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How Neolithic cooking changed human language

World / Science & Health Mar 15, 2019

How Neolithic cooking changed human language

Changes to the human diet prompted by Neolithic advances in agriculture played a role in human jaw evolution that allowed people to pronounce the consonants "f" and "v," researchers say. Their work — which combines linguistics, speech science and paleoanthropology and appears in the U.S. ...