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Hairy oddballs: Why are humans the only animal to grow hair on our heads but almost none on our bodies?

Hairy oddballs: Why are humans the only animal to grow hair on our heads but almost none on our bodies?

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Fur keeps animals warm when it's cold at night and protects them from the sun during the day. Human ancestors ...
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How long do most mammal species survive before going extinct?

Live Science | 
How long do species usually last before they go extinct? It turns out the answer we find now could be ...
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Discovery of fire lit up human evolution. When did it occur?

Live Science | 
Scientists suspect that without a control over fire, humans probably would never have developed large brains and the benefits that ...
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Self medication: Blocked from drugs by the medical establishment, many transgender people resort to black-market hormones

Genetic Literacy Project | 
For the first 10 months of Christine’s gender transition, a progressive LGBT health clinic in Boston made getting on hormones ...
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Are there subtypes of autism? Language regression study supports controversial hypothesis

Spectrum | 
Autistic children who lose words reach key milestones earlier than autistic children without language regression, according to a new study ...
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