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From The Mouths Of Apes, Babble Hints At Origins of Human Speech

Source: NPR Shots Blog

An Orangutan named Tilda is providing scientists with fresh evidence that even early human ancestors had the ability to make speech-like vocalizations.

Prolonged Marijuana Use Linked with Brain Changes

Source: Discovery News

Using marijuana daily for four years or longer may be related to certain changes in the brain, according to new research.

Study: Brain Abnormalities Found in 40% of SIDS Cases

Source: TIME

The unknown cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) could be a brain abnormality, a new study suggests.

Four Weird Ways Animals Sense the World

Source: National Geographic

Creatures like crabs, butterflies, snakes, and octopuses sense the world in unusual ways.

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