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2012-09-08 07:49:12

Just hours after announcing that they would consider extending their hunt for the lost grave of King Richard III, archaeologists revealed that they had discovered evidence of a lost garden that brings them one step closer.

2012-08-31 23:01:53

“Introduction to Ethnography” Offered in Popular Virtual Classroom Format in September 2012

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

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.

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

2012-08-15 23:02:30

A Second Oregon European Wax Center Franchise anticipates a successful Grand Opening by giving away Free Body waxing for a week Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 14,

The Evolutionary History Of Humans In Europe
2012-08-15 13:28:42

New analytical techniques are changing long-held, simplistic views about the evolutionary history of humans in Europe.

Men Seek Out Heavier Women In Stressful Times
2012-08-09 13:51:19

New research from England has concluded that men in stressful life situations tend to seek out larger women, despite traditionally seeking younger, thinner females under normal circumstances...

What Did Early Hominins Eat?
2012-08-09 08:16:46

An international team of scientists has reconstructed the dietary preferences of 3 groups of hominins found in South Africa.


Latest Anthropology Reference Libraries

Primatology
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...

Zooarchaeology
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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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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