Caffeine Alters Estrogen Levels in Younger Women – “In white women, for example, coffee appears to lower estrogen, while in Asian women it has the reverse effect, raising levels of the hormone.”
The self-domestication hypothesis: evolution of bonobo psychology is due to selection against aggression – “[T]he self-domestication hypothesis provides a plausible account of the origin of numerous differences between bonobos and chimpanzees, and note that many of these appear to have arisen as incidental by-products rather than adaptations. These results raise the possibility that self-domestication has been a widespread process in mammalian evolution, and suggest the need for research into the regulatory genes responsible for shifts in developmental trajectories in species that have undergone selection against aggression.”
The Sub-Saharan African Dental Complex – “[A]round 80,000 years ago, this population [in east africa] began to expand northward and eventually into Eurasia. Meanwhile, the same expansion was taking modern humans westward and southward into other parts of Africa.” – @evoandproud.
Explanations of rape – “Given a robbery, criminals are more likely to use the opportunity to sexually assault a female victim if she is young.” – @the inductivist.
It Could be Culture, part I (The NAEP Black-Mixed-White gap) and It Could be Culture, part II (The NAEP Black-Mixed-White gap) – from chuck, the occidentalist.
7,500-Year-Old Fishing Seines and Traps Discovered in Russia – evidence for permanent mesolithic settlements in russia.
bonus: Lazy HBDers – @steve sailer’s.
bonus bonus: No Need to Panic About Global Warming – “[M]any young scientists furtively say that while they also have serious doubts about the global-warming message, they are afraid to speak up for fear of not being promoted — or worse.” – gee. that sounds familiar.
bonus bonus bonus: How all the greatest thoroughbreds can be traced back to ONE horse 300 years ago – “‘Speed gene’ traced back to single 17th century British mare”
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