Dawn Starin

Anthropologist Dawn Starin has spent decades doing research mostly in Africa and Asia on primates—human and nonhuman. Her articles have appeared in publications as varied as Behaviour, Critical Asian Studies, Gastronomica, The Humanist, The New York Times, Philosophy Now and Scientific American.

Recent Stories

The way they live, the food they eat, and the effect on us

A true but unlikely tale

Story and Photographs by William Rowan

Increasing day length on the early Earth boosted oxygen released by photosynthetic cyanobacteria.

Genomic evidence shows that Denisovans and modern humans may have overlapped in Wallacea.