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October 27, 2014
-   Paleontology

Salamanders Regrew Limbs 300 Million Years Ago
Salamanders are the only four-limbed vertebrates which can regrow lost limbs, and exceptionally well-preserved fossils suggest that their early ancestors shared this ability.
October 19, 2014
-   Health

Second Hand Stress: It’s Real
You are probably aware of the concept of second-hand smoke, which increases the risk of disease and death. You should probably be aware of another deadly scourge: second-hand stress.
October 16, 2014
-   Mind

Beauty is in the In-Group of the Beholded
Attraction is more than physical traits. Find out what else counts.
October 15, 2014
-   Paleontology

Where there are Ants, there are Ant Lovers
Scientists recently discovered the oldest known myrmecophile (“ant-lover”), an amber-encased parasitic beetle which lived when ants were rare but poised to proliferate.
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?
Editors
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
From left to right
  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