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Our ancestors had powerful night-time vision

Mammals and reptiles share a common ancestor, with the earliest mammal-like animals appearing in the Late Triassic about 200 million years ago. 

Here are 5 things that one must keep in mind during Shraaddha ritual

Here are 5 things that one must keep in mind during Shraaddha ritual

Here, we bring certain things that one must practice during Shraaddha 

Life was no picnic for our ancestors 1.8 million years ago

Life was no picnic for our ancestors 1.8 million years ago

Our human ancestors, who looked like a cross between apes and modern humans, had access to food, water and shady shelter at a site in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.

Relax! No day nap or eight-hour sleep for our ancestors either

Our ancestors stayed up late into the evening, averaging less than 6.5 hours of sleep and rarely took naps.

2 million-years-old fossils reveal what our ancestors` hearing was like

Research into human fossils, dating back to approximately two million years ago, has revealed what our ancestors` hearing was like.

Our ancestors' diet shifted much earlier than thought

Our ancestors made the shift from a diet based on trees and shrubs to grass-based foods -- that include not only grasses and their roots, but also insects or animals that ate grass -- roughly 400,000 years earlier than experts previously thought, says new research.

iPhone application shows your common ancestors

A new iPhone application permits you to see how long ago you shared a common ancestor with any species.