an illustration of multiple animals, including a parrot, flamingo, zebra, and leopard
Book Excerpt From How to Be Animal
In Chapter 1, “The Indelible Stamp,” author Melanie Challenger addresses the idea of human exceptionalism.
Book Excerpt From How to Be Animal
Book Excerpt From How to Be Animal

In Chapter 1, “The Indelible Stamp,” author Melanie Challenger addresses the idea of human exceptionalism.

In Chapter 1, “The Indelible Stamp,” author Melanie Challenger addresses the idea of human exceptionalism.

charles darwin
Lessons from Darwin’s “Mischievous” Birds
Jonathan Meiburg | Mar 1, 2021
An unsung group of South American falcons yields clues to the prehistory of a continent, and hints at secrets of the avian brain.
Modern Synthesis, 1937
Chia-Yi Hou | Sep 1, 2019
Theodosius Dobzhansky’s work in population genetics influenced how genetics and natural selection were combined in evolutionary biology.
Song of Ourselves
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2017
“Nature’s melodies” may be a human construct that says more about us than about the musicality of other animals.
Chat With Charlie
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2016
See a preview of the app that lets you ask questions of a virtual Charles Darwin.