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When Colorblind Parenting Meets Anti-racism

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An Ethiopian-born biological anthropologist and father dissects the “myth of race” and reflects on his own deepening understanding of racism in the U.S.

Ancient hominins had small brains like apes, but longer childhoods like humans

Using conventional and synchrotron computed tomography, we scanned eight fossil crania, which allowed us to explore patterns of brain growth.

Dikika Foot Anatomy Explained in New "Science Advances" Paper

More than 3 million years ago, our ancient human ancestors, including their toddler-aged children, were standing on two feet and walking upright, according to a new study.