John Hawks

Sep. 27, 2013

Modern Humans Still Evolving, and Faster Than Ever

Recent evolution has given humans the ability to break down starch and digest cheese. Bon appetit!

human evolution, skin, cheese, digestion, enzymes, evolve, evolving, evolution, john hawks, paleoanthropology, paleontology, anthropology

Feb. 01, 2013

Preserving Science News in an Online World

Experts discuss how the internet impacts public perception of science.

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