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June 19, 2012

 

neanderthal wood sculpture

Neanderthals Were Sophisticated… Who Knew?

According to new research, Neanderthals likely took to the seas long before modern humans.

March 25, 2010

 

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Using Tools: Why Octopuses Are Carrying Coconut Shells

It seems the smartest member of the invertebrate world has learned how to use a tool

April 22, 2008

 

Neanderthal Skull Replica

Left Exposed to Extinction

The Neanderthals were smart, tough, and well-adapted to the cold where they lived in regions north of Africa, so what happened to them?

August 7, 2007

 

Neanderthal teeth fragments

Giving Neanderthal a Hand

Were Neanderthals right or left handed? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 5, 2006

 

an ape looks away and scratches his chin as if he is concentrating

Apes Can Plan Ahead

They may not use wall calenders, but apes too have their ways of planning ahead.

September 27, 2003

 

Disgust in Phobias

In treating patients with phobias, therapists address the emotion of fear and try to alter that emotion so the patient is no longer afraid. However, patients with what doctors call blood-injection-injury phobia experience more difficulty with treatment. It includes people who fear needles, blood, and surgery.

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