The Evolving Father

How fatherhood differs across cultures and through time

Thanks for the Mutations, Dad

Fathers can provide lots of things to their children. They can provide lots of new mutations, for example. About 80% of new mutations may trace to fathers, with the number of new mutations increasing with older paternal age. Read More

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Peter B. Gray, Ph.D., is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the coauthor of Fatherhood.

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