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Human Ancestors Thought to Be Consuming Alcohol 10 Million Years Ago

It was previously thought that the predecessors of mankind started to imbibe alcohol nearly 9,000 years ago when the food storage and the natural fermentation process came into being. However, this idea was totally wrong!  Based on the analysis of ancient alcohol-metabolizing enzymes, it was 10 million years ago that […]

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A male chimpanzee at the Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda. Image credit: © Caroline Deimel, 2012.

Chimps Prefer Nests Made of Ugandan Ironwood, New Study Says

According to the study by a group of biologists from the United States, chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes) are intended to choose a certain type of wood when making their nests. It is the common practice for large-bodied hominoids to build their nest. As for chimpanzees, most of them prefer to choose certain […]

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