<em>A. anamensis</em> Hominin Skull Could Recast Our Human Family Tree
A. anamensis Hominin Skull Could Recast Our Human Family Tree
Researchers say the skull belongs to an Australopithecus species once thought to be a predecessor to “Lucy,” but now that relationship is murky.
A. anamensis Hominin Skull Could Recast Our Human Family Tree
A. anamensis Hominin Skull Could Recast Our Human Family Tree

Researchers say the skull belongs to an Australopithecus species once thought to be a predecessor to “Lucy,” but now that relationship is murky.

Researchers say the skull belongs to an Australopithecus species once thought to be a predecessor to “Lucy,” but now that relationship is murky.

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Trial in Africa Probes Antibiotic&rsquo;s Effects on Child Mortality
Trial in Africa Probes Antibiotic’s Effects on Child Mortality
Abby Olena | Aug 14, 2019
In Niger, fewer kids die when health workers administer azithromycin routinely, perhaps because of a shift in the composition of gut microbes.
Ancient Andeans Had Novel Genetic Advantages to Adapt to Altitude
Ancient Andeans Had Novel Genetic Advantages to Adapt to Altitude
Ashley Yeager | Oct 19, 2018
Unlike other populations living at high altitude, Andeans didn’t rely on hypoxia-related genes.
Image of the Day: Mustachioed Monkey
Image of the Day: Mustachioed Monkey
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 18, 2018
A scientist confirms a new species of patas monkey in Ethiopia.
WHO Elects New Leader
WHO Elects New Leader
Aggie Mika | May 24, 2017
Breaking norms, the World Health Organization chooses Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a non-MD from Africa, as its new director-general.