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Controversial theory of human evolution

Controversial theory of human evolution

It is one of the most unusual evolutionary ideas ever proposed: humans are amphibious apes who lost their fur, started to walk upright and developed big brains because they took to living the good life by the water’s edge. This is the aquatic ape theory and although treated with derision by some academics over the

Prahlad Jani Mataji, Indian Cave Man Claims To Have Lived Without Food, Water For 70 Years

Prahlad Jani Mataji, Indian Cave Man Claims To Have Lived Without Food, Water For 70 Years

A 83-year-old holy man claims he has spent the last seven decades without food and water. Military doctors hope the experiments on Prahlad Jani can help soldiers develop their survival strategies. The long-haired and bearded yogi is under 24-hour observation by a team of 30 specialists during three weeks of tests at a hospital in

The dirtiest currency in Europe revealed

More than 40,255 bacteria was found on Denmark's krone

You’d better wash your hands – and ensure you give them a good scrub – after shopping in Denmark. The nation has been found to have the dirtiest currency in Europe, according to tests by Oxford University that have confirmed our worst fears about just how filthy bank notes can be. More than 40,255 bacteria

Alcohol-fuelled sleep ‘less satisfying’

Alcohol upsets our normal sleep cycles

A tipple before bedtime may get you off to sleep faster but it can disrupt your night’s slumber, say researchers who have reviewed the evidence. The London Sleep Centre team says studies show alcohol upsets our normal sleep cycles. While it cuts the time it takes to first nod off and sends us into a

Palaeolithic Park? Harvard professor seeks ‘adventurous’ woman to give birth to baby Neanderthal

Harvard professor seeks 'adventurous' woman to give birth to baby Neanderthal

A Harvard professor is looking for an “adventurous” woman to give birth to a baby Neanderthal. It may sound like the plot of another Jurassic Park sequel, but the request is actually part of Professor George Church’s real-life plan to bring our long-extinct relative back to life. Professor Church of Harvard Medical School is one