6,600-year-old gravesites in Poland suggest wealth gap existed earlier than thought

6,600-year-old gravesites in Poland suggest wealth gap existed earlier than thought

A team of researchers from Sweden, the U.S., Poland and the U.K. has found evidence that suggests the wealth gap in human communities goes back at least 6,600 years. In their paper published in the journal Antiquity, the group describes their study of skeletons in an ancient Polish graveyard and what they found.

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Test positivity rate: How this one figure explains that the US isn’t doing enough testing yet

Test positivity rate: How this one figure explains that the US isn't doing enough testing yet

Test positivity rates measure the success of a testing program. Even though the US performs a huge number of tests, high test positivity rates across the country show that that it still isn't enough.

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Secondary school textbooks teach our kids the myth that Aboriginal Australians were nomadic hunter-gatherers

Secondary school textbooks teach our kids the myth that Aboriginal Australians were nomadic hunter-gatherers

In his book Dark Emu, Bruce Pascoe writes that settler Australians wilfully misunderstood, hid and destroyed evidence of Aboriginal Australians’ farming practices.

My analysis of secondary school textbooks shows this behaviour isn’t restricted to the past — it is ongoing.

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‘It took genius to chisel these buttocks’ – the top 10 bottoms in art, chosen by our critic

'It took genius to chisel these buttocks' – the top 10 bottoms in art, chosen by our critic

They are ‘the founding curves of the Renaissance’. As Yorkshire Museum calls on collections worldwide to display their best behinds to boost attendance after coronavirus, we name our favourites.

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