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Human intelligence: Have we reached the limit of knowledge?

Human brains are the product of blind and unguided evolution

Human brains are the product of blind and unguided evolution

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Human intelligence: Have we reached the limit of knowledge?

As well as building the doomed Titanic, which sank in 1912, Harland and Wolff built its ...

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Titanic shipyard rescued from bankruptcy

A team of scientists reconstruct the appearance of the Denisovans after 3 years of ...

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Israel scientists unveil appearance of ancient human relative

The newly released 'Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey' is an open world survival game ...

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'Ancestors': A new game provides insights into how the first humans evolved

It’s even more likely for people to recall false memories if the fake news supports ...

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Fake news makes people ‘remember’ false memories – study

'It is not 100% sure, but I think it's 90% that this was biblical Ziklag,' says Yosef ...

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Researchers say ancient Philistine town located in Israel

The Guggenheim Museum in New York is among the creations of the late American architect ...

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Frank Lloyd Wright buildings named UNESCO World Heritage sites

There are some 11,774 burial mounds, says UNESCO, while another 15 sites include 17 royal ...

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UNESCO adds Bahrain burial mounds to World Heritage List

It seems when the chance of being observed is low, people are more prone to evade a moral ...

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Moral science confirms people behave better when they think they're being watched

Shaped by volcanoes and surrounded by lava fields, the park is also home to the largest ...

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Iceland glacier national park named World Heritage site