A panel on the probable lack of aggressiveness by early hominids, held at the February AAAS meeting in St. Louis, gained a lot of subsequent notice in the major international media. Interviewers for BBC News, National Geographic, New Scientist, and numerous others focused on the work of several prominent scientists who presented at the panel […]

Readers of Robert M. Sapolsky’s sprightly book A Primate’s Memoir doubtless treasure memories of his adventures in Africa and his insights into the affairs of the baboons that he spied on, lived with, and darted with sedatives. His latest article, in the current issue of the prestigious journal Foreign Affairs, may leave out the travel/adventure […]