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In the second of a series of four excerpts, we share a few educational yet entertaining pages on the domestication of plants and animals—as well as the place of alcohol in human evolution.
In the first of a series of four excerpts, we venture into the world of biological anthropology for a look at bipedalism.
This past November, the 24th to be exact, marked the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species. Academics celebrated this milestone with conferences held in major and lesser cities around the world but the general public had their fun too as specials on television and the radio sought to remind viewers and listeners of the vast importance of the Origin and the man who spent so many years researching, writing, and agonizing over what he called the "mystery of mysteries," the origin of species and their histories.