Posts in: anthropology

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

It turns out that the best medicine is medicine

By | Posted September 21, 2017

Monkeying around

Monkeying around

Molecular anthropologist Todd Disotell balances research with outreach using his sense of humor

By | Posted March 7, 2016

To Save Himalayan Viagra, Localize It

To Save Himalayan Viagra, Localize It

Two Remote Villages Devise a Plan for Sustainably Managing Harvests of Yartsa Gunbu

By | Posted November 13, 2014

Did hunter-gatherers really spend more energy than modern humans?

Did hunter-gatherers really spend more energy than modern humans?

An anthropologist travels to Africa to find out

By | Posted March 21, 2014

Protecting marine life and human culture

Protecting marine life and human culture

A marine conservationist joins forces with fishermen to save fish habitats

By | Posted March 10, 2014

Rat memory implants, vaccines, and uncontacted Amazonians

Rat memory implants, vaccines, and uncontacted Amazonians

Our favorites from the week

By | Posted June 24, 2011

Invisible Artifacts

Invisible Artifacts

Ancient DNA holds the key to some of history’s mysterious migrations

By | Posted August 31, 2010