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Video: Breaking the COVID genetic code: How genetic data revealed a secret coronavirus outbreak

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The coronavirus mutates as it moves through its victims. Infectious particles swabbed from a patient’s nose carry small but distinctive differences ...
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Infographic: How COVID-19 mutated to infect the world

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A change in the virus was appearing again and again. This mutation, associated with outbreaks in Europe and New York, ...
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Ancient spearheads raise new questions about North America’s first inhabitants

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[A]rchaeologists have uncovered evidence of a human settlement stretching back as far as 15,500 years: hammer stones and broken knives, ...
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Cooperation in a time of chaos: Ancient Kenyan burial ground shows evidence of ‘social unity’

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For millions of years, the Turkana Basin in northern Kenya has been a cradle of humanity. … Around 5,000 years ago, the ...
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How our Neanderthal ancestry helps us survive in the modern world

Washington Post | 
For the most part, [the DNA we inherited from Neanderthals] has been detrimental...[Neanderthal DNA] has been blamed for increasing risk of depression, ...

Gene that leads to cancer also responsible for complex life

Washington Post | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. How did life get ...

Wildlife flourishes in irradiated, human-free Chernobyl zone

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The sound was like ...
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‘Most complete’ model of human brain grown in petri dish

Washington Post | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  It’s a tiny little ...

Scientists reverse evolution in birds to make them more like dinosaurs

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The past hundred million years or so have not been kind to the dinosaurs. Once formidable “terrible lizards,” their closest modern descendant is the distinctly unimpressive chicken. Now ...