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Little Foot Fossil

OLD SOUTH  Researchers have dated Little Foot, a South African fossil skeleton that includes this skull, to 3.67 million years ago. If the new age holds up, it makes Little Foot the oldest known hominid in that part of Africa.

Stone tool in Greece

ROCK OF AGES  A stone tool pokes out of sediment where it was recovered at Greece’s Kokkinopilos site. Also shown in the inset, this artifact comes from soil that dates to about 206,000 years ago, a new study finds.

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

FRONT LINE  New U.S. policies take aim at microbes that have become resistant to antibiotics, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, shown here.

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