Mini Neanderthal brains grown in U.S. lab

Scientists have successfully grown pea-size versions of Neanderthal brains, an advance that may help better understand the species that went extinct about 40,000 years ago. Cultivating and studying these mini brains may reveal why Neanderthals died out and Homo sapiens went on to conquer much of the planet, researchers said. Genetic differences between Neanderthal and human brains […]

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India caste protest disrupts Mumbai

Thousands of protesters from India’s low-caste Dalit community have disrupted key transport services in the country’s financial capital, Mumbai.Several local trains have been delayed or cancelled, buses have been damaged and schools are shut.Similar disruptions have also been reported from other parts of the western state of Maharashtra.Dalit groups are protesting against violence involving right-wing […]

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Mixed marriages and their success formulae

I would describe our family as: ‘globetrotting,’ ‘entrepreneurial,’ and ‘sleep-deprived’.My children’s unending energy comes from both cultures. From having a Finnish breakfast to an American dinner, the children are balanced in the middle. One of the advantages of raising children in a multi-cultural family is the understanding that there are many ways to do and […]

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