Forget the simple out-of-Africa idea of how humans evolved. A huge array of fossils and genome studies has completely rewritten the story of how we came into being.
Source: Human evolution: The astounding new story of the origin of our species | New Scientist
An international team has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts.
Source: Trial drug can significantly block early stages of COVID-19 in engineered human tissues — ScienceDaily
Genetic information from an 800,000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time. The results shed light on one of the branching points in the human family tree, reaching much further back in time than previously possible.
Source: Oldest ever human genetic evidence clarifies dispute over our ancestors — ScienceDaily
Natural selection, if understood as undirected variation and differential reproductive success, is a destructive process.
Source: Did COVID-19 Virus Evolve by Natural Selection? | Evolution News