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Mar 2022

“The secret to great hair? Evolution” – SYFY Wire

Mar 2022

“New study sheds light on human hair evolution” - UMass News & Media Relations; Front page of

Jul 2021

Quoted in “The Hairy Origins of Our Sweat Glands” - by Sarah Everts in Science Friday


Oct 2020

Quoted in “Fact-checking On The Rocks’ dubious dad wisdom” – by Sydney Gore in A24 Films Notes

Aug 2020

“Chimp off the old block: For chimpanzees, grey hair is not a sign of ageing” – The Focus


Jul 2020

“A Chimp's Gray Hair Doesn't Have Much to Do With Age” – Treehugger


Jul 2020

“Les cheveux gris ne sont pas un signe de vieillissement chez les chimpanzés” (Gray hair is not a sign of aging in chimpanzees) – Yahoo News France


Jul 2020

“Chimpansee met veel grijze haren hoeft niet per se heel oud te zijn” (Chimpanzees with a lot of gray hair do not necessarily have to be very old) – Scientias, The Netherlands

Jan 2020

“Connecting the prehistoric past to the global future” – National Science Foundation Research News


Dec 2019

“New research finds the ‘ancient past’ matters as much as present climate and human impacts in explaining global biodiversity patterns” - UMass News & Media Relations; Front page of


Dec 2019

“Connecting the prehistoric past to the global future” - EurekAlert!


Jul 2019

Quoted in and research featured in “Cool down with the slick science of sweat” - by Katherine Wu in NOVA PBS


Sep 2018

Quoted in “Human gene mutation may have paved the way for long-distance running” – by Meilan Solly in Smithsonian


Sep 2018

Quoted in “This broken gene may have turned our ancestors into marathoners—and helped humans conquer the world” – by Elizabeth Pennisi in Science


Summer 2018

“Gonna make you sweat” - UMass, the Magazine of the University of Massachusetts Amherst


Mar 2018

“New study from UMass Amherst anthropologists examines the evolution of mammalian perspiration” - UMass News & Media Relations; Front page of

Dec 2017

“Kamilar appointed Editor-in-Chief of Evolutionary Anthropology” - Inside UMass


Nov 2016

“New anthropology findings at UMass” - The Recorder


Oct 2016

“Anthropologist finds past climates more important to species’ distribution than modern climate” – Inside UMass


Oct 2016

“Past climate linked to mammal communities in Africa today” – Archaeology News Network


Oct 2016

“Past climate linked to mammal communities today” - EurekAlert!


Oct 2016

“Past climate, not current changes, key to some mammal communities” – ClimateWire


Dec 2013

“Humans and chimps share cultural roots, study says” – Los Angeles Times,0,5582446.story

Dec 2013

“Researchers find that cultural evolution is similar for humans and chimpanzees” – Arizona State University News


Dec 2013

“Kultur: Wissen verbreitet sich bei Schimpanse und Mensch gleich” (Culture: knowledge spreads equally in chimpanzees and humans) - Der Spiegel Online


Dec 2013

“Kultur gibt's auch im Affenreich” (Culture is also in the ape kingdom) – German Public Broadcasting WDR5 Leonardo


Dec 2013

“Alle origini della capacità di evoluzione culturale” (The origins of the capacity of cultural evolution) - Scientific American Italian Edition evoluzione_cultura_contagio_sociale_uomo_scimpanz_orango-1922868/


Oct 2013

Quoted in “Afraid of snakes? Your pulvinar may be to blame” – by Carl Zimmer in the New York Times


Feb 2013

“The nocturnal mammalian eye” – Academic Minute on Northeast Public Radio

Dec 2012

“Did trichromatic color vision and red hair color co-evolve in primates?” – Featured article on the American Society of Primatologists website


Oct 2012

“New study shows effects of prehistoric nocturnal life on mammalian vision” – Science Daily


Feb 2012

“The debate over dinosaur sight” – Smithsonian Magazine’s Dinosaur Tracking Blog


Aug 2011

Quoted in “The cultured chimpanzees” – by Gayathri Vaidyanathan in Nature


Jun 2011

“Snake-spotting theory brings primate vision into focus” – Smithsonian Magazine, Surprising Science Blog


Mar 2011

“Can you see the monkey up there” - Dr. Jerry Coyne’s (U. Chicago) blog associated with his book, Why Evolution is True


Dec 2008

“More walking leads to more offspring” - United Press International


Dec 2008

“Increased daily travel in animals leads to more offspring” - Newswise

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