Human Birth Canal Varies More Widely than Previously Thought
Human Birth Canal Varies More Widely than Previously Thought
The pelvic bones of women have been shaped more by random evolution than by natural selection, a new study finds.
Human Birth Canal Varies More Widely than Previously Thought
Human Birth Canal Varies More Widely than Previously Thought

The pelvic bones of women have been shaped more by random evolution than by natural selection, a new study finds.

The pelvic bones of women have been shaped more by random evolution than by natural selection, a new study finds.

human anatomy
<em>Homo sapiens</em> Exposed, 1556
Homo sapiens Exposed, 1556
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 1, 2018
Juan Valverde de Amusco’s anatomical drawings corrected some earlier errors while making anatomy more accessible.
Little-Known Gut Membrane Should Be Called a New Organ, Researchers Argue
Little-Known Gut Membrane Should Be Called a New Organ, Researchers Argue
Ben Andrew Henry | Jan 5, 2017
A new anatomical view of the mesentery, which surrounds the lower abdomen, suggests that it should be considered the human body’s 79th organ.
How Your Nose Got Its Shape
How Your Nose Got Its Shape
Karen Zusi | Aug 1, 2016
Climate variation has sculpted our schnozzes since the earliest humans evolved, but environmental pressures can’t explain everything.
<em>Homo naledi</em>’s Hands and Feet
Homo naledi’s Hands and Feet
Bob Grant | Oct 6, 2015
Two new analyses of fossil remains from the recently discovered human relative suggest the species may have been uniquely adapted to both terrestrial and arboreal locomotion.
Is Anatomy Destiny?
Is Anatomy Destiny?
Alice Dreger | Mar 1, 2015
Alice Dreger, historian of science and author of this month's "Reading Frames," explores the blurry lines between male and female in her 2010 TED talk.
Anatomical Art
Anatomical Art
Eli Chen | Aug 1, 2014
Through her Street Anatomy blog, medical illustrator Vanessa Ruiz has connected with a diverse array of arists who draw inspiration from the human body.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2013
Tigers Forever, High Moon Over the Amazon, Earth from Space, and Medicine's Michelangelo
Dissection via Paintbrush
Dissection via Paintbrush
Tracy Vence | Oct 31, 2013
An artist uses latex body paint to bring anatomical structures to life.
“Living Lectures”
“Living Lectures”
Tracy Vence | Oct 31, 2013
Massachusetts-based artist Danny Quirk uses latex body paint to bring anatomical structures to life.