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Today, you’ll learn about a new weapon in the war against toxic shock syndrome, how scientists used AI to understand how humans evolved to walk upright, and a new discovery that changes what we know about saber-toothed cats.
- “Inhibition of Toxic Shock Syndrome Associated Staphylococcus aureus by Probiotic Lactobacilli.” by Patrick M. Schlievert. 2023.
- “Probiotic combo stops bacteria that cause toxic shock syndrome.” Science Daily. 2023.
- “Toxic shock syndrome.” Mayo Clinic. 2022.
Why We Walk
- “These bones were made for walking.” Columbia University Irving Medical Center. 2023.
- “Study Sheds Light on Why Humans Walk on Two Legs.” by Claudia Morain. 2007.
- “Why humans walk on two legs: a close look at chimpanzees puts some old theories to the test.” The Conversation. 2022.
Saber-Tooth Cat Party
- “5 million-year-old fossils reveal 2 new species of saber-toothed cats in South Africa.” by Harry Baker. 2023.
- “Human ancestors were walking upright 7 million years ago, ancient limb bone suggests.” by Ann Gibbons. 2022.
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