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Can simulating evolution on a computer explain our enormous brains? - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
Human brain evolution is not something you can test in the lab. It would take hundreds of years, if not thousands, to reveal how evolutionary pressures shaped the modern human brain. And even if you could do those experiments, they would probably not ...
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Why do humans have such large brains? Our study suggests ecology was the driving force - The Conversation UK


The Conversation UK
But our new study, published today in Nature, finds evidence against this idea and shows that human brain expansion was likely driven by ecology. Hypotheses for the evolution of the human brain size all agree that brain expansion increased our ability ...
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Nature

Dems demand release of 'nightmare' toxicology study - E&E News


E&E News
Congressional Democrats yesterday expressed outrage that the Department of Health and Human Services still hasn't published a toxicology study that a White House official earlier this year described as a "potential public relations nightmare.".
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ScienceDaily: Human Evolution News

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Investigating our past; understanding our present; planning for our future. The Newsvine Human Evolution group is for readers broadly interested in the scientific investigation of the natural history of our species and the implications for our present lives. This may include paleoanthropology, evolutionary psychology, cultural evolution, genetics/genomics, human behavioral ecology, and many other subject areas.

BBC News: Asteroids May Have Affected Human Evolution
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The ascent of mankind could have been influenced by frequent cosmic catastrophes.

Biology News - ScienceDaily
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Find full-text biology news, articles, and photos from research institutes around the world.

New Species News - ScienceDaily
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New species discoveries derived from today's biological surveys to fascinating finds in the fossil record.

Cloning News - ScienceDaily
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News, articles, videos, and images addressing cloning science and its application in medicine and agriculture.

Human Evolution: Evolution and the Structure of Health and Disease
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Unifying theory of biological and cultural evolution explaining the origin of neurological disease in humans.

Evolution Research News
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Tool for academic research in natural selection, origin of life, phylogenetics and all other aspects of evolutionary biology.

Early Human Evolution: A Survey of the Biological and Cultural Evolution of Homo habilis and Homo erectus
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Tutorials focused on early transitional humans, Homo erectus, and early human culture.

BBC News: Teaching the Evolution Teachers
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Article about a plan to improve how the theory of evolution is taught in the United States and Canada.

Human Evolution
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Notes from a lecture by DSG Pollock on early hominids. Includes references.