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Man's Earliest Ancestors Discovered In Southern England

The two teeth are from small, rat-like creatures that lived 145 million years ago in the shadow of the dinosaurs. They are the earliest undisputed fossils of mammals belonging to the line that led to human beings.
7-Nov-2017 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dogs Are More Expressive When Someone Is Looking


Dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are looking at them, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.
17-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cocktail Tests on Toxic Waste Called For


Surprisingly low concentrations of toxic chemicals – from fungicides to antidepressants – can change the way some aquatic creatures swim and feed, according to new research. In addition, depending on the cocktail of toxins they can produce...
16-Oct-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Astronomers Reveal Evidence of Dynamical Dark Energy


An international research team, including astronomers from the University of Portsmouth, has revealed evidence of dynamical dark energy.
3-Oct-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Genes That Separate Humans From Fruit Flies Found


Genes which determine animal complexity – or what makes humans so much more complex than a fruit fly or a sea urchin – have been identified for the first time.
29-Sep-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tackling Air Pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa


The University of Portsmouth is helping to tackle air pollution and its harmful effects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
22-Sep-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Model May Help Science Overcome the Brain’s Fortress-Like Barrier


Scientists have helped provide a way to better understand how to enable drugs to enter the brain and how cancer cells make it past the blood brain barrier.
19-Sep-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sportspeople Can Face Retirement Identity Crisis

New research shows how top-level sportspeople can struggle to adjust to life after retirement, with their identities continuing to be defined by their former careers.
14-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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