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Did Dads Evolve?

[no-caption] Vincent van Gogh/Wikimedia Commons This article was originally published at Knowable Magazine and has been republished under Creative Commons. Lee Gettler …


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The Evolution of Throwing

United States Olympic athlete Kara Winger competes in the women’s javelin throw in 2019. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images With the Tokyo Olympics on …


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Who is the Nesher Ramla Homo?

This article was originally published at The Conversation and has been republished under Creative Commons. An international group of archaeologists has discovered …


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How Apes Reveal Human History

Except for humans, every great ape is endangered—many at great risk of going extinct. There are fewer than 300,000 chimpanzees living in …


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Is Love a Biological Reality?

Helen Fisher knows more about love than most. As a biological anthropologist who studies the topic, she has been a chief scientific …


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A Vaccine Will Not Be Enough

[no-caption] Angus Greig SAPIENS host Jen Shannon speaks with Agustín Fuentes, a professor of anthropology at Princeton University, to unpack his insight …


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Why Are There So Many Humans?

Savanna Pumé (hunter-gatherers in Venezuela) children, shown here building a house, learn to cooperate from a young age. Russell D. Greaves Something …


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