Originally published 01/04/2016
‘Roots’ sparked an African-American quest for identity through family history. Does DNA finally provide firm grounds?
Originally published 11/06/2015
Contemporary society is dangerously unprepared for the dramatic changes it is about to experience.
Originally published 07/08/2015
This Research Suggests Why Historians Have to Begin Acknowledging that Biology Is a Key Factor in a Person’s Politics
John R. Hibbing, Kevin B. Smith, and John R. Alford
Lab experiments conducted around the world demonstrate a relationship between political beliefs and physiological response to disgusting, threatening, or simply disquieting aspects of life.
Originally published 10/13/2014
Advances in genealogy and DNA analysis tell surprising and disturbing stories about the heritage we think we know
Originally published 10/14/2013
David A. Hollinger
Can STEM and the humanities ever get along?
Originally published 03/25/2015
Stone Age Brain
Today scientists are a lot less confident than they used to be about the effect our genes have on our behavior. No one gene determines if we'll rob a bank, do somersaults, or win the Nobel Prize.
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