Breastfeeding conjures images of a mother and a baby, skin-to-skin, unfettered by technology. Many people believe that breastfeeding is instinctual, second nature, effortless. In reality, breastfeeding is a skill that humans, like other primates, acquire through social learning 2,491 more words
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Tracing DNA From The First Americans
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In this clip from the 2014 World Science Festival program “It’s All Relatives,” Stony Brook University evolutionary geneticist Brenna Henn talks about Native American genetics and ancient DNA with broadcast journalist Randall Pinkston.
(1980’s | academese | “leader of the pack,” “take-charge guy,” “macho man,” “dominant male”)
This expression takes advantage of the fact that we are animals and there is something very satisfying about showing direct analogies between human and animal behavior. 725 more words