New Swedish research has hit an intriguing, if rather stunning range of findings. Ancient viruses have had a lot to do with creating the brain’s neural networks. It seems viruses, natural DNA managers, have been shaping the human brain.
A Swedish research team has won a coveted "Ig Nobel" prize - awarded by Harvard University for quirky discoveries "that make people laugh and then think" - for finding dung beetles can navigate their way home in the dark using the Milky Way as a guide.
It seems if we were herbivores then we wouldn't be as advanced as we are today, at least according to a new study out of Sweden. The research found that carnivory contributed to human success and population growth.