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New evidence is revealing the ages of death, birth, and menarche in Neandertals

Analysis of dental cementum is yielding new insights into the ages when ancient people faced significant physiological stresses.

A Neandertal woman with two children clinging to her, an older woman tends a fire and a child looks on from the background
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Book review: Spook, by Mary Roach

An entertaining book that looks at the history of seances and spiritualism, with a few cringey moments.