World Science: Race of tiny people didn't exist, scientists claim
- * Race of tiny people didn't exist, scientists say:
More and more researchers are disputing a 2004 study
concluding that miniature humans evolved on an
* Animals may plan ahead, studies find:
The investigations may be important for
understanding the evolution of foresight, according
to an expert.
* Shedding light on the origin of flowers:
New research may help clarify a question that Darwin
called an "abominable mystery."
* Bananas could die out, group warns:
Humans are wiping out wild bananas, and commercial
varieties may not be able to survive, U.N. officials
* Human, chimp lineages interbred after splitting,
Darwin's claim that we descend from ape-like
creatures, shocking to some, may seem easy to
stomach compared with new findings.
* One gene change turns "cheating" microbe to role
A discovery shows that simple mutations can
transform complex forms of social behavior,