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New Human Evolution Theory: We Won Not Because of Smarts but Because of Versatility - Haaretz


Haaretz
The evidence for any theory of human evolution is scanty in the extreme. The Denisovans are known from a handful of peripheral bones, we don't know completely where Neanderthals really ranged or when (or why) they died out – and the less confidently ...

Modeling the ecology and evolution of biodiversity: Biogeographical cradles, museums, and graves - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
The emergence, distribution, and extinction of species are driven by interacting factors—spatial, temporal, physical, and biotic. Rangel et al. simulated the past 800,000 years of evolution in South America, incorporating these factors into a ...

Neurobiology of fruit fly courtship may shed light on human motivation - Science Daily


Science Daily
For study authors Dragana Rogulja, assistant professor of neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, and Michael Crickmore, assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center at Boston Children's Hospital, ...

Science Odyssey: Human Evolution

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Offers an activity which shows the major hominid species discovered to date, when they lived, and how they might be related to each other.

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Tutorials focused on early transitional humans, Homo erectus, and early human culture.

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Book of this title from the National Academy of Sciences covering the evolutionary process, the evidence for biological evolution, and creationist perspectives. It is available to buy or can be downloaded free of charge.

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