Colonized

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  • inhabited by colonists

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  • Genetics suggest early link between Polynesia and South America
    Findings may require re-evaluation of how the Americas were colonized by humans Staff Report FRISCO — Thor Heyerdahl’s 1947 Kon-Tiki voyage showed that people could have sailed from South America to the South Pacific islands even without modern instrumentation, and now, a new genetic study shows that it might have been a two way street. […] Read more on this news related to 'Colonized'
  • Have our bodies held the key to new antibiotics all along?
    As the threat of antibiotic resistance grows, scientists are turning to the human body and the trillion or so bacteria that have colonized us—collectively called our microbiota—for new clues to fighting microbial infections. They've logged an early success with the discovery of a new antibiotic candidate from vaginal bacteria, reports Chemical & Engineerin Read more on this news related to 'Colonized'
  • Study of mitochondrial DNA reveals how the loggerhead turtle reached the Mediterranean
    To date, it was thought that the loggerhead turtle arrived to the Mediterranean from North America and the Caribbean after the last glacial period. However, latest scientific studies show that this marine species colonized the Mediterranean between 20,000 and 200,000 years ago, so the colonization event took place before the last glacial period. Experts Lluís Car Read more on this news related to 'Colonized'

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