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Early mammals were creatures of the night

The ancestors of many modern primates, like this pygmy marmoset, were among the first mammals to abandon a nocturnal schedule.

The ancestors of many of today’s primates, such as this pygmy marmoset, were among the first mammals to abandon a nocturnal schedule. Mark Bowler/NPL

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Nature 551, 145 (2017)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-017-05586-5

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