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Research suggests another way Neanderthals were like us: They could start their own fires

Researchers studied flint tools that Neanderthals had used in other tasks such as animal butchering, and checked them for signs that they could also have been used to start fires. They identified mineral traces which suggest that they had been repeatedly struck with a hard mineral material.

Researchers find no difference between kids raised by two moms and kids raised by mom and dad

The kids are all right — for real. A long-term study comparing children of lesbian couples to children of opposite-sex couples found no significant differences between the two groups when it came to adaptive functioning, behavioral or emotional problems, mental health of psychiatric problems.

Los Angeles high school students reveal a link between copious amounts of screen time and ADHD

Frequent use of digital media may be associated with the development of ADHD symptoms in adolescence but more research is needed to know if the association is causal. The study is based on 2,587 Los Angeles County high school students who were tracked over two years.

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