Sara Sacks

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Brain area unique to humans linked to cognitive powers

1/28/2014 02:30:00 PM<p>Oxford University researchers have identified an area of the human brain that appears unlike anything in the brains of some of …

Oldest Roman temple to date unearthed in Rome

1/29/2014 05:00:00 PM<p>Archaeologists excavating a site in central Rome say they've uncovered what may be oldest known temple from Roman …

Why It's Hard To Talk About Attraction In Race And Culture

A few years ago, a woman named Elaine Dove tried an experiment on Craigslist. She created three ads, each with a different treatment of her racial and cultural background:<p>"The first described me accurately: gothic, Asian-American, alternative, artistic, inquisitive, intelligent, adventurous. The …

Humans are more than clever apes? Don't make me laugh

Just how special do you think you are? How different do you think you are from other animals? Do you think of yourself as an animal or do you see yourself, and your fellow humans, as somehow set apart from the rest of the animal kingdom?<p>Most of us – and I would unashamedly label us as the sensible …

Humanity’s forgotten return to Africa revealed in DNA

Call it humanity’s unexpected U-turn. One of the biggest events in the history of our species is the exodus out of Africa some 65,000 years ago, the …

Anthropology