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Humans’ capacity for culture is the key to our success, an anthropologist argues

For Robert Boyd, the evolution of our culture is as biological—and critical—as the evolution of our pelvises
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How socializing led proto-humans to develop language and culture

Evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar describes how the growing social brain changed humans
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Science discovers ancient secrets of sex, violence and primates who loved too much
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How cities are making our rats smarter and spiders bigger

The wildlife around us are evolving to adapt to life in the big city
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We are all Neanderthal

At least partly, as testing on ancient bones and modern humans is now revealing
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Evolution’s forgotten man

London aims to make Alfred Wallace, Charles Darwin’s overshadowed partner, a household name
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Learning to the sound of rap

What a white rapper from Vancouver can teach M.B.A. students about risk-taking
It came from planet Earth

Will colonizing meteorites and asteroids with bacteria one day save life as we know it?

Panspermia is meant to maintain Earth’s evolutionary path
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Does technology speed up human evolution?

Nobel prize winner studies technology’s impact on the human body and our lifespans