Saturday, February 28, 2009

Science Saturday: The Speed Of Human Evolution

If you think human evolution has slowed down or stopped in modern times, you need to watch this fascinating discussion:


Topics covered:

Gregory’s latest book, “The 10,000 Year Explosion”... How long have humans been smart enough to think of farming?... Did the invention of helmets change our skulls?... How survivors of the Black Plague were doubly lucky... Disease: ultimate weapon of the European invader... The hidden connection between language and milk-drinking...

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