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The recent study conducted by Finnish scientists has revealed that five to ten percent of violent crime in the country is likely to be a result of two separate genes. These genes have the ability to modify a person’s brain activity. Thus, these two separate genes might be …

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If you feel that some people are better at exercising or just have it easier, then, you might actually be right. While some are always ready for a jog to the nearest gym, others might find themselves feeling daunted by the idea of doing something which causes shortness of breath …

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According to Dr. Benjamin Mayne, an Environomics Future Science postdoctoral researcher at the Indian Oceans Marine Research Centre of CSIRO, it is crucial to understand lifespan in order for better wildlife management, bio-security, and conservation. The method used for the estimation of the maximum lifespan clock is mostly based …

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Neanderthals are some of the earliest humans to share an ancestor that was originally from Africa. However, they evolved differently as a species hundreds of thousands of years ago. When Homo Sapiens first emerged in Africa close to 300,000 years ago, it is believed that Neanderthal ancestors were already …

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Smoking is a serious issue. The World Health Organization (WHO) believes that there are about 1.1 billion smokers around the globe and have estimated that 1.8 million people die from lung cancer every year. Although it can take decades for lung cancer to arise, smokers have a 30 …

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