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A long anthropological debate may be on the cusp of resolution

A long anthropological debate may be on the cusp of resolution | Human Evolution and Migration | Scoop.it
Over the past half-century, our understanding of human evolution has changed dramatically. And now, it seems that one of the outstanding debates about Homo sapiens has become a lot more complicated — because both sides may be right.
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Best overview of early human evolution and migration that I've come across.

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How Artificial Chromosomes Could Transform Humanity

How Artificial Chromosomes Could Transform Humanity | Human Evolution and Migration | Scoop.it
Normally, an extra pair of chromosomes would be considered dangerous. But what if we could design our own? According to biologists, we could create custom-built chromosomes to fix a variety of health problems, and even give us new abilities.
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"AHCs could also give humans new capacities altogether. Stock speculates about a range of futuristic enhancements, including the ability to see ultraviolet light, or navigation in the dark by a system of sonar similar to that employed by bats."

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Most Mutations in the Human Genome are Recent and Probably Harmful | DiscoverMagazine.com

Most Mutations in the Human Genome are Recent and Probably Harmful | DiscoverMagazine.com | Human Evolution and Migration | Scoop.it
Fast population growth has littered our genomes with five times as many rare gene variants as would be expected.
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Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMagazine.com

Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMagazine.com | Human Evolution and Migration | Scoop.it
Your ancestors' lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing anxiety or resilience by altering the epigenetic expressions of genes in the brain.
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