Monkeys can recognize family even without ever being introduced to them: Study

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Aug 112014
 
Monkeys can recognize family even without ever being introduced to them: Study

Macaque monkeys grow up with their mothers and are often not familiar with their fathers. But they can recognize the paternal side of the family even without ever being introduced to them, according to a study. “There is some evidence that non-human primates can recognise facial resemblances between two other individuals, just like us. We found that the macaques could detect their own relatives without being familiar with members of that side of the family. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Indian woman gives birth to conjoined twin girls

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Mar 162014
 
Indian woman gives birth to conjoined twin girls

A woman in India has given birth to conjoined twin girls – who appear to have two heads and one shared body. They suffer from dicephalic parapagus, meaning they have separate spinal cords, necks and heads, but they share all major limbs and vital organs. Conjoined twins with this condition typically cannot be separated. The babies’ parents could not afford an ultrasound, which would have picked up on their condition in utero. “The parents are very distressed, and we are helping the family the best […]

Miracle! Twins and triplets are common, sextuplets ?

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Jan 282014
 
Miracle! Twins and triplets are common, sextuplets ?

While twins and triplets are common, sextuplets are not. According to the recent report, ‘Sextuplets’ in this case refers to the birth of 6 babies at once. It’s a miracle for ordinary folks, a challenge for doctors and all in all, a rarity in the world we live in. The woman gave birth to a total of 6 healthy babies (2 females and 4 males). Although the doctors are reported to have said that newborn babies as well as their mother were fit and fine, […]