DNA data uncovers unknown chapter of human history
DNA data uncovers unknown chapter of human history

This is remarkable because the M haplogroup is effectively absent in modern Europeans but is extremely common in modern Asian, Australasian, and Native American populations.

How rats respond to fear can fix stress disorder in humans

Female rats often respond to fear by "darting" where they start running around like crazy when they sense threat, new research has found, suggesting that the findings could lead to better treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in humans.

'Advanced diagnostics important to detect genital TB'

 The role of advanced diagnostics in detecting genital tuberculosis, which is linked to infertility in humans, was extremely important, an expert said here on Thursday.

Animals' 'working memory' systems similar to humans: Study

In a study that could help advance drug development for Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found that a key aspect of human memory impaired in memory disorders exists in the type of pre-clinical animal models that influence major decisions about drug development.

Fish intake by would-be mom helps growth of baby`s brain

A recent study has found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby's brain.

Ancient people conquered the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago
Ancient people conquered the Arctic at least 45,000 years ago

The frozen carcass of a woolly mammoth found in Siberia with unmistakable signs of spear wounds is providing evidence that people inhabited Arctic regions thousands of years earlier than previously known.

Songbirds sing like humans: Study

A songbird's vocal muscles work like those of humans and singers, finds a new study.

Science behind XY and XX chromosomes in human being
Science behind XY and XX chromosomes in human being

A recent study has revealed the evolution of X chromosome and why it contains an unusual mixture of genes.

Could a cholesterol-lowering drug treat Parkinson's?

In their quest to find new treatments that could slow, stop or reverse Parkinson's disease, a progressive neurological condition that affects movement and speech, researchers in Britain are set to investigate in humans the potential of a cholesterol-lowering drug in treating the disease.

Gene tweaking helped humans walk upright: Study

Researchers at Stanford University have identified a change in gene expression between humans and primates that may have helped give us an edge to walk upright.

Human-Neanderthal relationships may be root of modern allergies

Passionate encounters between ancient humans and their burly cousins- the Neanderthals, may have left modern people more prone to sneezes, itches and other allergies, researchers say.

Stroking helps calves grow better relation with humans

 A study focused on conventional dairy farming has found that calves can only develop a good relationship with humans if their caretakers have regular and gentle interactions like stroking lower part of their neck.

Scientists sequence first ancient Irish human genomes

A team of scientists in Ireland has sequenced the first genomes from ancient Irish humans, which is now being used to answer pivotal questions about the origins of the country's people and their culture.

Neural activity of moving animal recorded in 3D

Researchers in Princeton University have developed an instrument that allows three-dimensional recordings of neural activity in nearly the entire brain of a free-moving animal.

NASA gets $55 million funding to send humans to Mars
NASA gets $55 million funding to send humans to Mars

US space agency NASA to spend at least $55 million on a “habitation augmentation module”.

Human's ability to perceive melodic pitch isn't unique

Seems like we are not alone in how we perceive a melodic pitch as marmosets have showcased the same talent.

Dogs can copy their pal's expressions
Dogs can copy their pal's expressions

In an indication that dogs could possess basic levels of empathy, researchers have found that our canine friends, just like humans, are capable of imitating the expression of their play mates.

Crows too know how to make and use tools!

If you thought only humans or primates can forge and use tools, you are wrong. Crows can make, use, and even store for re-use certain tools while foraging for food, a new study shows.

Mental time travel a unique human capacity: Study

Humans appear to be the only species who are able to remember events that they had experienced and mentally time travel not only into the past but also the future, suggests new research.

Here's how human brain can handle so much data
Here's how human brain can handle so much data

 Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered how humans can categorise data using less than one percent of the original information