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How the evolution of an ancient fish gave humans the ability to speak

How the evolution of an ancient fish gave humans the ability to speak

John Colapinto | 
[E]very voice (barks, whinnies, whines, chirps, squeals, meows, ribbits, roars, the State of the Union address) derives from a common ...
Why do we find puppies more adorable than babies? The neuroscience of cuteness

Why do we find puppies more adorable than babies? The neuroscience of cuteness

Thomas Ling | 
[W]hat exactly happens in the brain when we gaze at a baby? And why do we respond the same way ...
How the fossils ‘Lucy’ and “Ardi’ changed our understanding of human history

How the fossils ‘Lucy’ and “Ardi’ changed our understanding of human history

Kermit Pattison | 
The discovery of [Lucy,] Australopithecus afarensis, advanced science in numerous ways. First, it illuminated one of the greatest mysteries of ...
Lab-grown meat is here: Restaurant in Singapore begins serving chicken made in a bioreactor

Lab-grown meat is here: Restaurant in Singapore begins serving chicken made in a bioreactor

Daniel Bennett | 
By the time you read this, a group of friends at a restaurant in Singapore will have shared a three-course ...
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How would a coronavirus antibody test work?

Alexander McNamara | 
The hunt is on for a coronavirus antibody test that tells people whether they have had COVID-19 and are immune ...
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