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Two brothers mummies

MAMMA’S BOYS  Ancient Egyptian mummies known as the Two Brothers, found in these coffins, had the same mother but different fathers, DNA evidence indicates.


HELP UNWANTED  Bonobos, such as this adult male housed at an African sanctuary, prefer individuals who hinder others over those that help, a new study finds. In contrast, humans typically favor helpers over hinderers, starting in infancy.

Noether, Feynman, Joule

Among the anniversaries worth celebrating in 2018 are the publication of Noether’s theorem (Emmy Noether at left) and the birthdays of Richard Feynman (middle) and James Joule (right).

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