Denisova Cave was also inhabited by Homo sapiens, Neanderthals and large predators

Denisova Cave, located in Siberia, became known about ten years ago, when some fossil remains of a new group of hominids, later called Homo Denisova or Denisovani, were discovered. Now a new study by scientists from Flinders University confirms the suspicion that anthropologists previously had that the same cave was inhabited not only by Denisovites, […]

Scientists find that special molecules in the mucus counteract pathogenic bacteria

Slime is ubiquitous in our bodies, and it is estimated that we have more than 200 square meters of surface covered with this specific and very useful substance in our bodies. New research conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shows that mucus is very important for preventing infection with pathogenic bacteria. Past […]