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Recent cultural differences accelerated evolutionary changes in modern humans

The Scientist | 
The first solid evidence of natural selection in recent human populations was found in blood. In addition to blood type, ...
human hands

Are hands what made us human?

Nautilus | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. What a waste are ...

Genetic evidence reveals extensive inbreeding between humans, other hominids

Aeon | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Until recently, anthropologists drew ...

John Hawks, Homo naledi discoverer, discusses whether he’s identified new species

Blog | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  We’ve gotten lots of ...

Why there probably is no ‘perfect’ human gut microbiome

Jeff Leach, at the "Human Food Project", has written pungently about a bout of microbiome self-experimentation: "(Re)Becoming Human: what happened the ...
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