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Sunghir: What the strange paleolithic burial site tells us about ancient humans

Sapiens | 
Around 34,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers who roamed the Russian plains started to bury their dead at the site of Sunghir, ...
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Progression of HIV triggered by each patient’s genes

International Business Times | 
Scientists have long observed important differences in the rate of disease progression among individuals infected with HIV. It is now ...
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We did not evolve small teeth because of brain development or primitive food-cutting tools

International Business Times | 
The human brain and teeth have not evolved together in humans, unlike what past studies had suggested. ... Compared with ...
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Genetic evidence identifies schizophrenia as ‘modern’ disease

International Business Times | 
Schizophrenia is a "modern" disease, which developed after humans diverged from Neanderthals, between 300,000 and 700,000 years ago. Scientists say ...
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