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Photo courtesy of Bruce Hardy This small piece of cord, discovered recently in France by a team of researchers including Bruce Hardy, a Kenyon College paleoanthropologist, provides evidence that Neanderthals used fiber to perform multiple tasks, such as the possibility of making baskets, nets and other items and tools.

Kenyon researcher: Neanderthals used string

Neanderthals inhabiting Eurasia died out around 40,000 years ago, but recent discoveries — one made involving Bruce Hardy, a paleoanthropologist at Kenyon College and lead author of a paper published in Scientific Reports last week — continue to show they weren’t the dim-witted cave dwellers they are often made out to be.

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Joshua Morrison/News Knox County Health Commissioner Julie Miller speaks Tuesday, March 17, 2020 during a Facebook Live press conference after the confirmation of a coronavirus infection of an East Knox high school teacher.

No Knox cases fit ‘probable’ definition

All healthcare providers in Knox County received a health alert Tuesday reminding them that under new state guidelines intended to speed up identification of “probable” COVID-19 cases, they are to report knowledge of them within 24 hours, Knox Public Health Health Commissioner Julie Miller said by email Wednesday afternoon.

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