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New Discovery on Hominin DNA Suggests Link to Mystery Population

New Discovery on Hominin DNA Suggests Link to Mystery Population

Paleontologists gleaned DNA from a 400,000-year old femur from Spain and discovered an unexpected link between Europe’s hominin inhabitants of the time and a cryptic population, the Denisovans, known to have lived much more recently in southwestern Siberia. The DNA sequence, representing the oldest hominin sequence yet published, brings paleontologists […]

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Where Is the Origin of Little Red Riding Hood?

Where Is the Origin of Little Red Riding Hood?

Long, long ago, maybe 2,000 years ago, there was a little girl who often wore a riding hood given by her grandmother as a birthday gift. And then what? The ending depends on where you hear the story. In some European versions, Little Red Riding Hood doesn’t have a happy […]

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