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Experiencing happiness likely contributed to the dramatic growth and complexity of the human brain

The neocortex enables us to speak, dream and think. In search of the causes underlying neocortex expansion, researchers at the ...
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Max Planck Society backs CRISPR crops, rejects human germline editing

As an organization of basic research, the Max Planck Society bears a special responsibility for the use of new scientific ...
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From Sicily to Cyprus: Eastern Mediterranean shares genetic heritage despite cultural differences

The Mediterranean Sea has represented one of the most important crossroads in human history, acting both as a barrier and ...
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