Social media users share charts and graphs — often with the same underlying data — to advocate opposing approaches to the pandemic.
March 4, 2021 • ~9 min
Some fans even said they would be willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, giving their own lives to save other supporters of their team.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~6 min
Did Neanderthal military superiority delay our migration out of Africa?
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~9 min
Cahokian culture spread across eastern North America 1,000 years ago in an early example of diaspora
Five centuries before Columbus arrived, migrants were spreading across North America, carrying their culture with them and mixing with those they encountered in new places.
Oct. 30, 2020 • ~11 min
'Normal' body temperature has declined in urban, industrialized settings like the US and UK. Anthropologists find the trend extends to Indigenous people in the Bolivian Amazon – but why?
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
A new environmental record for a prehistoric site in Kenya helped researchers figure out how external conditions influenced which of our ancient ancestors lived there, with what way of life.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~11 min
When did we become fully human? What fossils and DNA tell us about the evolution of modern intelligence
Artefacts suggest a ‘great leap’, a recent evolution of modern intelligence. Fossils and DNA argue that’s an illusion.
Sept. 9, 2020 • ~9 min
Nature and nurture both contribute to gender inequality in leadership – but that doesn't mean patriarchy is forever
Recognizing the influence of evolution on behavior and gender norms suggests ways to reduce gender inequality in leadership in the real world.
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~9 min
These linguistic mash-ups are at high risk of extinction. The race to save them is a matter of time, with more at stake than words.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~10 min
Thinking of SARS-CoV-2 as an invisible enemy with an evil personality and humanlike motivations is a natural offshoot of the way people evolved to anthropomorphize so as not to overlook threats.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min