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2008-10-30 08:25:00

Big noses on Neanderthals were found to be a fluke of evolution by anthropologists, rather then some grand adaptation.

2008-06-14 06:00:07

By Anonymous HUMAN DEVELOPMENT There is added evidence that chance, rather than natural selection, best explains why the skulls of modern humans and ancient Neanderthals evolved differently.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.