Welcome to Questions of Doom. In this series, we answer your questions about Archaeology and our shared heritage.
Today, we ask ‘has humanity’s evolution peaked’?
Biologist debunks myth: http://phys.org/news/2013-03-werent-minnesota-biologist-debunks-myth.html
Civilization is making humanity less intelligent?:
Neanderthal large eyes ’caused their demise’:
Neanderthal brains focussed on vision and movement leaving less room for social networking
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