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Prehistoric humans were far smarter than previously assumed

325,000-year-old stone tools go to prove that our forefathers were far better at collaborating and planning than we thought.

Denmark moves to ban bestiality -- but is sex with animals really so bad?

Is bestiality harmful to the animals? Not always, say Danish researchers and point to the fact that animals seem to enjoy sex and orgasms.

Why do we spare civilians in war?

Neither compassion nor charity were the reasons why Western soldiers spared enemy civilians in war, new Danish research shows.

Mutations in noncoding DNA also cause cancer

New discovery could lead to novel field of study within cancer research.

Tests for pelvic joint pain not reliable at all

Some pregnant women are more sensitive to pain than others and end up being wrongly treated for pelvic joint pain, study shows.

Biofuel breakthrough: scientists use GMO yeast to produce fuel

Gene manipulated yeast cells makes biofuel production faster and cheaper. It's big, says scientist.

Blind people have four times more nightmares than sighted people

New study provides insight into what blind people dream about and why we have nightmares.

DNA copies reveal how healthy you are

The number of DNA copies left in our bodies reveal how our mental and physical heath will decline, study shows.

Bringing your computer to bed can wreck your next day at work

A new thesis from Roskilde University shows that reading work-related emails in bed disturbs your work the day after.

Scientists are getting closer to the origins of prostate cancer

New study uncovers even more genetic flaws that increase risk of prostate cancer.