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Biologists trace how human innovation impacts tool evolution

Stone tools produced by prehistoric humans.
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Nov 25 2015

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Professor Marcus Feldman and postdoctoral fellows Oren Kolodny and Nicole Creanza have devised a computer model that could help solve a long-standing mystery over why the introduction of new tools in prehistoric societies comes in periodic bursts. The study was recently published in PNAS.