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Feb 26, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A single gene may have paved the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of brain cells found in a key brain region.
Feb 26, 2015 11:59 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A human head transplant is within our reach, claims a doctor who's looking to form a team to try it. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2015 11:15 AM ET
Some of us are tall, some of us short, some just average height. Clearly, save the occasional exception, our species seems to have hit a height, er, ceiling? What keeps us from being fee-fi-fo-fumming giants?
Feb 26, 2015 09:11 AM ET // AFP
The sinkhole suddenly opened up at their feet on a paved sidewalk in Seoul. Fortunately they were not seriously hurt.
Feb 25, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Food additives that are commonly used to thicken processed foods may disrupt the bacterial makeup of the gut, causing health problems.
Feb 25, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Cold and snowy weather make you sleepy? Research shows that's not uncommon.
Feb 25, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
It works against migraines, heart disease, even gum decay, to name a few.
Feb 25, 2015 09:12 AM ET
Aside from the pleasurable feelings that come with it, evolutionarily speaking why do humans have to have sex to keep the species going when it doesn't seem the most efficient way to go?
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