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Some Like It Hot: Site of Human Evolution was Scorching


June 8, 2010

Benjamin Passey If you think summer in your hometown is hot, consider the Turkana Basin of Kenya, where the average daily temperature has reached the mid-90s or higher, year-round, for the past 4 million years. Could the climate have influenced the way humans evolved in that region? Full Story

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