SAPIENS

Anthropology / Everything Human

Stories

Human Nature

What Our Skeletons Say About the Sex Binary

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.

space colonization

Podcast

Is Space a Human Place?

Field Notes

For Chimps, Human Touch Can Hurt

An anthropologist spent two years studying care at chimpanzee sanctuaries in Cameroon. She left with a deeper appreciation of how human contact, though necessary to rehabilitate and heal rescued wildlife, can also leave lasting scars.

Marketplace

The Dream of the Green Hog Revolution