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Why it is so hard for humanity to beat pathogens

In the first part of a review of pathogens in human origins, I examine a sampling of infectious diseases in people today and their diverse origins.

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The top 10 discoveries about ancient people from DNA in 2022

Research on ancient genomes has moved way beyond population mixture into broader questions about how ancient people lived and interacted with their environments.

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Goat immunity modified by introgression during and after domestication

A new paper in Science Advances describes some of the evidence for selection on introgressed genes in goats.

Goat immunity modified by introgression during and after domestication