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Friday, April 11, 2014

CT scanners help see inside embalmed bodies of mummies

Spare a thought for the unknown adult mummified in a Theban necropolis more than 2,500 years go. Not only did he suffer the most excruciating, possibly life-threatening dental abscesses, but the e... »
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Berlin, Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Climate change might have helped humans replace Neanderthals

A drier climate might have helped anatomically modern humans replace Neanderthals around 40,000 years ago, scientists have found. Why humans replaced Neanderthals has been the subject of... »
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Friday, February 28, 2014

First Americans lived on land bridge for thousands of years, genetics study suggests

Genetic evidence indicates a population isolated from the Siberian mainland for thousands of years, who are the direct ancestors of nearly all of the Native American tribes in both North and South America – the original "first peoples". »
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