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Evolution's Odd Couple: Biology and Culture

December 21, 2001 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

It was the world's first murder. The ape-man exultantly threw his club (actually the leg bone of a zebra) into the air, and, as it spun, it morphed into an orbiting space station. In this stunning image from 2001: A Space Odyssey, millions of...

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