linkfest – 07/24/11

Liberal morality – @the inductivist.

Genetic research confirms that non-Africans are part Neanderthal

Invasion of the Viking women unearthed“Viking women may have equaled men moving to England in medieval invasions, suggests a look at ancient burials.”

Stone Age erotic art found in Germany

Genome Maps May Spot Disease In African-Americans“There’s a family of about 2,500 hot spots of recombination that are active in people of West African ancestry, like African-Americans, which are almost completely inactive in people of non-African ancestry.”

Human ancestor had ‘modern’ feet 3.7 million years ago, study says“New research suggests that our ancestors’ feet took on modern features nearly 2 million years earlier than previously thought.”

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