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Posted 30 September 2020
Sabre-toothed predators evolved an unknown diversity in hunting and killing styles over the last 250 million years, a new study reveals.
The closure of schools as a result of COVID-19 lockdown measures may have harmed children as child abuse was not reported, a new study has found.