Pick Up 2014′s Most Popular Book on Human Evolution – Chip Walter’s Last Ape Standing


The New York Times Book Review called it “a lively journey.” The New Yorker, “engaging … sheds a fascinating light on our evolutionary success,” and Kirkus Reviews, “engrossing.” It’s been published in four languages and is a Chautauqua Institution Literary …

Machines R Us? The Melding of Humans and High Technology Has Begun, Literally, And a New Species is Coming


For some time now the lines between biology and technology, reality and virtuality and humans and machines have been blurring. Now we’re seeing it happening in the mainstream marketplace.

Neanderthals: Why Us and Not Them?


Chip Walter, author of “Last Ape Standing,” describes what we know about the Neanderthal’s day-to-day life and why Homo sapiens were better adapted to survive and thrive in this Wall Street Journal article.

Mating With Neanderthals and Other Joys of Prehistoric Life – Four Creatures You Didn’t Know You Were So Close To


By Chip Walter Recently the Internet was all atwitter after Harvard molecular biologist George Church was quoted in Der Spiegel as having said eventually an “adventurous female human” will be needed to act as a surrogate mother …