Mar 19, 2013 08:06 PM IST
Teamwork in humans may have its evolutionary roots in our nearest primate relatives - chimpanzees - a new study has found.
- Jan 07, 2013 08:19 PM IST
Scientists have discovered a molecular pathway by which morphine, a common painkiller, actually increases pain in some individuals.
- Dec 10, 2012 08:25 PM IST
The massive collection of microbial DNA in your intestine is unique, and just like human DNA it varies from person to person, according to a new study.
- Nov 08, 2012 06:53 PM IST
The development of 'high tech' long range weapons 71,000 years ago in Africa gave modern human ancestors the killing edge which helped them to become the dominant species, according to a new study.
- Oct 22, 2012 06:04 PM IST
Even when you're at rest, your brain's right side hums, a new study has found.
- Oct 15, 2012 06:02 PM IST
Twenty-five species of humans' closest living relatives - apes, monkeys and lemurs - need urgent protection from extinction, a report by international conservation groups said on Monday.
- Sep 08, 2012 01:29 PM IST
Human-induced activities may be destabilising desert ecosystems across the world, a new study has claimed.