Ruled Out

South Africa’s constitutional court ruled Monday that former President Jacob Zuma cannot run in the upcoming May 29 parliamentary elections, a decision that is likely to increase political turmoil ahead of the crucial vote, Voice of America reported. The top court said the former anti-apartheid leader...

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No Moon Unit Here

Germany’s upper house of parliament approved a new reform that would relax strict rules on family names, including allowing parents to give their children hyphenated last names, the Associated Press reported over the weekend. Current naming rules require parents to give their children one of their...

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Isolated and Defended

Modern humans settled on the islands of today’s Papua New Guinea some 50,000 years ago, where they later interbred with the Denisovan hominids that occupied Asia for tens of thousands of years. While the Denisovans became extinct, their DNA is present in modern-day Papua New Guineans...

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