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Genes for face shape identified

Genes that determine the shape of a person's facial profile have been discovered by a UCL-led research team. The researchers identified 32 gene regions that influenced facial features such as nose, lip, jaw, and brow shape, nine of which…

An ancient economy

Archaeologist argues the Chumash Indians were using highly worked shell beads as currency 2,000 years ago As one of the most experienced archaeologists studying California's Native Americans, Lynn Gamble(link is external) knew the Chumash…