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Neanderthals’ genetic footprints are evident in humans of today

Remnants of Neanderthal DNA found in modern humans are associated with diseases including Type 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease, lupus and cirrhosis of the liver,...

Forgotten ape threatened by human activity, forest loss

The most detailed range-wide assessment of the bonobo (formerly known as the pygmy chimpanzee) ever conducted has revealed that this poorly known and endangered...

Chimps exhibit sharing behavior like humans

Sharing food has widely been considered by scholars as a defining characteristic of human behavior. But a new study by Iowa State University anthropology...

Young children sensitive to others’ behaviors and intentions

Young children's helpfulness is tempered when they see that the person they intend to help has harmed another person. But it also diminishes when they see that the object of their attention meant to harm another, even if no harm was done. That's t...

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