(R)evolutionary Biology

David P. Barash is an evolutionary biologist and professor of psychology at the University of Washington; his most recent book is Out of Eden: The Surprising Consequences of Polygamy.

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  • Dr. Strangelove Resurfaces

    by David P. Barash

    The bizarre possibility exists that under President Trump, the United States may at last get some leverage out of its nuclear arsenal.

  • People are Polygynous

    by David P. Barash

    Here is some of the evidence (btw, we’re also polyandrous).

  • What the Prostate Gland Can Teach Us About War-Fighting

    by David P. Barash

    A clue:  The lesson of natural selection is that even mathematically precise systems fall short of perfection. We should keep this in mind as we assess what led to the bombing of a hospital run by Doctors without Borders.
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