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April 17, 2014
-   Paleontology

Tiny Tyrannosaur Becomes Big News
Long before the Napoleon Complex became a common way to refer to those of us who are small but strong, the Nanuqsaurus hoglundi sauntered Alaska’s North Slope, unaware history would identify her as the smallest of the great tyrannosaurids.
April 15, 2014

Tiny Microbe Instigated Huge Permian Extinction
The Permian mass extinction coincided with the timing of a disruption in the Earth’s carbon cycle - but what, or who, played a part in the die-out?
April 11, 2014
-   Paleontology

Paleoartist John Gurche on Recreating Prehistoric Life: Part II
Paleoartist John Gurche has worked on the movie Jurassic Park, designed stamps for the US Postal Service, and recently crafted the sculptures for the Smithsonian Museum’s Hall of Human Origins. In his new book Shaping Humanity, Gurche delves into the data, research, creativity, and emotion employed in constructing the Smithsonian exhibit.
April 9, 2014
-   Paleontology

New Findings on Size of Paraves
20 million years before Archaeopteryx, dozens of dinosaurs were found to be light and winged, though not flapping their wings.
Media Entries
Rituals As Social Glue: An Interview With Harvey Whitehouse
Why are rituals such a pervasive feature of human social life? And what role might they have played in the evolution of our social behavior?
HBES Interview Series - Pete Richerson
This Pioneers of HBES series video features Peter J. Richerson, who pioneered the study of cultural evolution. His quest has developed and become intertwined with multilevel selection theory.
Adaptability vs  Resilience
What is the difference between adaptability and resilience?
Editor images David Sloan Wilson, Editor in Chief Robert Kadar, Founding Editor and Managing Director Robert Kurzban, Mind Editor Michael Blume, Religion Editor Terrence Burnham, Economy Editor Rafe Sagarin, Environment Editor Daniel Blumstein, Biology Editor Paula Mikkelsen, Paleontology Editor Guru Madhavan, Technology Editor Jiro Tanaka, Senior Editor and Arts Editor Gabrielle Principe, Education Editor Dominic Johnson, Politics Editor Lesley Newson, Culture Editor Joon Yun, Health Editor Kathryn Bowers, Associate Biology Editor Anthony Lopez, Associate Politics Editor
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  1. David Sloan Wilson, Editor in Chief

  2. Robert Kadar, Founding Editor and Managing Director

  3. Robert Kurzban, Mind Editor

  4. Michael Blume, Religion Editor

  5. Terrence Burnham, Economy Editor

  6. Rafe Sagarin, Environment Editor

  7. Daniel Blumstein, Biology Editor

  8. Guru Madhavan, Technology Editor

  9. Jiro Tanaka, Senior and Arts Editor

  10. Kathryn Bowers, Associate Biology Editor

  11. Gabrielle Principe, Education Editor

  12. Anthony Lopez, Associate Politics Editor

  13. Dominic Johnson, Politics Editor

  14. Lesley Newson, Culture Editor

  15. Paula Mikkelsen, Paleontology Editor

  16. Joon Yun, Health Editor