Cristina Azevedo Gomes

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Humans are the longest living and slowest growing of all primates. Although most primates are social, humans are highly cooperative and social in ways that likely co-evolved with the slow human life history. In this paper we highlight the role of resource transfers and non-material assistance within and across generations in shaping low human mortality(More)
The results of a computer-assisted whole-cell protein sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) analysis of 291 isolates and 74 reference strains belonging to all known species of the genus Legionella revealed that the majority of the species of this genus can be adequately identified by this method. The type strain of Legionella(More)
This paper reports on different projects aimed at fostering inclusion in Portuguese elementary and high schools at national, regional and local level through ICT projects. Based on our participation in these projects, we describe the key lessons learned as regards using mobile technology, georeferenced information as well as children's and youngsters'(More)
OBJECTIVES Grooming has important utilitarian and social functions in primates but little is known about grooming and its functional analogues in traditional human societies. We compare human grooming to typical primate patterns to test its hygienic and social functions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Bayesian phylogenetic analyses were used to derive expected(More)
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