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If You Look Like a Monkey (or not) Here's Why

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'If you look at New World primates, you're immediately struck by the rich diversity of faces,' said Michael Alfaro, a UCLA associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and the senior author of the study. 'You see bright red faces, moustaches, hair tufts and much more. There are unanswered questions about how faces evolve and what factors explain the evolution of facial features. We're very visually oriented, and we get a lot of information from the face.'

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humans aren't new world monkeys, we're old world m... by zzz05 on Sunday, Jan 15, 2012 at 7:36:05 PM
we'd surely be doing better. Don't you think?... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, Jan 15, 2012 at 8:25:43 PM