January 11, 2000
University Of Michigan
Two million years ago somewhere in Africa, a small group of individuals became separated from other australopithecines. This population bottleneck led to a series of sudden, interrelated changes---in body size, brain size, skeletal proportions, and behavior---that jump-started the evolution of our species.
New U-M study suggests that's the way it was.
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