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Why humanity will likely be around for a long time

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Will our species go extinct? The short answer is yes. The fossil record shows everything goes extinct, eventually. Almost all ...
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To the victor go the spoils: How Homo sapiens prevailed in battles for survival with Neanderthals

Around 600,000 years ago, humanity split in two. One group stayed in Africa, evolving into us. The other struck out ...

Evolution’s ‘great leap forward’: When did humans cross the intelligence rubicon?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
When did something like us first appear on the planet? It turns out there’s remarkably little agreement on this question ...
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