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Evolution - the rise of man

Great apes recognize pictures of group members they haven't seen in more than 25 years and respond more enthusiastically to pictures of their friends, new research suggests
Sediment studies in the Mediterranean reveal the existence of a green corridor in the Sahara desert that emerged at the exact time when our ancestors migrated from Africa about 2.1 million years ago
On the way in which vocal expressions can convey emotional information, especially in powerful experiences, and on the importance of the visual context
The primitive facial architecture of the gorilla as a key to understanding human facial expressions
The need to hunt small animals caused prehistoric man to improve his mental abilities in order to perfect his hunting tools
The people who lived in the Hula valley hundreds of thousands of years ago made long journeys to obtain quality raw material for the production of hand stones
Chapter nine from the book: "The Free Man - Evolutionary Psychology, Brain Research and Understanding the Mind"
A new model of human evolution suggests that Homo sapiens arose from many closely related populations rather than from a single group
Using rigorous and detailed collection methods, the researchers were able to place the remains of fossilized apes, such as Morotopithecus, in detailed reconstructions of habitats. Credit: Corbin Rainbolt
This is the earliest evidence of self-initiated cooking with fire. A global breakthrough by the Hebrew Universities, Bar Ilan and Tel Aviv in collaboration with Oranim College and the Sea and Lake Research Institute
An international study with the participation of researchers from the Technion and the Hebrew University won the prestigious ERC Synergy Grant
Following on from Judith's question about the longevity of women compared to men, Nir asks what is the evolutionary logic in living long after the period of fertility has ended?
Santa Febo is a Swedish evolutionary geneticist, one of the founding fathers of the field of paleogenetics, leader of the international project to map the Neanderthal human genome, and co-discoverer of Denisovan man
Contrary to the prevailing assumption until now, a team of researchers from France and Chad discovered that walking on two feet does not characterize only Homo sapiens and may have evolved several times. several times and gradually
Why do we think our nature is so bad? Why do we believe that constant warfare is a basic human drive?
In this chapter we will examine whether social morality is a product of religions, or a universal biological trait that preceded cultures and religions? And how humanity can unite in times of emergency
Yaniv wonders about human nature: "Why did the word humane take on the meaning of human love, tolerance, patience, etc., are wars, death, cruelty and oppression of the weak less humane?" Yaniv wonders about human nature: "Why did the word humane take on the meaning of human love, tolerance, patience, etc. ', are wars, death, cruelty and oppression of the weak less human?"
The findings obtained through an innovative method based on artificial intelligence are some of the earliest evidence of the use of fire in Israel and in the world
The matriarchal society of the ancient man thrived precisely because of the ignorance of the connection between sex and pregnancy and childbirth, this has changed in the last 8,000 years
Denisovan man, a sister race of modern man, lived in Laos 164,000 to 131,000 years ago with important implications for populations outside of Africa and Australia
David shares the question and the idea: Homo sapiens is the only species that has a chin and science has no explanation as to what the evolutionary advantage of such a "facility" is and how it works.
Dana asks: Why does tickling make us laugh and why can't we tickle ourselves? Evolution gives an answer to this question as well
D.K. shares her puzzlement with us, "How is it that dogs don't have navels like ours?"
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