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A shared past for East Africa's hunter-gatherers

A shared past for East Africa's hunter-gatherers

Languages that involve "clicks" are relatively rare worldwide but are spoken by several groups in Africa. The Khoisan language fa...
Newly discovered marsupial lived among Arctic dinosaurs

Newly discovered marsupial lived among Arctic dinosaurs

A research team has discovered a previously unknown species of marsupial that lived in Alaska's Arctic during the era of dinosaurs, add...
Diversity on land is not higher today than in the past, study shows

Diversity on land is not higher today than in the past, study shows

The rich levels of biodiversity on land seen across the globe today are not a recent phenomenon: diversity on land has been similar for at ...
Great white shark genome decoded

Great white shark genome decoded

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth, generating widespread public fascination and media attention...
New research reveals humanity's roles in ecosystems

New research reveals humanity's roles in ecosystems

In two back-to-back symposia at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., on Sunda...
Indigenous hunters have positive impacts on food webs in desert Australia

Indigenous hunters have positive impacts on food webs in desert Australia

Australia has the highest rate of mammal extinction in the world. Resettlement of indigenous communities resulted in the spread of invasive...
Predicting climate change

Predicting climate change

Thomas Crowther identifies long-disappeared forests available for restoration across the world. He will describe how there is room for an a...
Art Institute of Chicago unveils key findings in African art thanks to medical technology

Art Institute of Chicago unveils key findings in African art thanks to medical technology

On February 16, the Art Institute of Chicago announced the results of significant new research on five terracotta sculptures--so named Bank...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art returns coffin to Egypt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art returns coffin to Egypt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has delivered the gilded Coffin of Nedjemankh, for return to the Government of Egypt...
Researchers crack mystery of past maternal mortality rates

Researchers crack mystery of past maternal mortality rates

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have developed the first method for determining maternal mortality rates in prehist...

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