david p. barash

  • The Wild World of Threats

    Animals, including us, evolved to bluster and bluff at their peril.

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    Life Beyond Human Has to Play by the Rules

    A zoologist explains why complex life anywhere depends on natural selection.

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    Just Because It’s Natural Doesn’t Mean It’s Good

    We are well advised to not lose track of evolution’s dark side.

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    Why We Stink at Tackling Climate Change

    Global threats result from human culture outrunning human biology.

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    What Good Is Grandma?

    The growing role of grandparents in raising children is right in line with human biology.

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    How Necking Shaped the Giraffe

    The private life of the African giant offers a remarkable view on evolution.