Neanderthals Passed Human Papillomavirus to Homo Sapiens in Eurasia

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It is well-known that modern humans interbred with Neanderthals during the time they co-existed in Europe and Asia. A 2018 study revealed an interesting and intriguing detail about that interbreeding, ...
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Uber Drivers Are Employees, Not Contractors, Says Dutch Court

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Uber drivers are employees, not contractors, and so entitled to greater workers' rights under local labor laws, a Dutch court ruled on Monday, handing a setback to the U.S. company's European business model. It was another court victory for unions fi...

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How 9/11 turned a new site called Wikipedia into history’s crowdsourced front page

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Fast Company: “The volunteers who documented the attacks on the fledgling site were also laying a foundation for its future…Wikipedia.org had only been launched nine months earlier by a digital ad entrepreneur named Jimmy Wales and a graduate student in philosophy named Larry Sanger. By ...

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