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How The Human Face Evolved Over 7 Million Years (VIDEO)

05/03/2013 10:50 | Updated 05 May 2013

How did humans evolve? Really slowly, for one thing. And also quite elegantly, seen from the right point of view.

A video originally released in 2011, but brought back to our attention by Kottke.org, shows how human faces slowly evolved over more than 7 million years.

It's the work of the Washington State University, the Senekenberg Research Institute and the Natural History Museum in Frankfurt.

It's a haunting but stunning clip, which gets across the complexity of human evolution more completely than a textbook ever could.

Scientific Breakthroughs 2013
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