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King renames Swaziland as ‘eSwatini’

The king of Swaziland, one of the world’s few absolute monarchs, announced on Thursday that his country had changed its name to eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule. Meaning “place...

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Neanderthal nose: All the better to breathe with

Neanderthals had large, protruding noses to warm and humidify cold, dry air, a study into the distinct design of our extinct European cousin’s face suggested Wednesday. Using 3-D models of the skulls of Neanderthals,...