evolution

The myriad faults in our bodies, the downsides of corporate subsidies, and the history of a forgotten plague. That’s this week on Innovation Hub. Read More...

Our eyesight isn’t great. We get colds easily. It’s hard for us to reproduce. Biologist Nathan Lents catalogues the body’s numerous problems… and what they can tell us about ourselves. Read More...

A model of DNA

Professor Melvin Konner says that in our modern world, women have a biological advantage over men. Find out why. Read More...

A human gazes at a possible ancestor

Forget about the Six Million Dollar Man. We already have the technology to become better, stronger, and faster. Academic and businessman Juan Enriquez explains how we’re all going through unnatural selection. Read More...

Charles Darwin research station

Scientists often live by the mantra “publish or perish.” But one young naturalist kept a revolutionary theory to himself for 20 years. When Charles Darwin finally shared his findings, he faced tremendous criticism, says Sean B. Carroll, the author of The Making of the Fittest. Read More...

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