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Editor's choice: palaeoanthropology and human evolution
Research into human evolution not only reveals our own origins, but can also contribute towards insights into the origins of disease, language and culture. From archaeology to genomics, this collection showcases published research from a variety of fields working to elucidate human evolutionary history.