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Did Homo sapiens really outcompete Neanderthals? Genetics is rewriting the story of human evolution

Did Homo sapiens really outcompete Neanderthals? Genetics is rewriting the story of human evolution

Tim Flannery | 
Homo sapiens evolved in Africa around 300,000 years ago, and between 177,000 and 194,000 years ago they colonized what is ...

Why are we good to one another?

H. Allen Orr | 
Altruism may seem a good thing—unless you happen to be an evolutionary biologist. Then it may seem a mixture of ...

Was Nicholas Wade too speculative on race in “A Troublesome Inheritance”?

H. Allen Orr | 
New York Times science writer Nicholas Wade’s main claim in his new book "A Troublesome Inheritance" is that human races ...

Can they patent your genes?

Daniel J. Kevles | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Can genes be patented? This spring, the Supreme Court will hear a case that ...
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