The answer to a topic of debate among researchers about the anatomy of our ancient human ancestors may lie in the quirky life of a wealthy New York socialite who raised a chimpanzee named Suzy to live like a human child in the 1930s.
The search for general trends in evolution of animal shape and size often comes up empty. Rather, evolution tends to be unpredictable, leading toward different forms in different places.
Groundbreaking new work has revealed a predictable trend in...
UNM Professor of Anthropology Wirt H. Wills, and two former graduate students, Brandon L. Drake and Wetherbee B. Dorshow, have authored a paper released by the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences today that challenges the notion that the Anc