In the villages of central Gujurat, humans and wildlife are forced to share the same spaces – with varying consequences.
yesterday • ~8 min
Tags: conservation india crocodiles human-wildlife-conflict
A new framework for learning from each other.
Tags: mit-energy-initiative urban-studies-and-planning climate transportation china energy environment sustainability urban-planning policy economics business research school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences
The footprints of over 20 different prehistoric people, pressed into volcanic ash thousands of years ago in Tanzania, show possible evidence for sexual division of labor in this ancient community.
May 14, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: anthropology paleontology archaeology human-evolution tanzania human-behavior paleoanthropology hominins prehistory behavior
We're full of blood – around five litres, on average.
May 13, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: anatomy blood-cells blood plasma human-body blood-type blood-plasma
Scientists thought Neanderthals might have created tools from a cave in what's now Bulgaria, but new research shows Homo sapiens may deserve credit.
Tags: science-and-technology early-humans neanderthals stone-tools
A new study takes the most comprehensive look to date at the connection between the ancestry and the molecular makeup of cancer.
Tags: health-medicine ancestry basic-research broad-institute cancer human-genome-project nci-cancer-genome-analysis-network tumors
New research from the Harvard Chan School found that people who attended religious services at least once a week were significantly less likely to die from “deaths of despair,” including deaths related to suicide, drug overdose, and alcohol poisoning.
Tags: health-medicine covid-19 death-risk deaths-of-despair harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health health-professionals-follow-up-study human-flourishing-program-at-harvards-institute-for-quantitative-social-science nurses-health-study-ii religious-services
In a new book, Professor David Kaiser describes dramatic shifts in the history of an evolving discipline.
Tags: technology-and-society history physics books-and-authors quantum-mechanics history-of-science research program-in-sts school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences
CSAIL's Conduct-A-Bot system uses muscle signals to cue a drone’s movement, enabling more natural human-robot communication.
Tags: computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail robotics robots research wearable-sensors neuroscience brain-and-cognitive-sciences algorithms distributed-robotics-laboratory school-of-engineering artificial-intelligence muscles human-computer-interaction mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs
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