In-laws transformed early human society

Human culture may stem from marital twist among ancient hunter-gatherers

5:25pm, March 10, 2011

Give it up for in-laws. Those much-maligned meddlers helped spur an ancient social revolution that propelled human groups from savannas to cities, a new study suggests.

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