Heather McIlvaine-Newsad – April 19
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Thu April 18, 2013

Running for Peace

Heather McIlvaine-Newsad
Credit Rich Egger

In their 2004 article in the journal Nature, Bramble and Lieberman write “Striding bipedalism is a key behavior of hominids that possibly originated soon after the divergence of the chimpanzee and human lineages .” Dr. Daniel Leiberman, a biology professor from Harvard also known as “The Barefoot Professor” suggests that a massive environmental change that took place on the African continent coinciding with the rise of running among humans.

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