BooksHUMAN EVOLUTION

Silverbacks and Their Satellites

Science  14 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5784, pp. 174
DOI: 10.1126/science.1130539

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Before the Dawn. Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors. By Nicholas Wade. Penguin, New York, 2006. 319 pp. $24.95. ISBN 1-59420-079-3.

Drawing on recent findings from genetics, molecular phylogenetics, paleontology, anthropology, and human genetics, the author sketches the evolution of modern humans and human nature.