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Microbe DNA trapped in 3,500-year-old fossils shows canine adaptation to agricultural diets Credit: Thomas Fuchs The shift from hunting and gathering to farming altered human evolution—and that of our closest companions, dogs. Coprolites, or fossilized poop, are a “phenomenal” source of information on how diet influenced such changes, says University of Oxford archaeologist Greger Larson.…

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Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain For people with diabetes, sticking to a low glycaemic diet results in small but important improvements in blood sugar levels, cholesterol, weight and other risk factors, finds a study published by The BMJ today. These improvements were seen over and above existing drug or insulin therapy, suggesting that a low glycaemic…