University of Paris
Ancient DNA Points to Male-Dominated Megalith Monuments at Neolithic Normandy Site
New and published sequences for more than a dozen individuals from elite Neolithic burial monuments at the Fleury-sur-Orne site pointed to a patrilineal elite group with shifting ancestry.
SARS-CoV-2-Related Coronaviruses From Bats in Laotian Caves Can Infect Human Cells
Researchers found sarbecoviruses in bats that bind more efficiently to the human ACE2 receptor protein than SARS-CoV-2.
Benign Hypertension-Causing Tumors Linked to Somatic Codriver Mutations
Researchers identified a double-mutant form of hypertension-causing adrenal gland tumors that appear to form in response to hormone spikes during pregnancy, puberty, or menopause.
Severe COVID-19 Patients Show Antiviral Immunity Defects in Single-Cell Analysis
The typical immune system roles of dendritic cells are disrupted in patients with severe COVID-19, a single-cell RNA sequencing analysis has found.
Ancient DNA Study Argues Against Horses Domesticated in Anatolia
Researchers characterized more than 100 ancient equid samples stretching over some 9,000 years, spanning the early Neolithic Age to the Iron Age.