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November 10, 2015
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Did grandmas make people pair up?

Human longevity from grandmothering tied to human coupling If you are in a special relationship with another person, thank grandma – not just yours, but all grandmothers since humans evolved.

December 25, 2013
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Walking the Walk: What Sharks, Honeybees and Humans Have in Common

A research team led by UA anthropologist David Raichlen has found that the Hadza tribe’s movements while foraging can be described by a mathematical pattern called a Lévy walk – a pattern that also is found in the movements of … Continue reading

September 28, 2013
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MU Scientist Finds Late Cretaceous Period Was Likely Ice-free

Study results could foreshadow earth’s future climate, MU researcher says COLUMBIA, Mo. – For years, scientists have thought that a continental ice sheet formed during the Late Cretaceous Period more than 90 million years ago when the climate was much … Continue reading

August 21, 2013
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Cool heads likely won’t prevail in a hotter, wetter world

Should climate change trigger the upsurge in heat and rainfall that scientists predict, people may face a threat just as perilous and volatile as extreme weather — each other. Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-Berkeley report in … Continue reading

August 12, 2013
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Microsoft introduces the 4Afrika Scholarship program

Part of the 4Afrika Initiative, the program will offer mentorship, training, university-level education and employment opportunities to aspiring African youth. LAGOS, Nigeria — Aug. 12, 2013 — In recognition of International Youth Day, Microsoft Corp. Monday introduced the 4Afrika Scholarship … Continue reading

August 12, 2013
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Ese’eja Nation

UD professor, scholar document culture of Peruvian community As the elders of a small hunter-gatherer community told the story of how their people came to be, University of Delaware assistant professor of art Jonathan Cox and Summer Scholar Sarah Driver … Continue reading

July 2, 2013
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Big feet preference in rural Indonesia defies one-size-fits-all theory of attractiveness

People in most cultures view women with small feet as attractive. Like smooth skin or an hourglass figure, petite feet signal a potential mate’s youth and fertility. Because they signal reproductive potential, a preference for mates with these qualities may … Continue reading

March 15, 2013
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A Better Walk to a Brighter Future for Tanzania’s Youngest

In January, 60 young Tanzanian children began attending school for the first time, thanks to a project led by Michigan State University. MSU and its partners in the Tanzanian Partnership Program built a new school on 100 acres donated by … Continue reading