Thursday, November 04, 2010

Dumb Science of the Day: Big Fingered Neanderthals were sluts

Neanderthals may have been underdeveloped mentally compared to modern humans, but in one respect they outperformed us: in the number of sex partners.

That's the conclusion of a study published by the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, which suggests finger length can indicate promiscuity among hominins, as the ancient family of humans is known.

Read more here.

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