The Evolutionary Path of Least Resistance

Paleontologists typically reconstruct past behavior by assuming that function follows form. But there can be more than one function for a given form, and different forms can serve the same function. University of California, Berkeley, Integrative Biology professor Leslea J. Hlusko and Peter Ungar from the University of ArkansasAnthropology Department, deconstruct these relationships using an example from human evolution. 

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