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Catching Fire by Richard W. Wrangham
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Sep 20, 2011

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bookshelves: audiobooks, food, science
Read from September 18 to 19, 2011

Wrangham postulates that Homo sapiens were able to evolve the way they did because of fire's ability to modify food for more efficient digestion.

Interesting hypothesis, but I know that my physical anthropological knowledge isn't complete enough to evaluate adequately his hypothesis.

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