Humans Are Still Evolving. Here Is How…

Dan Bennison In his 1895 novel, The Time Machine, H.G. Wells describes a world in which subterranean and forest-dwelling subspecies of humans coexist. To a distant relative of Homo sapiens, the concept of modern humans was likely as foreign as Wells’ world is to us. Still, there is no doubt in the mind of scientists … Continue reading Humans Are Still Evolving. Here Is How…

Why Do We Have Dominant Hands?

Camille Lee-Own The evolution of handedness, where one hand is more competent at performing tasks, has been puzzling scientists for centuries. Recent research has shown that ancient human ancestors (hominids) may have been right-handed. Image Credit: Wikimedia The direction of cut marks on Homo habilis teeth indicate they may have held meat with their left … Continue reading Why Do We Have Dominant Hands?