Researchers provide more information about evolution and stone age tools

January 14, 2015 10:04 AM

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Researchers provide more information about evolution and stone age tools

According to a new research that combined tools of psychology, evolutionary biology and archaeology, scientists have found that in the early Stone Age there was co-evolution of slaughtering tools and our ability to communicate and teach. This research sheds a new light on the power of human culture to shape evolution.

All details related to this study have been published in the journal Nature Communications. It is said that this study is the largest till date to look at gene-culture co-evolution in the context of prehistoric Oldowan tools, the oldest- known cutting devices.

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