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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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Before prescribing a patient with drugs, it is important to keep in mind that there are certain gut bacteria which can affect the way drugs work. It has been proved scientifically that the bacteria living in your gut have the ability to alter the chemical compositions of drugs which affects …

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For a long time, researchers were looking for a DNA that differentiates humans from mammals. In a recent study conducted at the University of Otago, scientists found about the gene that sets primates- great ape and humans, apart from other mammals. The research was carried out as a part of …

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Mice are said to have empathy akin to that seen in humans. This will leave you in awe but when it comes to empathy, mice are not left out in this special feeling. Fear is said to be a key instinct just as predicting danger is a factor necessary for …

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