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The finding, aided by advances in radiocarbon dating, sharply narrows the period that Neanderthals and modern humans overlapped in Europe."
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An analysis said that the disease originated in Africa less than 6,000 years ago, and that it was carried across the Atlantic by seals."
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Dr. Joanne Liu, president of Doctors Without Borders, called for the Western world not to barricade itself against the Ebola epidemic."
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Dr. Joanne Liu, president of Doctors Without Borders, describes the lack of doctors in the field to help Ebola patients."
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In the ocean, fish can be defenseless without some ingenious strategies. Some can make themselves transparent; others do it with mirrors."
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Patricia C. Wright, who has long been a leader in the effort to prevent what she calls a “lemur holocaust”, tells of her fascination with the animals and how they can be saved."
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There are creatures in the oceans whose survival balances on their ability to almost disappear in the deep."
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C. CLAIBORNE RAY
Is reliance on a white-noise machine for a good night’s sleep something to worry about?"
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The remarkably healthy teeth of prehistoric humans in Africa have high levels of compounds found in purple nutsedge, which may have helped ward off cavities."
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THE NEW YORK TIMES
The branched hairs, or seta, can unstick from walls and ceilings in an instant."
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A solitary female octopus was observed protecting the same clutch of eggs for more than four years."
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Voyager 2 and the Hubble Space Telescope have offered tantalizing glimpses of Neptune that show how much more there is to learn about the planet."
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