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From Field to Lab, New Insights on Being Human

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Science  05 May 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5467, pp. 798-800
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5467.798

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SAN ANTONIO-- More than 1100 researchers gathered for the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists here, presenting a record 665 papers. Analyses ranged from field reports to lab experiments, including a genetic study of the evolution of a deadly gene, a description of a rare hominid fossil, and brain scans comparing humans and other apes.