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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Humans, Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Hominin x

Nowadays us humans are the only surviving members of the hominin family. However, roll the clock back a mere 50,000 years and the world looks a lot different. In Europe, the Neanderthals flourished. The Denisovans were occupying a cave in Siberia. And we humans were

The human wrist evolved to break

More than half a million Americans break their wrist every year. It’s one of the most common fractures out there, accounting for 25% of the broken bones in kids. What makes it so vulnerable? Something we’ve all probably done. As you fall you stretch out