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High Protein, High Risk?
High Protein, High Risk?
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 6, 2014
Low-protein diets are linked to longer life spans in mice and humans.
Bones Won’t Be Buried Yet
Jef Akst | May 10, 2012
Two 9,000-year-old skeletons will be held by University of California, San Diego, officials—rather than turned over to American Indians for reburial—until a lawsuit is settled.
Brain Evolution at a Distance
Hannah Waters | Dec 6, 2011
Gene expression controlled from afar may have spurred the spurt in brain evolution that led to modern humans.
World Population Hits 7 Billion
Tia Ghose | Oct 31, 2011
Sometime today, Earth’s 7 billionth person was born.
Latitude Affects Human Eye Size
Jef Akst | Jul 27, 2011
People living near the Earth’s poles, where days are often short and light often low, have larger eyes and visual cortices than those closer to the equator.