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This could be the oldest fragment of modern humans in Europe, or something even rarer

This could be the oldest fragment of modern humans in Europe, or something even rarer

An ancient jawbone thought to have belonged to a Neanderthal may force a rethink of the history of modern humans in Europe. A new analysis of the broken mandible reveals that it has nothing in common with other Neanderthal remains. It could rather belong to a A wise man – and, since it dates from …

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This flu vaccine, given at an October 2020 clinic in South Philadelphia, was designed to protect against strains of flu that were circulating that year. But a new universal flu vaccine, invented at the University of Pennsylvania, might one day protect recipients against all types of flu virus.

Penn scientists have made a universal flu vaccine using mRNA, and they plan to test it in humans

For years, scientists have tried, unsuccessfully, to make a single vaccine that would provide at least partial protection against all types of flu. A University of Pennsylvania scientist now thinks he’s cracked the case, using the same technology that was the basis of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines: messenger RNA. In November, Scott Hensley …

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'Holdout Humans': A chilling glimpse into our future if we survive another million years

‘Holdout Humans’: A chilling glimpse into our future if we survive another million years

Most species are transient. They die out, branch into new species, or change over time due to random mutations and environmental changes. A typical mammal species can be expected to exist for a million years. modern humans, A wise man, have been around for about 300,000 years. So what will happen if we reach a …

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