CASHP Research Stories

W. Andrew Barr

Origin of Human Genus May Have Occurred by Chance

A GW researcher’s paper challenges the claim that the genus Homo originated in response to environmental changes.
Bonobos. Baby hanging off mother.

Bonobos May Resemble Humans More Than You Think

A GW researcher examined a great ape species’ muscles and found they are more closely related to humans than common chimpanzees.
A wild red-bellied lemur in Madagascar

Locating Lemurs: Facial Recognition Tech Tracks Endangered Species

The same facial recognition technology used to catch criminals can now track an endangered species — and possibly save it from extinction.