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120,000-year-old bone tumour found in Neanderthal rib

The oldest human tumour yet found has been discovered in the 120,000-year-old Neanderthal rib. The new images reveal a hollow shell, with an empty cavity where a network of inner "spongy bone" should be. (This spongy bone is so named because it's full of holes where blood vessels sneak through.) "We do

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