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Stories by Stephanie Pappas

Chimp 'Secret Handshakes' May Be Cultural

Other studies have found that different groups of chimps use tools differently, but new findings reveal the first example of different social interactions between groups

August 29, 2012 — Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience

Doomsday Clock Moved 1 Minute Closer to Midnight

The Fukushima nuclear disaster and interest in nuclear power from Turkey, Indonesia and the UAE raised scientists' concern about the threat of humanity's destruction

January 10, 2012 — Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience

Baby Monkeys with 6 Genomes Are Scientific First

There are no plans to create human chimeras, a researcher emphasized. This research by itself should help with biomedical studies more relevant to humans

January 6, 2012 — Jeanna Bryner, Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience

Is It Time to Overhaul the Calendar?

A reformed calendar, with a pattern of two 30-day months, followed by one 31-day month, would be more business friendly

December 29, 2011 — Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience

Pharmacies Mislead Teens on Morning-After Pill

Young women in areas where teen pregnancy rates are highest may struggle most in trying to get the morning-after pill, which can prevent ovulation--and thus pregnancy--after unprotected sex...

December 20, 2011 — Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience
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