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The diet of Homo naledi

  Homo naledi individuals chipped their teeth remarkably often, with far more fractures than nearly all studied hominin populations (humans and closely related fossil species). This is among the first evidence to be presented on...

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Stopping Lassa in its tracks

A study published recently in Science sheds new light on how Lassa virus infections are blocked or ‘neutralised’ by host antibodies. Researchers from Scripps Institute, California used X-ray crystallography to obtain a high-resolution structure...

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