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Neanderthals Carb Loaded, Helping Grow Their Big Brains

Ann Gibbons Science
Molecular anthropologist Christina Warinner, graduate student James Fellows Yates, and a large international team looked at the oral bacteria stuck to the teeth of Neanderthals and preagriculture modern humans that lived more than 10,000 years ago.


What Will Humans Eat on Mars?

Andrea Michelson Smithsonian Magazine
Scientists at the University of Central Florida have modeled a path toward self-sufficiency for one million settlers of Mars over the course of 100 Earth years. Planetary scientist Kevin Cannon talks about the logistics of feeding a population of one million on the Red Planet.
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