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All by Itself, the Humble Sweet Potato Colonized the World

Many botanists argued that humans must have carried the valuable staple to the Pacific from South America. Not so, according to a new study.

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Diet of the ancient people of Rapa Nui shows adaptation and resilience not 'ecocide'

Research by an international team, led by the University of Bristol, has shed new light on the fate of the ancient people of Rapa Nui (Easter Island). 15 more words