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The Mate Selection Trapdoor

Tracing the evolution of hidden sexual preferences.

Why Females Decide What’s Beautiful

Uncovering the nature of sexual selection.

Darwin’s Lost Beetle Is Back

When Mollusks Fall in Love

Two stories from the remarkable work of Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas.

The Rise and Fall of the English Sentence

The surprising forces influencing the complexity of the language we speak and write.

Why Beauty Is Not Universal

How to Tell If You’re a Supertaster

For one thing, you won’t like IPAs.

Is the Modern Mass Extinction Overrated?

We are ignoring the gains that balance the losses.