From medieval villages in Transylvania to war-torn countries in South America and North Africa, evidence of human endurance and strength is everywhere—even in the midst of devastation.
Astonishing new research shows that fossil teeth, like trees, contain detailed records of the environments in which they grew.
The best-selling author and New York Times columnist shares stories, jokes, and lessons learned from writing his latest book about heredity.
Society increasingly accepts gender identity as existing along a spectrum. The study of people, and their remains, shows that sex should be viewed the same way.
We’ve all been taught that human fertilization is an Olympic-style competition. The truth is that it’s much more like a gigantic lottery.
Many of us believe our ancestors lived much shorter lives than we do. Cutting-edge archaeology shows otherwise.