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Is this the Great Ape to Human Gene? (from Nature Communications) Bernard Baars

A new article in Nature Communications claims to have found the gene that differentiates Great Apes from humans. Human being split from ape-like ancestors less than four million years ago. We have language, imagination, a very ...
 
anthropology
 
"Facial forensic reconstruction by artist artista Cícero Moraes mbSci"
"Facial forensic reconstruction by artist artista Cícero Moraes mbSci"
"Facial forensic reconstruction by artist artista Cícero Moraes mbSci"

Sex with our evolutionary ancestors? Proceed with caution

A paper published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides a compelling alternative to the idea that we Homo sapiens interbred with Neandertals or Denisovans as had previously been thought. By D...