Molecular Evidence For Tuberculosis From 9,000 Year Old Remains From Atlit-Yam, Israel

If you look at the time stamp of both Bora's and Greg Laden's posts, you'd notice that they just broke the embargo on a new study of a prehistoric case of tuberculosis that was supposed to go live at 5pm PST, 8pm EST. Now that the news is out, albeit slightly earlier than expected, I... Continue Reading →

Science covers some news from this year’s meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists

In brief, Science has published three news pieces that you maybe interested. They are all reports of what was presented at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists meeting a couple weeks ago. The first, "Snapshots From the Meeting," is a summary of the conference, where Ann Gibbons and Elizabeth Colutta discuss, 'the evolution of gliding,... Continue Reading →

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