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Trilobites: Tasmanian Tigers’ Brains Yield Clues Long After Extinction

The last thylacine died in a zoo in 1936, but neural scans of preserved specimens revealed that they may have been more intelligent than previously believed.

From the NYTimes News-2017-1-20:20:6:1


A Conversation With: What Did Neanderthals Leave to Modern Humans? Some Surprises

Genes inherited from Neanderthals may have made some modern humans heartier, but also more prone to depression and other diseases.

From the NYTimes News-2017-1-20:8:5:1


Primates facing 'extinction crisis'

Primates are facing an extinction crisis, according to researchers who have found that 60% of species are under threat.

From the BBC News-2017-1-18:20:6:1


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Human Evolution: Our Brians and Behaviour by R.Dunbar from Oxford Univ Press. (Jan 10).

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Evolution Made to Order Plant Breeding and Technological Innovation in Twentieth-Century America by H.Curry from Univ Chicago Press. (Jan 5).

The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by by Sean Carroll from Random House. (Jan 2).


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