Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

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FIRST ARTICLE: Has pesticide use decreased over the last 40 years?

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300,000-year-old stone tools found in Saudi Arabian desert could shed light on human migration out of Africa

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Stone tools unearthed in Saudi Arabia’s inhospitable Nefud Desert indicate that members of our genus Homo had ventured beyond the ...
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Many epidemics of fever ravaged Europe from ancient times through the early 20th century. But one disease stands out in ...
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For at least 2.6 million years, humans and our ancestors have been making stone tools by chipping off flakes of ...
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