In the April 1 SN: Digital tech on the brain, cancer’s sweet spell, elephant sleep stats, ancient stardust spotted, a hydrothermal cradle of life, nutrition in a changing climate, nesting-doll parasitism, a neutrino trio and more.
Footprints left in volcanic ash that
fell in central Mexico’s ValsequilloBasin
about 40,000 years ago are evidence that humans have inhabited the Americas
far longer than previously confirmed, a new study suggests.