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Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Science & Technology | 3 comments

Once Our Human Ancestors Stopped Living In Trees, They Got Drunk

We didn’t start living on the forest floor because of the alcohol, but it didn’t hurt. A new study suggests the previous estimates that stated human ancestors began consuming alcohol 9,000 years ago is a few orders of magnitude off. The real timeline, researchers claim, traces back as far as 10 million years. The science relies…

  • The_Ohioan

    Oh, sure. Next you’ll tell us ethanol caused aggression in chimpanzees while the bonobos just got happy.

  • JSpencer

    Drinking and tree climbing don’t mix.

  • Slamfu

    I love it when science and booze intersect.

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