Contemplating human extinction

Contemplating human extinction

Whether designer pathogen or malicious AI, we now recognize many ways to die. But when did people first start actually ...
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Viewpoint: Don’t waste your money on banking your baby’s umbilical cord blood

[I]n the U.S., the practice of storing umbilical cord blood is steadily on the rise. Banking cord blood in case a ...
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Number instinct: Numerical ability is deeply rooted in our shared animal evolution

Considering the multitude of situations in which we humans use numerical information, life without numbers is inconceivable. But what was ...
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Do bilinguals have a lower risk of developing dementia?

If the benefits of being bilingual spill over to other aspects of cognition, then we would expect to see a ...