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Some well-known human traits are now linked to creativity

Creativity is something that has always fascinated humanity — now scientists in those fields that typically deal with creativity have discovered a whole range of human traits which they believe indicate creativity in human beings.
In the Media by Milton Este

U.S. MERS case 'did not' spread from human-to-human contact

Further blood tests indicate that an Illinois resident who came into close contact with an Indiana MERS patient did not contract the virus. This contradicts a previous announcement.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Humans and Neanderthals 'not so different'

Scientists have found very little evidence to suggest modern humans are superior to their Neanderthal ancestors. The research team argues that the stereotype of the primitive Neanderthal is now gradually eroding.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 5 comments

The first comprehensive atlas of human gene expression

Tokyo - A large international consortium has released the first comprehensive map of gene activity across the human body. It is hoped the findings can help to combat genetic diseases.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

War in Central African Republic: The human side of the story Special

Bangui - In war-torn Central African Republic (CAR) the former Séléka rebels have been wreaking havoc up and down the country by looting and instituting a rule of terror and total chaos, resulting in the flight of entire populations.
Digital Journal Report by Christopher Szabo - 3 comments

Human bacteria used to make cheese that smells like body parts

An exhibit, dubbed 'Selfmade', in Dublin features eleven cheeses that were crafted with bacteria from toes and belly buttons
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 3 comments

Dogs may really understand the human perspective

Portsmouth - Researchers have discovered that dogs may literally understand the human perspective, because they are more likely to steal food when they think nobody can see them doing it.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 11 comments

K-9 skull study may help children with craniofacial deformities

Bethesda - The family dog may be more than a fun and faithful companion; in fact, researchers believe dogs may help lead us to a better understanding of our heads.
In the Media by Greta McClain

Scientist Melba Ketchum claims Bigfoot DNA human-cryptid hybrid

According to a press release by DNA Diagnostics Inc., a study conducted by a team of experts, led by Dr. Melba Ketchum of Nacogdoches, TX., has confirmed that the semi-mythical Bigfoot is a relative of the human species that arose about 15,000 years ago.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 5 comments

Scientists discover elephants sing like humans do

A new study conducted on a dead elephant has demonstrated to researchers that elephants sing in the same way that humans do. The vocal sound is so low that it is inaudible to humans, but it is, nonetheless there.
In the Media by Melissa Horrocks - 5 comments

Mars One: Human settlement on Mars in 2023

An ambitious new project has started. Mars One plans to establish the first human settlement on Mars in 2023. Only one problem, you can't come back.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 21 comments

Music lessons help babies to develop

New research suggests that playing music to babies helps their brains to develop and leads them to become better communicators as they grow up.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Study shows a recording of human yawning makes dogs yawn too

A new study shows that dogs can "catch" a yawn from the sound of a human being yawning. The study showed that dogs imitate yawns more readily from their owners than from strangers. Researchers say this suggests dogs have the capacity for empathy.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 1 comment

Largest known crocodile could swallow a human if it wanted to

Researchers have said that the largest known crocodile was large enough to have swallowed a human being if it wanted to.
In the Media by Owen Weldon

Grey matter in our brains is increasing – are we evolving?

Scientists are finding consistent changes in the amount of grey matter in one specific area of the brain – that responsible for conforming to social pressures.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 6 comments

Human hair trade booms

Many people want to get their hands on long locks that belong to celebrities and this has created a multi-million dollar trade in human hair.
In the Media by Owen Weldon

Canadian researchers generate pluripotent stem cells from horses Special

Montreal - Researchers in Toronto and Montreal are opening a new line of defense in treating degenerative conditions by using pluripotent stem cells from horses.
Digital Journal Report by KJ Mullins

Ottawa announces plans to reduce immigration fraud and smuggling

Vancouver - The Canadian government has announced plans designed to reduce immigration fraud and those who take part in for-profit human smuggling.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 2 comments

London's Brenda Allison: The Human Magnet

When she walks into a room, small toys and televisions go haywire. At the grocery store, her mere presence may cause the till to sputter and shut down.
In the Media by Chris Stewart - 1 comment

New human domino record set in China

Thousands of people gathered in China to set a new world record for the biggest human domino chain. There were 10,267 people who sat cross-legged and slowly collapsed backwards, one after another, to be part of the record-breaking event.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 1 comment

Activists to protest sex trafficking outside Craigslist office

San Francisco - Human Rights activists have scheduled a protest at the headquarters of Craigslist for Thursday afternoon. Activists want Craigslist to put a stop to human sex trafficking through the adult services section of its website.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 7 comments

Angelina Jolie returns to Haiti fueling adoption speculation

Port-au-prince - Angelina Jolie returned to Haiti over the weekend to assess the progress of the work that has been accomplished since the earthquake hit this island country. Jolie has recently dispelled rumors that Jolie-Pitt have an adoption in progress in Haiti.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 1 comment

Tomb in China contains mass human sacrifice

Beijing - A tomb containing nearly 50 victims of human sacrifice has been excavated in eastern China. The tomb is 2,500 years old, the time of the great sage, Confucius.
In the Media by Christopher Szabo

Soccer World Cup’s dark side: Human trafficking

Johannesburg - A South African cabinet minister says human trafficking threatens to be the “dark side” of the World Cup. Key areas in this evil trade are prostitution, use of drug mules and child slavery.
In the Media by Christopher Szabo

FDA lettuce recall - Interested in a safe, healthy alternative? Special

Spring has sprung in my neighborhood and that means garden season has begun. Bunny rabbits and baby robins are feeding in the fresh tilled garden in search of their daily dinner. It also means one FDA vegetable recall after another headed to my in box.
Digital Journal Report by Kim I. Hartman - 1 comment

S.Africa officially announces new hominid species, A. sediba

Krugersdorp - The discovery of a new hominid species has been officially announced at the Cradle of Humankind site near Johannesburg by South African Vice President Kgalema Motlanthe.
In the Media by Christopher Szabo - 1 comment

New human ancestor from S.Africa a vital 'missing link'

Johannesburg - Archeologists say the discovery of a two-million-year-old skeleton of a child could provide a 'missing link' in the history of human evolution. The previously unknown species of early human ancestor is to be revealed in South Africa later this week.
In the Media by Christopher Szabo - 6 comments

Cyber attacks, censorship may force Google to shut down in China

Search engine leader Google said it could no longer tolerate China's Internet censorship rules, after the company has been hit with a series of cyber attacks. In December, its Gmail service used by Chinese human rights activists was hit by hackers.
In the Media by Wang Fangqing - 5 comments

Texas First to Pass Human Trafficking Law

Human traffickers better watch out. A new law in the state of Texas has given law enforcement agencies and children's advocacy groups more tools to come after you.
In the Media by Kevin Jess - 1 comment

Genetically Modifying Human Eggs Could Wipe out Inherited Disease

A procedure that someday may allow women to avoid passing certain genetic diseases on to their children has arrived at success, with the birth of four healthy monkeys, scientists reported Wednesday.
In the Media by Kevin Jess - 5 comments
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