Westerners have long shunned obese people, and this attitude now pervades much of the globe. Was this always the case?
Astonishing new research shows that fossil teeth, like trees, contain detailed records of the environments in which they grew.
Around the world, at least two billion people routinely consume insects. One anthropologist believes geography and colonization can explain why some populations are too squeamish to stomach such foods.
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.
A 3,200-year-old piece of cheese from Egypt is providing more evidence about how humans evolved to consume dairy products.
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.