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Fistfights Drove Human Face Evolution, Utah Researchers Suggest

The human face evolved so that it could take a punch, researchers suggest in a new study.   It's a much more violent explanation than the leading alternative, that our skulls changed to accommodate a diet of hard-to-chew foods. And the authors said it suggests a pugilistic past where violence was key to our evolution.   When people fight, they go for the face, said study co-author Mike Morgan. ​ Morgan knows a little something about fights. He is a black belt in two...

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