Pick up an object that's close to hand. Throw it at something, or even someone (but gently, of course!) You've just reenacted what appears to be a pivotal stage in human evolution, when a propensity for projectiles shaped cognitive powers that later became language and symbolic thought.
Co-Working, that nexus between working at a coffee shop, working at home, and being stuck in an office. This interview features two co-working spaces: The Hat Factory and PariSoMa. The Hat Factory was the first co-working space in the world. Now you can a co-working space in nearly every major city.
2009 is the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and 150 years after he published On the Origin of Species. As part of its celebration of these two anniversaries, Science will be blogging, with Darwin as our inspiration.
Mann is a physical anthropologist whose primary interest is the fossil evidence for human evolution. His current research focuses on the evolution of the Neandertals and their relationships to modern peoples.
It is not quite a return to the days when dolphins and even whales were seen making their way upstream to Paris, but the Seine is welcoming back at least one long-lost visitor: the Atlantic salmon. A fish that in the Middle