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Direct dating of Neanderthal remains

Researchers report ages of Neanderthal remains using an improved dating technique.

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Urban development in ancient Rome

Researchers infer urban development in ancient Rome from lead-contaminated sediments of an early harbor.



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Nursing home use and costs in United States

Based on data from the Health and Retirement Study, a biennial survey of elderly US populations that was initiated in 1992, researchers estimate that 56% of individuals 57-61 years of age are likely to spend at least 1 night in a nursing home during their lifetimes, a percentage higher than previous estimates, but that only 32% of individuals are likely to pay out-of-pocket costs, averaging approximately $7,300 per year.

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Teaching Resources in PNAS

As a world-class multidisciplinary research journal, PNAS offers a wealth of content—from Core Concepts articles that explain a trending topic in a given field, to the ability to quickly download figures and tables for PowerPoint slides—that will enhance course curricula and encourage classroom discussion. These informative resources are collected here in the PNAS Teaching Resources Portal.