Monthly Archive: January 2018

Misliya Cave (NYT 2018-1-24)

Earliest Modern Humans Out of Africa

Recent paleoanthropological studies have suggested that modern humans migrated from Africa as early as the beginning of the Late Pleistocene, 120,000 years ago. Hershkovitz et al. now suggest that early modern humans were already...

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Human Evolution: Chemical & Social Factors

Dopamine may have given humans our social edge over other apes By Ann Gibbons Jan. 22, 2018 , 3:10 PM http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/dopamine-may-have-given-humans-our-social-edge-over-other-apes?utm_campaign=news_daily_2018-01-22&et_rid=35358409&et_cid=1805406 Humans are the ultimate social animals, with the ability to bond with mates,...