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Why Dwarfism?

Caitlin Schrein , June 17th, 2016


In the immortal words of Lennon and McCartney, “I read the news today, oh boy.” By now, you have probably read the news, too, about the discovery of…


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Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh … and Hominins?

Caitlin Schrein , May 24th, 2016


Ligers, tigons, and pizzlies, oh my! What do these critters have in common? They are the offspring of animals that belong to distinct lineages, or populations that have…


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Should Chimps Be Considered People Under the Law?

Jay Schwartz , May 11th, 2016


A New York State Supreme Court ruling in 2014 decided that chimpanzees are not persons with rights because they cannot bear legal duties and responsibilities. But this is…


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The First Butchers

Daniel Salas , February 23rd, 2016


Living humans, all 7.3 billion of us, are classified as Homo sapiens. That means we are all part of the same species; our genus is Homo, meaning “man,”…


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Monkeys All the Way Down

Daniel Salas , January 28th, 2016


Everyone’s likely heard it or seen it written on a protest sign: “I didn’t evolve from a monkey.” It’s a well-worn refrain of those who resist the evolutionary…


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anthro in the news 8/24/15

anthropologyworks , August 23rd, 2015


Islamic State vision driven by dreams An article in the Independent (U.K.) draws on a recent paper by Durham University emeritus reader in anthropology Iain Edgar regarding the role…


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Annual Review of Anthropology, Climate Change, Anthropocene

Jason Antrosio , January 25th, 2015


This is a guest post by Sean Seary, a Hartwick College graduate interested in understanding human interactions with biological and social environments, and how anthropology can use that…


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Anthropology Blogs Update – June 2014

Jason Antrosio , June 22nd, 2014


It’s been too long since the last entry, and I’ve been notified of some new anthropology blogs–or ones I had not known about. Thank you for the update–the…


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Anthropology Blogs 2014

Jason Antrosio , February 7th, 2014


Update 2015: This is the archive page for 2014 Anthropology Blogs. Click Anthropology Blogs 2015 for a current list and see also the Anthropology Blogs 2013 and 2012…


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