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Hoarding may have led to human bipedalism

Detailed observations of chimpanzees indicate that upright walking may have emerged millions of years ago as an adaptation to be better able to carry scarce, high-quality foods and other resources. The new findings, in Current Biology, provide yet another hypothesis for the emergence of bipedalism, which other studies have linked to fighting ability, climate changeand […]

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More of oxytocin’s effects revealed

New experiments with oxytocin – known as the love hormone because of its importance in bonding between romantic partners and mothers and children – have shown it to have a profound influence on value judgments as well as feelings of well-being and our sensitivity to advertising. The findings were presented at the Neuroscience 2010 conference. […]

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