Daniel E. Lieberman

Oct. 30, 2009

Running Research

It's the fall marathon season -- so we're taking a look at the science of running.

running, race, speed, evolution, physiology

May. 08, 2009

The Hobbit Debate

Are the 'hobbit bones' found in an Indonesian cave from a different species, or from modern humans suffering from bone deformations?

hobbit, hominid, hominin, human ancestors, anthropology

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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