Latest Anthropology Stories
Couples getting married are increasingly using social networking to great advantage when planning their wedding, report the experts at The Pavilion at Lane End following a new survey.
A University of Oklahoma-led study has demonstrated that ancient DNA can be used to understand ancient human microbiomes.
One of the major features of the Australian Archaeological Association's Conference at the University of Wollongong this week was the unveiling of the face of Homo floresiensis – popularly known as the "Hobbit."
Scientists have searched for the origin of modern human behavior and technological advancement among our early African ancestors for a long time.
The origin and dispersal of modern humans and modern human behavior are key interests in Paleolithic archaeology and anthropology.
A University of Utah study produced new mathematical support for a theory that explains why men in some cultures often feed and care for their sisters' children: where extramarital sex is common and accepted, a man's genes are more likely to be passed on by their sister's kids than by their wife's kids.
Our ancestors about 3.5 million years ago had a diet that mainly consisted of tropical grasses and sedges, according to a new study.
Turkey Weddings has celebrated another successful season of wedding planning and welcomed a surge of bookings for beach weddings set in the chic and uber romantic Oludeniz resort. (PRWEB)
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 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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