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Microbial ecology perturbation in human IgA deficiency - Science


Science
We show that human IgA deficiency is not associated with massive quantitative perturbations of gut microbial ecology. Metagenomic analysis highlights an expected pathobiont expansion but a less expected depletion in some typically beneficial symbionts ...

How Do Languages Evolve? This Game Is Finding The Answer! - Forbes


Forbes
A team of researchers led by Dr. Olivier Morin at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany have released a mobile app, the Color Game, designed to study how human languages evolve. Dr. Morin's team identified a problem ...

First Listen: Sarah Louise, 'Deeper Woods' - NPR


NPR
For as long as humans have roamed the earth, forests have captivated a special slice of our collective human imagination. From hot, wet jungles to dry, snowy taigas, forests are sites of refuge, mystery and abundance. It's understandable, then, that ...

Becoming Human

Tempe, Arizona - United States

Becoming Human brings together interactive multimedia, research and scholarship to promote greater understanding of the course of human evolution.

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United States

2002 report issued by the President's Council on Bioethics. Includes definitions, history, and policy recommendations.

Human Biomechanics Course
Canada

Lecture and laboratory notes, assignments, interactive simulations, and related links. St. Francis Xavier University, Canada.

Human Cloning
United States

Electronic journal, with original articles and reviews on stem cell research and ethics.

Human Evolution
United Kingdom

Notes from a lecture by DSG Pollock on early hominids. Includes references.

Human Evolution
United States

Similarities found among early myths suggest that our cultural origins began in female centered tribes which slowly evolved toward patrifocal social structures 40,000 to 100,000 years ago.

Human Existence
United States

Publications from Dr. John Skoyles, an academic researcher from London, on the origins and nature of human biology, language, mind, society, faith, and clinical conditions.

Human Origins
United Kingdom

The Natural History Museum provides a number of short videos on this topic.

Human Origins
United States

Radio program discusses fossil discoveries that may provide the earliest documented evidence of toolmaking, and push the origin of homo sapiens back more than 400,000 years. A discussion featuring Donald Johanson and Blake Edgar.

Human Prehistory
Greece

Exhibit that "walks through" the various stages of human evolution.

Human Genetics
Netherlands

Covers both clinical and experimental aspects of human genetics and includes genetics of lower animals when potentially relevant to human medicine. Subscription based with online sample copy.