Latest Anthropology Stories

CSI Help From GIS Mapping Software
2012-09-26 04:39:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at the Ohio State University have used a common, commercially available type of mapping software to determine whether patterns of change inside the bones of human remains could reveal how the bones were used during life. The research, which was published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, could provide forensic scientists with a new tool to help identify bodies and solve crimes. “Our bones adapt...

2012-09-20 23:01:42

The Grow Taller 4 Idiots program helps people become taller through height training exercises. Health Review Center completed a full Grow Taller 4 Idiots review to reveal how Grow Taller 4 Idiots works. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 The Grow Taller 4 Idiots program is an e-book created by Dr. Darwin Smith, who spent many years on studying and experimenting with this program. After the author launched the product, people have raised many questions regarding whether this e-book is...

2012-09-18 23:03:29

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2012-09-08 07:49:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Just hours after announcing that they would consider extending their hunt for the lost grave of King Richard III if they felt they were closing in on its location, a group of UK archaeologists revealed that they had discovered evidence of a lost garden that brings them one step closer to finding the late monarch's final resting place. The team, which is being led by University of Leicester archaeologists, reported Friday...

2012-08-31 23:01:53

“Introduction to Ethnography” Offered in Popular Virtual Classroom Format in September 2012 Marlboro, MA (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 The popular eLearning training series from Research Rockstar is adding an essential new offering to its lineup. “Introduction to Ethnography” has been added and has dates starting in September. Ethnography has been a niche market research methodology for decades, but with the recent increase in observational methods overall, its practice is...

Human Skull Discovery Forces Rethink On Modern Man's Migration
2012-08-22 13:37:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A human skull that was recently found in Southeast Asia provides new details in the story of modern man´s migration out of Africa, through Asia, and beyond to the Pacific. While anthropologists have long theorized that humans emerged from Africa and into East and Southeast Asia around 60,000 years ago, there has been a significant lack of fossil evidence to support these claims. The earliest skull fossil evidence in the region had...

50 Years After The Leakeys, Dawn Of Humanity Illuminated In Special Journal Edition
2012-08-21 10:16:51

Wits' scientists are part of the most comprehensive research to come out of Olduvai in East Africa since the early 1980s The first systematic, multidisciplinary results to come out of research conducted on the edge of the Serengeti at the rich palaeoanthropological site in the Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania since that produced by Louis and Mary Leakey's team, have recently been published in a special issue of the prestigious Journal of Human Evolution. Professor Marion Bamford, deputy...

Latest Anthropology Reference Libraries

2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

2013-09-30 13:29:48

Zooarchaeology is the study of animal remains including shells, bones, hides, scales, DNA, chitin, and hair. Shells and bones are most frequently studied because these do not decay at a fast rate, but most remains do not survive because they break or decompose. In eastern areas of North America, Zooarchaeology developed over three periods. The first, known as the Formative period, occurred in the 1860s and was not a specific area of study at that time. The second period, known as the...

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