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Brain has specific radar for snakes: Study

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 23:20

Snakes tend to arouse sharp fear in monkeys, apes and humans, and scientists said Thursday they have found specific brain cells that fire off a rapid warning for slithery danger.

`Humasexual` Morrissey says he`s attracted to humans

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 15:25

Morrissey has tried to clear out the air about his sexuality by saying that his love isn`t limited by gender, and called himself a `humasexual`.

Hominin not ancestors of Neanderthals and modern humans: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 12:52

A new study suggests that no known hominin is ancestor to the Neanderthals or modern humans.

Denisovans crossed Wallace`s Line and interbred with modern humans

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 13:27

The Denisovans - newly discovered ancient human relative - crossed one of the world`s most prominent marine barriers in Indonesia, and interbred with modern humans moving through the area on the way to Australia and New Guinea, scientists have claimed.

Chimp ancestors may have learned to make friends 6 mn yrs ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 12:41

A new research has found that the ability to form friendship with people like oneself was there in ancestors of chimpanzees and humans.

Google-ing fast making human memory history: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 11:55

A new study has revealed that Britons have lost the ability to remember key dates in history as a result of easy searching on sites like search/google.html"> Google.

Chimps` `memory better than humans`

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 18:04

A study by a Japanese researcher has revealed that Chimpanzees are brainier that humans.

Neanderthals, not modern humans invented bone tools 50,000 yrs ago

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 13:11

Researchers have suggested that it may have been Neanderthals, and not modern humans, who made first specialized bone tools in Europe.

Early humans hunted giant prehistoric elephant for its meat

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 22:39

Early humans, who lived thousands of years before Neanderthals, were able to work together in groups to hunt and slaughter animals as large as the prehistoric elephant for their meat, scientists say.

Humans may look like `Close Encounters` aliens in 100,000 yrs

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 12:29

A researcher has speculated that humans in the next 100,000 years may look like aliens from the hit movie `Close Encounters of the Third Kind`: large, bug eyes, huge foreheads and pigmented skin.

Humans to get extinct before Earth ends in 1.75 billion years

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 09:34

Habitable conditions on Earth will exist for at least another 1.75 billion years, according to astrobiologists.

Neanderthals ate fish 45,000 years ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:35

Neanderthals were eating fish some 45,000 years ago, a new study has found, suggesting the close human relatives had a more diverse diet than previously thought.