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We’re Surrounded with Personal Cloud of Microbes

Posted September 22nd, 2015 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Just like ‘Pig Pen’, the character from Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts cartoon, who walks in a cloud of dust, each of us is surrounded by our very own personal cloud of microbes. Every day we all release millions of bacteria that live on and in our bodies into the air around us, according to a […]

Obesity Found to Age the Liver Faster

Posted October 13th, 2014 at 6:59 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. and German scientists have found, for the first time, that obesity significantly quickens the aging process of the liver and have revealed that carrying excessive weight can negatively impact certain human tissues. While scientists have suspected that obesity does play a significant role in aging a person faster the American/German team said that their […]

Study Suggests a Significant Change to Human History

Posted October 18th, 2013 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)

An international team of scientists claim that their recent research could rewrite the history of human evolution. The researchers suggest that instead of our early human ancestors belonging to different evolutionary species such as Homo habilis, Homo rudolfensis or Homo erectus, they are all actually of the same species, but just happen to look a […]

Study: Diet Changes May Have Been Crucial Step in Becoming Human

Posted June 25th, 2013 at 7:27 pm (UTC-5)

A change in  diet about 3.5 million years ago  may have  set hominid species on a path to becoming  human, according to a study led by the University of Colorado, Boulder. Scientists conducted high-tech tests on the tooth enamel found in  remains of ancient hominid species. The results indicated that, prior to that dietary change, […]

Study: Human Hand Evolved So Fist Could Club Enemies

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 11:09 pm (UTC-5)

The human hand is a sophisticated work of art and science. Refined through centuries of evolution, hands enable us to perform unique functions which help us to not only survive but also to thrive as a species. New research suggests the evolution of the modern human hand may be due to a very basic need: for use […]