Human evolution wasn’t just about the musical note, but how it was played

Duke team researchers She identified a set of human DNA sequences driving changes in brain development, digestion and immunity that appear to have evolved rapidly after our family line split from the chimpanzee lineage, but before splitting with Neanderthals. Our brains are larger, and our guts are shorter than that of our ape peers. said … Read more

Study reveals new rules for lineage evolution

The hypothalamus, one of the most complex brain regions in the mammalian nervous system, contains an astonishing diversity of neurons that regulate endocrine, autonomic, and behavioral functions. It not only regulates food consumption, water intake, body temperature, circadian rhythm and sleep to maintain the survival of individual organisms, but also controls the onset of puberty … Read more