Chimpanzee gestures can be understood by fellow primates such as humans

Gestures by chimpanzees and bonobos can be understood by humans, a fellow great ape

Chimpanzees and bonobos use dozens of gestures to communicate with each other. They might be a request or an instruction. For example, as you can see in the Infographic below, a scratching movement across a chimpanzee’s torso means “please groom me”. Or a directed push …

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Evolutionary leap in ancient ancestor of platypus paved way for existence of humans

Evolution of humans originates in single leap of evolution in an ancestor of the platypus

I have created an infographic which I hope explains the step-by-step evolutionary process that Professors John Martin and Paolo D’Avino of the University College London and at Cambridge (respectively) have hypothesized. Blood clotting is essential for life. Without it we would all die cutting ourselves …

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Humans present in North America 37,000 years ago based on new mammoth evidence

Photographs of modified bones of adult Hartley mammoth.

Professor Timothy Rowe, a palaeontologist and his team at the University of Texas’s Jackson School of Geosciences, has suggested that humans were present in New Mexico, North America 37,000 years ago, which is far earlier than previously thought. He has made this assessment on the …

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