Monthly Archives: September 2016

Fourth left-handed Neanderthal found

Only ~10% of Homo sapiens are left-handed. This is true in both modern populations and fossils. The dominant hand of more than 50 European fossils has been identified. 47 are right-handed (92%). This stands in stark contrast to our chimpanzee cousins; for whom hand preference is closer

New hypothesis: Women evolved to have affairs

Human romantic relationships are often described as “serial”. That is, they happen one after the other. Just like lights in the serial (or series) circuit, you may have learned about in school. Like in serial relationships, damage to one of these lights in a series