Ann Gibbons
Ann Gibbons

Ann Gibbons is a contributing correspondent for Science, where she has covered human evolution for more than a decade. She also is the author of The First Human: The Race to Discover Our Earliest Ancestors. She can be contacted at www.anngibbons.com.

Human Evolution
Oct. 11 2012 3:15 AMThe Neanderthal in My Family TreeNew genetic evidence shows our ancestors interbred with now-extinct species.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.