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X and Y chromosomes in green with yellow tips by Nathan Devery from-Shutterstock via The Conversation.png

Comparison of first complete non-human chromosome show that the human Y chromosome is shrinking

Scientists generate the first complete chromosome sequences from six non-human primates, including both X and Y chromosomes. The sequence has revealed new insights into evolution and has indicated tha...

Brown coasted monkey baby on branch with a somewhat shocked expression and mouth open. Photo by Jamie Haughton on Unsplash

Primates did not evolve big brains to search for food

Primates did not evolve big brains to search for food according to a new study, which looked at primate food hunting strategies when food was less.

Footprints of an ancient hominin over 6 million years old were found in Crete,

Hominin Footprints Found in Crete Could be the Oldest Ever

Hominin Footprints Found in Crete Could be the Oldest Ever at 6.4 million years ago. They may belong to our most ancient direct ancestor.