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Scientists discovered something ‘shocking’ that could rewrite a key part of human evolution

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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We might finally know what triggered living cells to evolve for the first time

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