Which came first – the running or the brain? Running could be the reason humans were able to hunt large game and consume the protein needed for a big brain.
A new study looked at how macaque monkeys respond to other monkeys’ efforts at communication in the form of drumming or vocalizing.
Here John Shea shares a bit more about his research interests – and what it’s like to be interviewed for television!
John Shea at Stony Brook University is keeping alive the stone toolmaking technologies used by our most ancient ancestors.
Dr. Svante Pääbo, an evolutionary biologist featured in The Human Spark, was recently awarded the 2009 Kistler Prize. Watch video of Dr. Pääbo with Alan Alda.
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