Postdoc position at Baylor

Postdoc position at Baylor

The Laboratory for Evolutionary Medicine (www.biologicalanthropology.org) at Baylor University is searching for a postdoctoral fellow, with a generous contract renewable for multiple years, to work with Dr. Michael Muehlenbein on a variety of projects relating to...

Cooperation and Conflict in Human Pregnancy

A new short review by David Haig will be of interest to all who study human reproduction and pregnancy. Haig, D. (2019). Cooperation and conflict in human pregnancy. Current Biology, 29(11), R455–R458. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.04.040 Abstract: For many...

Why Cancer Rates Increase with Age

A new article by Rozhok and DeGregori uses an evolutionary lens to propose a more sophisticated analysis of why cancer becomes more common with age, and the role of tissue ecology. Rozhok, A., & DeGregori, J. (2019). A generalized theory of age-dependent...

Evolutionary Medicine and Chronic Kidney Disease

A new article by Robert Chevalier offers a broad-ranging view of how evolutionary medicine can help to understand the epidemic of chronic kidney disease. It is open access for a limited time. Chevalier, R. L. (2019). Evolution, kidney development, and chronic kidney...

BJP article: Psychiatrists Need to Learn Evolution

In a new article in the British Journal of Psychiatry, four leaders of the Royal College of Psychiatry Evolutionary Psychiatry Special Interest Group make a case for including evolution education for all psychiatrists. Abed, R., Ayton, A., St John-Smith, P.,...