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Ancient retrovirus sheds light on modern pandemic
...ceptibility to modern-day HIV "is a lot like doing archaeology
-- figuring out how humans have become who we are today and why we are or are not susceptible to modern viruses that presently circulate," Emerman said. In fact, this emerging area of research, which seeks to better understand modern infections by ...
Tamed 11,400 years ago, figs were likely first domesticated crop
...ty of Arts and Sciences and curator of Paleolithic archaeology
at Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. "People decided to intervene in nature and supply their own food rather than relying on what was provided by the gods. This shift to a sedentary lifestyle grounded in the growing of wild crops...