SoT 99: Are They Good Eating?

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Can Inoculating Newborns with Innocuous Strains of Bacteria Save Them from Deadly Ones?

Scientists get the coelacanth genome and a hint of the origin of limbs

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When Do Babies Become Conscious?

Brain size points to origins of ‘hobbit’

The head of a coelacanth, Natural History Museum (London). Scientists have sequenced the living fossil's genome, giving clues about the evolution of limbs. Image: Pascalou petit / WikiMedia Commons
The head of a coelacanth, Natural History Museum (London). Scientists have sequenced the living fossil’s genome, giving clues about the evolution of limbs.
Image: Pascalou petit / WikiMedia Commons

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