Science — 2015/05/29

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. New human ancestor discovered near fossil of ‘Lucy’“, by Ewen Callway (Nature).
  2. Big-toothed prehistoric human lived alongside ‘Lucy’“, by Jennifer Viegas (Discovery News).
  3. Toward better control of genome editing“, by Valda Vinson (Science). Researchers achieve increased specificity in Cas9 DNA cleavage via pharmacological activation.