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Stories by Nina G. Jablonski2 articles archived since 1845

The Naked Truth: Why Humans Have No Fur

Recent findings lay bare the origins of human hairlessness—and hint that naked skin was a key factor in the emergence of other human traits

February 1, 2010 — Nina G. Jablonski

Skin Deep

Throughout the world, human skin color has evolved to be dark enough to prevent sunlight from destroying the nutrient folate but light enough to foster the production of vitamin D

May 1, 2003 — George Chaplin and Nina G. Jablonski

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