Evolution & Anatomy

Nick Holowka

Dr. Nick Holowka

Postdoctoral Researcher
Manager of the Skeletal Biology Laboratory

Humans have evolved remarkable feet that enable our unique form of bipedalism, but the different roles that muscles and ligamentous tissues play in …

Peabody Museum 53F

Daniel E. Lieberman

Daniel E. Lieberman

Department Chair, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology
Edwin M. Lerner II Professor of Biological Sciences
Affiliate, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

The basic question I ask — why does the human body look and function the way it does— requires an evolutionary perspective because nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.

Peabody Museum 53H
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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Skeletal Biology Lab

The Skeletal Biology Lab group studies the evolution and function of the musculo-skeletal system, with a primary focus on using morphometric and experimental approaches …