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A study, by Johns Hopkins University psychologists, suggests that the ability to understand math is linked to an inborn “number sense,” also known as “approximate number system,” that’s inherent in all animals, including humans.
“We now know the rate of occurrence of habitable planets around the most common stars in our galaxy,” said co-author David Charbonneau (CfA). “That rate implies that it will be significantly easier to search for life beyond the solar system than we previously thought.”
Note: This is the latest information (last reported and confirmed 6th feb 2013)