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Book Excerpt from The Accidental Species

By | December 1, 2013

In Chapter 7, “The Way We Walk,” author Henry Gee describes the first steps taken by the ancestors of Homo sapiens.

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Standing Up for Sex

By | December 1, 2013

Humans evolved the ability to walk on two legs because it allowed them to more accurately size up prospective mates. Or did they?

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Behavior Brief

By | August 21, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | May 23, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Penis Size Matters for Golden Moles

By | February 21, 2013

Female golden moles are more likely to choose a mate with a longer reproductive organ.

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Sex Selection Not So Simple

By | July 10, 2012

Revisiting a classic study could overturn the idea that male competition rules reproductive choice.

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Are Humans Still Evolving?

By | April 30, 2012

Research on an 18th and 19th century Finnish population suggests that agriculture and monogamy may not have stopped human evolution.

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A Gamete Matchmaker

By | March 22, 2012

Chemical cues dispersed by mussel eggs may attract sperm that are their perfect match.

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Behavior Brief

By | October 17, 2011

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | September 21, 2011

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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