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2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past

Robert Clark/National Geographic Image Collection By Michael Marshall Next year, we will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for identifying even fragmentary pieces. Over the past decade, DNA analysis has overturned our ideas of human evolution. It has revealed that humans interbred… Read More »

2019 Preview: People will receive transfusions of artificial blood

CueImages/Alamy Stock Photo By Clare Wilson Blood transfusions save lives, but supply doesn’t always meet demand, which can lead to fatal consequences. Soon, we will be able to end that problem by making blood in the lab on demand, with no donors required. Transfusions depend on armies of donors and complex networks for collecting and… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Open Enrollment And A Midterm Preview

Nov. 1 marks the start of Open Enrollment for people buying their own coverage for 2019 in most states. Despite the turmoil surrounding the Affordable Care Act, most consumers will have more choices and mostly flat — and in some cases lower — premiums. What will happen to the health law going forward, however, will… Read More »