You have the eye of a fish and the DNA of a Neanderthal, but what are you doing with that big brain?

It’s been a huge couple of weeks in evolutionary biology:  Three teams of scientists, studying three separate periods spanning 450 million years make surprising discoveries about our bodies, our culture, and our ancestors. The human eye is an amazing organ, the origins of which are ancient and shrouded in mystery.  Complex eyes, from people to… Continue reading You have the eye of a fish and the DNA of a Neanderthal, but what are you doing with that big brain?