Our Skulls Might Have Evolved To Withstand Blows To The Face

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Prehistoric life really might have been nasty, brutish and short.

Although many scientists believe that a diet of nuts, seeds and other tough, brittle foods shaped our faces, a June study in Biological Reviews suggests that violence had a heavier hand in its evolution.

"We suggest that many of the facial ...Read More

Source: NPR Science - ingested into KQED