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walking chimp

DO THE TWIST  Chimps walk on two legs with surprising flexibility, rotating their upper bodies much as people do when walking, a new study finds. Researchers say this discovery supports the view that hominids walked in a humanlike way more than 3 million years ago.

New York fashion week 2015

Elements from the often outrageous styles seen on fashion runways, like some of those seen in the New York shows in September, do make their way to the people, a machine vision analysis reveals.


BRILLIANCE  Four new books put Einstein’s general theory of  relativity in historic and scientific context. 

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