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Butchered bone suggests earlier start to eating meat

Marks on two 3.4-million-year-old animal bones found at the site of Dikika, Ethiopia, were not caused by trampling, as previously believed, but are likely the result of stone butchering tools. “Our analysis clearly shows that...

Resurrected drug may offer a way to fight Zika, Ebola

Viruses have proven to be wily foes. Attempts to fend off viruses that cause the common cold or flu have failed, and new viral outbreaks such as dengue, Ebola, or Zika continue to elude drugs. Given...

Closer look debunks ‘pause’ in global warming

The hiatus in the recent rate of global warming you may have heard about didn’t really happen, say researchers. The apparent lull is actually an artifact arising from faulty statistical methods, they report in Climatic Change. The study...
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