Neatorama Posts Tagged "human evolution"
Why Humans Evolved Chins

(Photo: Corpse Reviver) Humans alone have chins. Why? Scientists have speculated...  ...e speculated over that question for decades. What evolutionary advantage does the chin offer? Dr. Robert G. Fran...  ...ly the result of the reshaping of the rest of the human skull:Using adva...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/30/Why-Humans-Evolved-Chins/
Long Distance Runners Are More Reproductively Successful...

(Photo: Peter Mooney)Previous studies indicate that men who have ring fingers that are longer than their index fingers tend to have higher sex drives and sperm counts. They have greater "reproductive potential." A new st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/08/Long-Distance-Runners-Are-More-Reproductively-Successful/
The Conveyor Belt of Evolution

It's not the most scientifically accurate depictio...  ...not the most scientifically accurate depiction of human evolution . But the Doma Collective's Involución Prim...  ...lever.We've previously seen the Doma Collective's human bundle of energy bouncing around and giant roboti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/08/The-Conveyor-Belt-of-Evolution/
Bunnies Blamed for the Extinction of Neanderthals...

Why did Neanderthals die out while other hominids...  ...rvived? In an article published in the Journal of Human Evolution , John E. Fa and colleagues argue that it may be b...  ...became more prevalent. The authors postulate that humans were more successful at switching to catching and...  ...ble to cooperate....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/04/Bunnies-Blamed-for-the-Extinction-of-Neanderthals/
The Evolutionary Biology of Star Trek

For hundreds of thousands of years, several specie...  ...undreds of thousands of years, several species of humans existed at the same time: the Neanderthals, the D...  ...An essay at io9 compares the speciation of early humans with the different aliens in the world of Star Tr...  ...y, so all the aliens from di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/17/The-Evolutionary-Biology-of-Star-Trek/
Human Hands Evolved for Punching

According to the recently published results of a s...  ...esults of a study by biologist David Carrier, the human hand, when formed into a fist, was an evolutionary advantage for early humans :For this latest study, he and co-author Michael M...  ...pe of hand anatomy, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/03/Human-Hands-Evolved-for-Punching/
Scientist: Humans Have Been Getting Stupider for Thousands of Years

Idiocracy wasn't a movie, but a documentary. Geral...  ...cs laboratory at Stanford University, argues that humans evolved to be hunter/gatherers--a high risk occup...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/19/Scientist-Humans-Have-Been-Getting-Stupider-for-Thousands-of-Years/
Who Would Win in a Fistfight Between a Neanderthal and a Modern Human?

Could a modern human beat a Neanderthal in a fight? Maybe, but the mod...  ...t a Neanderthal in a fight? Maybe, but the modern human should keep his distance and play a long game:A N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/25/Who-Would-Win-in-a-Fistfight-Between-a-Neanderthal-and-a-Modern-Human/
Is This What Humans Will Look Like In 50 Million Years?

While I find it impossible highly unlikely tha...  ...While I find it impossible highly unlikely that humans will still exist in 50 million years, it's horrif...  ...ons by madman speculative zoologist Dougal Dixon, humans will evolve into some sort of organ shaped being,...  ...esting conclusion if he were aske...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/02/is-this-what-humans-will-look-like-in-50-million-years/
Did Neanderthals Have High-Pitched, Nasal Voices?...

(Video Link) What did Neanderthals sound like...  ...Franciscus, Neanderthals had, compared to modern humans , narrow vocal tracts, larger nasal cavities, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/did-neanderthals-have-high-pitched-nasal-voices/




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