Genetics

Pleistocene sediment DNA from Denisova Cave

Max Planck researchers have analyzed DNA from 728 sediment samples from Denisova Cave. Their study provides unprecedented detail about the occupation of the site by both archaic and modern humans over 300,000 years. The researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The Ilizarov method heals fractures just as well as pins and screws

The Ilizarov method is routinely used in eastern Europe in the treatment of bone fractures. Studies of Swedish patients have shown that the unorthodox steel frame has many advantages over traditional open surgery, opening ...

Other

Indian surgeons reconstruct baby's swollen head

Indian doctors said Thursday they have successfully completed a second round of reconstructive surgery on the skull of a baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.

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