Ten years of ancient genome analysis has taught scientists 'what it means to be human'

phys.org/news/2021-06-ten-year

Lots of interesting stuff in this article. My favourite bit is this:

"We were taught in school that people would stay put until the population grew to a level where the resources were exhausted. But we found people were spreading around the world just to explore, to discover, to have adventures.”

New model could explain old cholesterol mystery

“The increase in blood cholesterol level as a result of more saturated fat in the diet may not be a sign of disease at all. On the contrary.”

sciencenorway.no/cholesterol-f

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