Healthcare Access and Stress: The Truth is in the Telomeres

A new study of telomeres in Mesoamerican women reveals that poor access to healthcare leads to chronic stress. … More Healthcare Access and Stress: The Truth is in the Telomeres

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The Discovery Institute says they “shellacked” me on ‘Human Errors.’ Here I defend my claims.

My response to challenges to my claims about external testicles and maxillary sinuses. … More The Discovery Institute says they “shellacked” me on ‘Human Errors.’ Here I defend my claims.

A Creationist Response to “Human Errors” (and my rebuttal)

Last weekend, the Wall Street Journal published a teaser of my new book Human Errors (available May 1st!), which you can read here. As soon as the article dropped, I began to receive emails about the article, mostly positive, but I also knew from years of blogging about human evolution that not everyone would be … More A Creationist Response to “Human Errors” (and my rebuttal)

The Value of Social Relationships During Aging in Female Rhesus Macaques

Rhesus monkeys have an intricate social structure. There is a dominance hierarchy, meaning that not all individuals enjoy the same rank in the group. This also effects the value that individuals gain from each of their relationships. Obviously, having powerful allies is of great value. And to maintain a powerful position requires allies. These are all … More The Value of Social Relationships During Aging in Female Rhesus Macaques