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Feature: Cultural Evolution in Darwin’s Finches
A new study is analysing the songs of Darwin’s finches to determine the role of cultural evolution in speciation.
A pig painting and hand stencil from Leang Timpuseng.
Feature: Pigs, Popcorn and the Origins of Prehistoric Art
The discovery of 40,000-year-old cave paintings in Indonesia has changed our understanding of the origins of art and modern culture worldwide.
Stephen Munro examines casts of Homo erectus.
Feature: Shellfish Engravings Mark the Rise of Man
Digital images of ancient shellfish have revealed markings that, according to conventional wisdom, simply shouldn’t have been there.