As a PhD student, I do a lot of reading. Some of the stuff I read about is very interesting and gets turned into an article here. Some of it less interesting and will only ever be seen by my supervisor. For the stuff in
What makes food appealing? One evolutionary hang-over that still influences our decision is colour. We inherited our ancestors preference for red food.
The first Europeans migrated into the continent ~1.2 million years ago. Damage to their teeth indicates they used toothpicks to keep them clean.
Humans are really bad for the environment. But just how long we’ve been bad for it can be surprising. As far back as 50,000 years ago, humans arriving in a region has been linked with a lot of the local animals going extinct. However, human