Blogging the Human Genome
Human beings have something like 23,000 ... a cylindrical trunk with a mouth at one end, an anus at the other, and various appendages sprouting in between. Still, creatures can get around the strictures of highly conserved DNA in other ways.
Out of Africa: Human Fossil Discoveries
Archaeologists found three human skulls in 1997 in the ... and they’re associated with volcanism, large volcanoes that blanketed the landscape with volcanic ash. By using these volcanic ash horizons, we can sandwich the fossils in time.
Google Turns to Big Data to Unmask Human Traffickers
The Google announcement came on the same day the White House called for more data-sharing among federal agencies to help disrupt these criminal human-trafficking networks. “Working with the [anti-trafficking] partners, we can take data from their help ...
Is Your Managerial Ego Too Big?
It's a little like the peacock strutting his Technicolor tail for the females, says Art Markman, a psychologist at the University of Texas at Austin who runs the Human Dimensions ... it's felt that no one can touch the person." It's "too big to fail ...
How technology can fix 6 big problems of India
For example, climate change and population increase will stretch ... caused by human activity, and so it is natural to assume that humans can solve it without much difficulty. Some of our purported technology solutions — like big dams and linking of ...