by Gene Kim and Jessica Orwig, Business Insider
Human hands are capable of performing incredibly complex movements like no other parts of the body. But it’s been a long-term mystery of how they evolved into their current form. A group of researchers — Tetsuya Nakamura, Andrew R. Gehrke, Justin Lemberg, Julie Szymaszek, and Neil H. Shubin — unveiled a new study that shows evidence of where human hands might have come from.
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by Dom Galeon, Science Alert
Breaking out from the primordial soup
Modern science has advanced significantly over the last couple of decades. We’ve managed to answer several of the world’s most long-standing questions, but some answers have continued to elude today’s scientists, including how life first emerged from Earth’s primordial soup.
However, a collaboration of physicists and biologists in Germany may have just found an explanation to how living cells first evolved. Continue reading We might finally know what triggered living cells to evolve for the first time