The phylogenetic roots of human lethal violence

The percentage of human deaths caused by interpersonal violence reflects our membership of a particularly violent clade of mammals, although changes in socio-political organization have led to marked variations in this proportion.

 

The phylogenetic roots of human lethal violence
José María Gómez, Miguel Verdú, Adela González-Megías & Marcos Méndez
Nature 538, 233–237 (13 October 2016) doi:10.1038/nature19758

Source: www.nature.com

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