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A new look at an extremely rare female infant burial in Europe suggests humans were carrying around their young in slings as far back as 10,000 years ago.The findings add weight to the idea that baby carriers were widely used in prehistoric times.
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Permafrost thaw is usually expected to emit CO2 on net. Instead, a 37-year analysis of the northern high latitude regions found that for now, permafrost-rich areas have been absorbing more CO2 as they get warmer. However, northern forests are absorbing less carbon than predicted by the models.
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Wildfire smoke exposure hurts learning outcomes. Researchers found test scores in English language arts and math dropped significantly during school years even at low levels of smoke exposure, and that test-score impacts grew as students’ smoke exposure worsened.
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