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Infographic: How the coronavirus appears ‘seemingly out of nowhere’

When Emma Hodcroft read that, seemingly out of nowhere, a rash of cases of the novel coronavirus had popped up in Britain ...
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Dark days: Examining Europe’s history of eugenics, including forced sterilizations in Sweden

In Sweden the self-examination has already begun. A government minister has admitted that “what went on is barbaric and a ...
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How plants have shaped the course of human history

Quinine (Scientific name: Cinchona) is a plant that has influenced the course of human history. Used for centuries by the indigenous ...