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Why men’s noses are bigger than women’s

Human noses come in all shapes and sizes. But one feature seems to hold true: Men’s noses are bigger than women’s. A new study from...

Scientists crack medieval bone code

Two teams of Michigan State University researchers – one working at a medieval burial site in Albania, the other at a DNA lab in...

Ancient teeth raise new questions about the origins of modern man

BINGHAMTON, NY -- Eight small teeth found in a cave near Rosh Haain, central Israel, are raising big questions about the earliest existence of humans and where we may have originated, says Binghamton University anthropologist Rolf Quam. Part of...

Was Israel the birthplace of modern man?

Tel Aviv ― It has long been believed that modern man emerged from the continent of Africa 200,000 years ago. Now Tel Aviv University archaeologists have uncovered evidence that Homo sapiens roamed the land now called Israel as early as 400,000...

Ancient brew masters tapped antibiotic secrets

A chemical analysis of the bones of ancient Nubians shows that they were regularly consuming tetracycline, most likely in their beer. The finding is the strongest evidence yet that the art of making antibiotics, which officially dates to the discove...

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