similar to humans, chimpanzees use communication to coordinate their cooperative behavior—such as during hunting. When chimpanzees produce a specific vocalization, known as the "hunting bark," they recruit more group members ...

Humans can't, but turtles can: Switching off senescence

All living organisms age and die—there is no way of escaping death. But not all organisms follow the same pattern of weakening and deterioration to old age and death—counter-intuitive as it may seem.

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