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Live Science

Analysis of ancient teeth questions theory that Native Americans originated from Japan

PaleoAmerica’s recent research debunks the “Out of Japan” theory, which suggests that Native Americans originated from Japan based on the similar stone tools used in both regions. It offers new biological insights into understanding Native American people’s origins.

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The Guardian

One in six most critically ill NHS Covid patients are unvaccinated pregnant women

To what extent does Covid-19 pose a risk to pregnant women? This news article investigates this, quoting recent research from The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. The research shows that pregnant women with Covid-19 are more likely to suffer from gestational diabetes, lower white blood cell counts and heavier breathing during and after birth.

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Mail Online

Italian sailors knew about North America 150 years BEFORE Christopher Columbus discovered the continent, researchers claim

The discovery of these historic texts, detailed in Terrae Incognitae, dusts off the former belief that Christopher Columbus was the first European to touch down on American soil, making researchers query what he actually expected to find whilst voyaging.

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ABC News Australia

Dinosaur footprints found in Ipswich coal mine were not made by the biggest Triassic predator, but a herbivore

The fearsome Triassic raptor that tracked footprints through pre-historic swamps turns out to be a shy, petite vegetarian. The Historical Biology article features the oldest-known evidence of the dinosaur species in Australia and collapses the decades-long theory that sauropodomorph was a predator.

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US News & Report

'Income Inequality' Could Be Dragging Down Math Skills in U.S. Kids

Educational Review’s recent study shows how income inequality impacts childhood academic success. The research found this inequality leading to lower achievement in maths, and that this lower achievement stretched across children from poor and wealthy backgrounds.