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Archaeology Expands Beyond Traditional Scope Into Other Sciences
2012-05-01 08:00:35

The popular perception of archaeology is a team of dusty individuals in wide-brimmed hats unearthing treasures from a pharaoh’s tomb or an ancient collection of Native American artifacts.

Study Supports Theory That Migration Brought Agriculture To Europe
2012-04-27 07:44:30

A new analysis of ancient DNA belonging to a quartet of Stone Age humans has shed new light on how agriculture may have spread from the Middle East into Europe.

2012-04-26 23:02:46

BrideLive.com, a one-of-a-kind technology which provides wedding and event professionals a place to instantly meet online with brides, has officially launched a new blog focused on providing Wedding

Study Finds Twist To The Story Of The Number Line
2012-04-26 10:15:48

Yupno of Papua New Guinea provide clues to the concept's origins – and suggest familiar notion of time may not be straightforward, either

2012-04-22 23:01:32

The Albany Bliss Bridal Exhibition is set to be the country’s biggest bridal and wedding expo this year for those who are planning to get married in style. Denmark,

2012-04-19 23:00:37

Taught by Eliot Cowan, the founder of The Blue Deer Center and author of Plant Spirit Medicine, this experiential week-long course in Plant Spirit Medicine is designed for anyone who’s interested

2012-04-19 23:00:07

This is the King of all baby shower gifts for dad.


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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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