population size

New Neanderthal Research

November 08, 2016
New research by scientists at the University of California, Davis, shows how natural selection has purged all but the smallest bits of that ancient Neanderthal DNA from modern humans.
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The First Population Explosion: Human Numbers Expanded Dramatically Millennia Before Agriculture

July 29, 2009
Ten millennia ago, there were about six million people on Earth. Today, there are six billion. This thousandfold increase in the global population is often thought to be linked to...
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