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Researchers discover underwater volcano
...erocious Samoan goddess of war, did not exist just fours
years ago, according to co-chief scientists Hubert Staudigel, a geologist at Scripps's Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, and Stan Hart, a geochemist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. With a growth rate of...
Lessons from the orangutans: Upright walking may have begun in the trees
...corporate hanging. They only tended to walk on all fours
when navigating the largest branches, the researchers found. Hand-assisted bipedalism may have offered several advantages that allowed our arboreal ancestors to venture onto thin branches. They could have gripped multiple branches with their toes ...