The Most Common Darwinian Misconception About Female Sexuality

For decades, most evolutionary biologists based their understanding of female mating choice on a paper that turned out to be incorrect. The idea that females (including human ones) always choose the single "best" mate, rather than choosing promiscuity? Wrong. » 9/22/14 3:28pm 9/22/14 3:28pm

Evolutionary Anthropology to Ayn Rand: You Fail

Over at Slate, evolutionary anthropologist Eric Michael Johnson has a fascinating essay about what science has to say about Ayn Rand's theories of human nature. After immersing himself in Rand's work, Johnson set out to uncover what researchers in the field of evolutionary anthropology had discovered about human… » 10/09/12 10:19am 10/09/12 10:19am

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Science-themed e-books and mobile apps are beginning to account for a significant segment of the digital marketplace — and that segment is growing. » 2/21/12 12:39pm 2/21/12 12:39pm