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Genetic studies link indigenous Amazon dwellers to Australasia

Native Americans living in the Amazon bear an unexpected genetic connection to indigenous people in Australasia, suggesting a previously unknown wave of migration to the Americas thousands of years ago, a new study has found. "It’s incredibly surprising," said David Reich of Harvard Medical School. "There’s a strong working model in archaeology and genetics, of which I have been a ...

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Did you know you can pass your anxiety on to your child? A new study finds out how.

Photo Credit: amenclinicsphotos ac Wonder how your kids show the same signs of anxiety as you? A new study has found the answer. It says that anxious parents are more probable in passing their anxiety on to their off springs. Researchers from the Department of Psychiatry and the Health Emotions Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin performed a study on ...

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Too much male attention ruins pretty females: New Study

One of the biggest perk of being beautiful is getting overwhelming attention. And mostly every attractive person enjoys that. However, according to a new study by Australian and Canadian researchers on fruit flies, excessive male sexual attention ruins pretty females. Steve Chenoweth who is the associate professor of the University of Queensland’s School of Biological Sciences stated the study projected ...

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Ancient DNA Shows Europeans had sex with Neanderthals

According to a study, there is a surprising genetic unity between the earliest known Europeans and contemporary Europeans, suggesting mating between the Europeans and the ancient Neanderthals. This finding suggests that a complex network of sexual exchange may have existed across Europe over the past 50,000 years, and also helps to pinpoint when humans interbred with Neanderthals, the closest extinct ...

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