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Sherpas have evolved superhuman qualities over the 500 generations they've lived at high altitude. Continue reading →
Havoc caused by sexually transmitted diseases convinced our ancestors it would be better to mate for life. Continue reading →
The disappearance of the Neanderthal Y chromosome from modern humans may be due to genetic incompatibilities that led to miscarriages, suggests the first-ever analysis of the male Neanderthal sex chromosome.
What led to the demise of Hobbit humans? Our own species is among the suspects.
New excavations at an Indonesian cave introduce more mystery into the demise of Hobbit humans.
Inhabitants living in a Spanish cave some 400,000 years ago were actually Neanderthals.
Our ancestors transitioned from a mostly vegetarian diet to a raw meat and starchy veg diet around 2.6 million years ago.
Turning raw ingredients into something more has played an important role in our evolution. Continue reading →
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