News and Publications

October 5, 2016

Pinpointing the origin of changes could aid in treatment of disease-associated mutations

September 28, 2016

Do you avoid squats at the gym? Or avoid volunteering to be catcher at the kids' little league baseball game?

September 16, 2016

The Center for Evolution & Medicine hosted their Fall Featured Speaker, Ed Yong for a lecture on his new book, I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes within us and a Grander View of Life (2016)

August 5, 2016

The 2016 meeting on the International Society of Evolution, Medicine & Public Health took place on June 22-25th in Durham, North Carolina.

August 4, 2016

In April 2015, a collaboration between The Center for Evolution & Medicine and The Center for Academic Research & Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) hosted Ancient DNA and Human Evolution, a public symposium. Videos are now available here

June 16, 2016

The Evolution of Psychopathology was the theme of this year's Evolutionary Psychology Interdisciplinary Conference Series. 

June 8, 2016

Human well being often flourishes under conditions of cooperation with others and flounders during periods of external conflict and strife.

June 3, 2016

More than 150 years has passed since the publication of On the Origin of Species. Nevertheless, only recently has Darwin’s dangerous idea started to be applied to understand and explain human health.

June 1, 2016

Physicians for Ancestral Health is an international organization for medical doctors (MDs, DOs, and international equivalents), medical students and residents of all specialties

June 1, 2016

The Evolutionary Genomics of Sex Conference will be hosted in Tempe, Arizona from November 17-19, 2016. #ExSex16

May 26, 2016

With a focus on ‘Evolution… revolution… solutions in perio’, the conference saw hundreds of delegates flock to the Oxford Examination Schools to hear presentations from visionary and inspiring speakers from all over the world.

May 26, 2016

Symptoms of illness are not inevitably tied to an underlying disease --rather, many organisms, including humans, adapt their symptom expression to suit their needs. That's the finding of Arizona State University's Leonid Tiokhin, whose research appears in the Quarterly Review of Biology.