Pop Science Articles, Op-Eds, etc.


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Do-it-yourself kits to collect evidence could actually help rapists.” Newsday. 07-Oct 2019.

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Upcoming book leaves scientific possibility for existence of ‘Adam and Eve’.” USA Today. 04-Oct 2019.

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Stranger Danger: A Review of “The Human Swarm by Mark Moffett.Skeptic v24(4) 2019: p51-55.


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Ahead of Hickman’s ‘House of X’ and ‘Powers of X,’ an evolutionary biologist takes a look at the X-Men teaser” AiPT! 29-June 2019.


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Behe’s Last Stand: The Lion of Intelligent Design Roars Again.” [Cover Story] Skeptic v24(2) 2019: p36-41.


Darwin Devolves’ — who’s the one really going backward here? “Intelligent Design” is back, and more irrelevant than ever. AiPT! 12-Feb 2019.


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The Health Benefits of Playing Outside” NY Metro Parents. 27-Nov 2018.


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Reality Check: Are the X-men the ‘Next Step in Human Evolution’?” AiPT! 06-Nov 2018.


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(With Robert Trivers) “Does Trump Fit the Evolutionary Role of a Narcissistic Sociopath?” Arc Digital. 05-Nov 2018.


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The Beauty of Mutation and Imperfection” AiPT! 29-Oct 2018.


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The Evolutionary Quirk That Made Vitamin B12 Part of Our Diet.” Discover Magazine blog, “The Crux.” 13-Aug 2018.


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6 choses étonnantes que vous ignorez sur votre corps.” Huffington Post (France). 03-July 2018.


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We Can Thank Poor Evolutionary Design for Vitamin D Deficiencies.” Essay in Discover Magazine blog, The Crux.  10-July 2018.


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The Flawed Human Body: What would I Change if I could?Powell’s Books Blog:  08-May 2018.


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Five Questions about Human Errors for Proponents of Intelligent Design.” Skeptic v.23(3)2018: pp.2-6.


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“The Glitches that Make Us Human.” i. (“The i” Newspaper, UK) 22-May 2018.

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Evolution’s Worst Mistake? How About External Testicles?Undark Magazine. 18-May 2018.

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Cancer, mutations and the facts of life.” The Observer. 22-Apr 2018.




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The Botch of the Human Body.” The Wall Street Journal. 14-Apr 2018.



Screen Shot 2018-08-10 at 8.58.52 PMWhat Biology Can Teach Us about Crime and Justice.” Lents NH and Kazemian L. Skeptic v.22(4) Winter 2017: 12-19.


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Big News on Homo naledi: More Fossils and a Surprising Young Age.” Skeptic v.22(3) Fall 2017: 8-11.


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Paleoanthropology Wars: The Discovery of Homo naledi Has Generated Considerable Controversy in This Scientific Discipline.” Skeptic v.21(2). March 2016: 8-11.

Homo naledi and the Problems with the Homo Genus.” The Wildernist. (Univ. of North Carolina) Issue #3, October 2015.

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Carpi A and Lents NHResearch by Undergraduates Helps Underfinanced Colleges as Well as Students. Invited Op-Ed, 28 October 2013. The Chronicle of Higher Education.



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