UArizona prof gets $5 million from taxpayers to study how climate affects human evolution

We could have saved the National Science Foundation (and taxpayers) teh cash: Warm, good; cold, bad.

Explorer News reports:

The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project, led by Andrew S. Cohen of the University of Arizona, has been awarded $4.78 million from the National Science Foundation to continue and expand its research on human evolution and climate.

The researchers anticipate their findings will transform our understanding of how environmental and climate change affected the evolution of our ancestors and have implications for humans today.

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2 thoughts on “UArizona prof gets $5 million from taxpayers to study how climate affects human evolution”

  1. Regardless of your views on evolution or climate change, what is the alleged potential benefit of studying the ancient past? Is it too much to expect some form of future benefit to be had when $5 million changes hands? Or is that just my capitalist pig upbringing showing again?

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