Balanced Diet | GenomeWeb

Balanced Diet

Using fecal biomarkers, researchers from the University of La Laguna in Spain and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology studied ancient poop from Neanderthals, finding that vegetables were a part of their diet.

Previous work had indicated that the extinct ancient hominins mainly chowed down on meat, with perhaps a sprinkling of plants.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.

Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.

In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.