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Human ancestor Ardi may have 'swung from trees' like chimps till 4.4 mn years ago
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Human ancestor Ardi may have 'swung from trees' like chimps till 4.4 mn years ago

A huge evolutionary leap was found between the hands of Ardi, and all later hominins, indicating a critical time for human evolution.

Flightless bird species were more diverse, common before human-driven extinctions
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Flightless bird species were more diverse, common before human-driven extinctions

Most islands on Earth had flightless birds on them before humans emerged as the dominant species.

Our Neanderthal ancestors were most sensitive to pain than us; scientists specify genes responsible
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Our Neanderthal ancestors were most sensitive to pain than us; scientists specify genes responsible

People with the Neanderthal variant of the gene were found to experience 'pain more often than those who did not'.

Antibiotic-resistant pathogens are infecting humans, cattle due to intensive farming techniques
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Antibiotic-resistant pathogens are infecting humans, cattle due to intensive farming techniques

Overuse of antibiotics, high animal numbers and low genetic diversity increase the likelihood of pathogens becoming a public health risk.

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change
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'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change

He said that we’re not built to survive any other planet and we should spend our time and energy trying to fix it.

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – here's why you should be worried
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Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – here's why you should be worried

Elon Musk's Neuralink is developing a brain implant to connect people’s minds directly to a computer.

Humans are not the ultimate beings on earth, there are many in animal, avian, marine spheres that have similar skills and feelings
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Humans are not the ultimate beings on earth, there are many in animal, avian, marine spheres that have similar skills and feelings

The human is the ultimate cannibal: eating his own kind, humans in another form, again and again.

Genetic studies show that human beings lead to the extinction of the cave bear
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Genetic studies show that human beings lead to the extinction of the cave bear

Homo sapiens originated in Africa more than 300,000 years ago and later spreading worldwide.

Footprints on the Moon, Cemeteries on Mars: Words in space archaeology with Alice Gorman
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Footprints on the Moon, Cemeteries on Mars: Words in space archaeology with Alice Gorman

Alice Gorman, works on space junk in Earth orbit, deep space probes, and planetary landing sites.

A chunk of skull found in Greece is the earliest sign of humans outside of Africa
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A chunk of skull found in Greece is the earliest sign of humans outside of Africa

Its est to be 210,000 years old and shows our species began leaving Africa earlier than we thought.

People from war zones more likely to suffer from mental illnesses like depression
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People from war zones more likely to suffer from mental illnesses like depression

There is a need for mental health support for people who live in long-term war zones as their numbers are significantly higher.

Infertility in young women may have driven the Neanderthals to their extinction
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Infertility in young women may have driven the Neanderthals to their extinction

Fossils are scarce and the answer to why the women started having fewer babies is still up for debate.

Global warming affects Mt Everest, exposes 10 tonnes of garbage and human remains
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Global warming affects Mt Everest, exposes 10 tonnes of garbage and human remains

Many people who climb the mountain pay very little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma believes that AI is a big threat to human beings
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Alibaba founder Jack Ma believes that AI is a big threat to human beings

Jack Ma added, "The AI and robots are going to kill a lot of jobs because in the future, these will be done by machines."