Dos filas de círculos rosas y azules alternados se superponen para crear semicírculos morados en la imagen.

La ciencia biológica rechaza el sexo binario, y eso es bueno para la humanidad

La evidencia de varias ciencias revela que hay diversas formas de ser hombre, mujer o ambos. Un antropólogo argumenta que abrazar estas verdades ayudará a los humanos a prosperar.

Biological Science Rejects the Sex Binary, and That’s Good for Humanity

Evidence from various sciences reveals that there are diverse ways of being male, female, or both. An anthropologist argues that embracing these truths will help humans flourish.
Two yellow gourds painted to look like a frowning man with black hair wearing a blue top and a smiling woman with long black hair and a red and white dress sit on a ledge.

Busting Myths About Sex and Gender

In a newly revised book, an anthropologist dismantles harmful untruths about society, including notions about the nature of differences between men and women.
religion origins - The Egyptians began constructing Karnak temple around 4,000 years ago. Archaeological evidence suggests large-scale religions arose throughout the world by 4,000 to 8,000 years ago.

How Did Belief Evolve?

An anthropologist traces the development of Homo sapiens’ most creative and destructive force, from the making of stone tools to the rise of religions.

¿Cómo evolucionó la capacidad de creer?

Un antropólogo rastrea el desarrollo de la fuerza más creativa y destructiva de Homo sapiens, desde la fabricación de herramientas de piedra al surgimiento de las religiones.
chimpanzees being human

Chimpanzees Can’t Tell Us Much About Being Human

Although there is merit in recognizing how we resemble our primate relatives, sometimes we need to understand what sets our species apart.
One MMA fighter pounds another fighter who is limp, laying flat on the mat, while a referee attempts to intervene.

Why Are Humans Violent?

From fights over a parking space, to marauding bands of outlaws, to global conflicts, we seem to be a violent species. What lies behind these episodes?
Human sex evolution - Mammalian sexual reproduction merges the DNA of two organisms, which offers greater flexibility to the offspring.

Nature’s Most Creative Copulators

Why have humans taken mammalian sex to a whole new level?