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Size does matter when it comes to animal brains

 A mammal's brain size predicts its problem-solving ability, says a study.

Jan 28, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Agriculture didn't spur growth of human population

For their research, the scientists analysed radiocarbon dates from Wyoming and Colorado that were recovered predominantly from charcoal hearths, which provide a direct record of prehistoric human activity.

Dec 22, 2015, 17:00 PM IST

How cancer is financially ruining too

After a cancer diagnosis, the probability of a patient being employed dropped by almost 10 percentage points, and hours worked declined by up to 200 hours, or about five weeks of full-time work, in the first year.

Oct 26, 2015, 17:53 PM IST