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    Politics Best form of government?

    According to Herodotus, the Persians required any government decision made while sober to be confirmed while drunk, and any made while drunk to be confirmed while sober. I think this is a sound policy.
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    Mesolithic Greece: Face of 9,000-Year-Old Teenager Reconstructed

    Dark-skinned people produce vitamin D more slowly than light-skinned people, because melanin aborbs UV radiation that could have been absorbed by protovitamin D. Natural dairy products contain little vitamin D, in North America vitamins are added to milk for public health reasons. The greatest...
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    Ancient DNA from late Bronze Age Crete to be tested

    Samples of peoples "whose grandmothers were from Crete" sure sounds like just mtDNA. :(