The reason may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain — the gray matter — is constrained by the white matter.
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians. Continue reading →
Skeletal remains found in 2004 point to a human with Down syndrome, not a new species.
Denisovans, a prehistoric species of human, passed beneficial DNA to Tibetans, who then helped push Denisovans to extinction. Continue reading →
A look at 50,000-year-old Neanderthal poop in Spain shows these early humans were omnivorous.
Unborn fetuses have an unusual reaction when mom's stressed: They touch their faces with their left hand. Continue reading →
Human muscle metabolites diverged from chimpanzees even more than human brain metabolites.
Think Neanderthals were inferior to Homo sapiens? Think again.
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