All Stories by Erin Wayman

  1. Humans

    Genetics show humans likely trace back to Africa

    Our history began looking ever more complex once geneticists revealed our ancestors picked up new DNA as they traveled across time and continents.

  2. Humans

    The ultimate genealogical search hunts for our earliest ancestors

    The complex search to identify humans’ most distant cousins is long, complex and far from straightforward. It’s also far from over.

  3. Animals

    The moon has power over animals

    The moon is known for its tidal effects. But its light also can exert a powerful influence on animals large and small.

  4. Planets

    Does the moon influence people?

    Unless you believe in werewolves (and you shouldn’t), there are few compelling data to suggest the moon has a big effect on people.

  5. How teachers cultivate young scientists

  6. Humans

    World’s oldest pots

  7. Earth

    Big quake, little destruction