Our understanding of evolution has come a long way since the times of Charles Darwin, and yet it is still controversial in many parts of society. Evolutionary studies show beautifully how humans are a part of the history of life, and how important it is for us to understand it, now more than ever.

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How Stories Reshape Our Brain

Storytelling may be what makes us human. But where does it come from?

The Only Species That Opposes Same-Sex Activity

Is same-sex behavior natural?

The Mystery of the Shortest Human Species

There once lived an actual dwarf human species

How Will Our Senses Evolve in the Future?

There’s a lot to learn from the evolution of senses

Would You Like to Live Forever?

The race for the elixir of life is underway

Can You Spot the Human Embryo?

This may prove much more difficult than you think

Should We De-extinct Animals?

Scientists are working to bring back extinct species. Exciting or creepy?

The Stones That Made Us

Toolmaking gave us more than you might think

How Many Human Species Exist Today?

Believe it or not, there are ghosts in our DNA

Did Animal Domestication Go Too Far?

Domestic animals make up a huge 66% of the biomass of vertebrates on earth

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Are We More Evolved Than Cockroaches?

You may not be the only one who deserves an A++ score in the Evolution Course

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Big Bang to AI: The Evolution of Music

The weird connection between Beyoncé and ancient fish

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The Grain That Domesticated Humans

The dramatic and incredible consequences of domesticating wheat

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The Evolutionary Tale of Gymnastics

Humans are the only animal that works out for fun. Why?

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From Herbs to AI: The Evolution of Medicine

From ancient healers to AI medical care and beyond

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The Amazing Story of Math and the Human Mind

Is the universe made of numbers? Can math unlock the secrets of reality?