Newfound primate teeth take a big bite out of the evolutionary tree of life: The new species of primate from India is distantly related to the lemurs of Madagascar

The new species Ramadapis sahnii existed 11 to 14 million years ago and is a member of the ancient Sivaladapidae primate family. It consumed leaves and was about the size … Continue reading Newfound primate teeth take a big bite out of the evolutionary tree of life: The new species of primate from India is distantly related to the lemurs of Madagascar

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Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ show worrisome ability to diversify and spread

Enterobacteriaceae. Citrobacter freundii, one member of the family. Credit: Public Domain A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely—and more stealthily—than previously thought, according … Continue reading Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ show worrisome ability to diversify and spread