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How a middle finger found in a surprising place alters our understanding of human history

April 10, 2018   |  Mashable

In Saudi Arabia, archaeologists discovered a 90,000-year-old bone from a human’s middle finger. New research detailing that discovery, published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, alters our understanding of a seminal time in human history: when we left Africa and eventually spread out across the globe. “It is evolutionary — but not revolutionary,” Ellen Miller, a biological anthropologist at Wake Forest University who was not part of the study, said in an interview. “It doesn’t make us rewrite history, but it is another piece in the puzzle.”

WFU student to present 3-D bioprinting research to lawmakers

April 9, 2018   |  Triad Business Journal

A Wake Forest University student, Margaret vanSchaayk, has been chosen to present her research on 3-D bioprinting to members of Congress in Washington, D.C., later this month as part of Posters on the Hill, a program sponsored by the Council of Undergraduate Research.

Margaret is one of 60 students nationwide to participate in the program, which will take place on April 17 and April 18.

Media Report for March 31 - April 6, 2018

April 9, 2018   |  wfu_news_&_communications

The Wake Forest News Media Report for March 31 – April 6, 2018 is now available online.

How not to cheat on your taxes - a handy guide

April 2, 2018   |  Newsweek

Christian B. Miller, the A.C. Reid Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University, describes three practical steps for how to stay honest this tax season.

2018’s states with the best & worst taxpayer ROI

April 2, 2018   |  WalletHub

Joel Newman, professor of law at Wake Forest University School of Law, comments on how state and local governments can use tax revenue more efficiently.

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