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Early humans were smarter than previously thought

Early humans were smarter than previously thought

The researchers believe that the same areas of the brain engaged in modern activities like playing the piano were also used in making stone tools dating from 1.8 million to 100,000 years ago.

Have you ever seen a cancer patient with 3D-printed jaw? - Watch it to believe it

Defying the odds, a team of doctors from Indiana University have managed to give a tongue cancer patient a 3D-printed jaw after he lost his natural jaw to the side effects of radiation treatments.

This enzyme may help protect against Alzheimer's

"This study found that NMNAT2, or nicotinamide mononucleotide adenylyl transferase 2, is a key neuronal maintenance factor," said lead researcher Hui-Chen Lu, Professor at Indiana University in the US.

One trillion species on Earth and we know nothing

One trillion species on Earth and we know nothing

Biologists from Indiana University have combined microbial, plant and animal community datasets from government, academic and citizen science sources, resulting in the largest compilation of its kind.

Our hair and nails' secret toxic tale

Until now, researchers depended on samples of human milk, blood and urine, and those samples are more difficult to obtain than hair and nails.

US physicists discover new elementary particle

There are six types, or "flavours," of quarks: up, down, strange, charm, bottom and top. Each of these also has an antimatter counterpart.

Information flows in brain like well-defined travel routes

 Just as most of the world's air travel passes through a few major hubs, the majority of information in the brain flows through similarly well-travelled routes, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher from Indiana University has found.

Watching porn can make you sexually aggressive: Study

The researchers acknowledge that the causes of sexual aggression are complex and that “many pornography consumers are not sexually aggressive”. 

These high-tech glasses can treat kids' lazy eyes

In comparison, the lenses of the electronic glasses used in this study can be filled to fit a child's vision prescription.

E-cigarette use can lead to problematic drinking

The study based on a survey of around 1400 people, also found that more women than men use e-cigarettes socially -- just opposite to the patterns seen in regular cigarette smoking.