Human Face Evolved From Violence; New Research Finds Man's Facial Structure Was Shaped by Punching

June 9, 2014 2:47 PM

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New research suggests fist fighting contributed to the evolution of a more bulky human face with bones tough enough to withstand a punching.

According to BBC News, the new study, published in the journal Biological Reviews, found that the facial bones most often broken while fighting are the ones that have apparently strengthened most. Those bones are also distinctly different between males and females.

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