Headlines From Nature News

May 12, 2019

Each month, we check in with the editors at Nature News for a roundup of top science headlines. This time, we talk to multimedia editor Benjamin Thompson of the Nature News podcast and video team.

Biggest Denisovan fossil yet spills ancient human’s secrets

A jawbone from China reveals that the ancient human was widespread across the world — and lived at surprising altitude.

Humans are driving one million species to extinction

A landmark United Nations-backed report finds that agriculture is one of the biggest threats to Earth’s ecosystems.