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Category: Neanderthal DNA

The New Yorker...

The New Yorker, not so long ago, let anybody read its stuff on line free with no hassle involved. And no income to speak of either. Not so anymore. But it is worth chasing down Elizabeth Kolbert's probing profile of paleogeneticist Svante Pääbo and of the science he does. Kolbert is an established, general feature writer. In the science field, she may have - just speculating -  burned out for now her fascination with the beat that has brought her recent awards and attention, the science of global warming and the frailties of humans confronting it. One hopes she does get back to climate....