anthropology

 
Study signals enduring racism in science
Study signals enduring racism in science
In 1937, the zoology department at Stellenbosch University enlisted 133 men for a study. At the time, the field of physical anthropology was...
Storytelling an evolutionary tool of our humanity
Storytelling an evolutionary tool of our humanity
Author Ursula Kroeber Le Guin once wrote that “there have been a great many societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no...
The Anthropocene equation measures the impact of humans
The Anthropocene equation measures the impact of humans
Humans are now the dominant force in changes to the Earth. This is according to a new equation, drawn up by scientists at the Australian National...
Humans wipe out wildlife at speed
Humans wipe out wildlife at speed
In the past four decades the human race has managed to wipe out more than half of all wildlife, pushing its consumption levels so high that 1.5...
Mission to extinction
Mission to extinction
Anthropologists and indigenous leaders have warned that a London Natural History Museum expedition to Paraguay could lead to "genocide" and they're...
Helping the army aim higher
Helping the army aim higher
In May Michael V Bhatia became a casualty of the US Army's "human terrain" programme. Studying for a political science doctorate at Oxford, he was...

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