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Newly identified human ancestor was handy with tools
By Reuters - Oct 06, 2015

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Homo naledi, the ancient human ancestor whose fossils have been retrieved from a South African cave, may have been handy with tools and ...

Heating up hair science
By Reuters - Oct 05, 2015

By Ben Gruber West Lafayette, IND (Reuters) Tahira Reid loves science. So she decided to use that passion to study one of her biggest causes of anxiety.  "Being an African ...

'The Martian' Triumphs With $55 Million Debut
By Reuters - Oct 04, 2015

By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES ( - "The Martian" blasted off with a massive $55 million this weekend, nearly surpassing another space-based adventure, ...

Big gulp: feeding strategy of blue whales revealed
By Reuters - Oct 02, 2015

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The blue whale is the largest creature on Earth and perhaps the biggest that ever lived, so it is no surprise it has a huge appetite. But the...