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November 17, 2019
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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman
By Nsikan Akpan
Unlike modern cushioned shoes, calluses both protect your feet and allow you to feel the ground you walk on.
By Vicky Stein
The announcement of a new species of ancient human (more correctly hominin) from the Philippines will cause a lot of head-shaking among anthropologists and archaeologists.
By Darren Curnoe, The Conversation
Religion is a fundamental feature of humanity, but did our ancestors need it to form complex societies?…
An anthropologist explores why there’s no one-size-fits-all model of child-rearing advice for all the world’s parents.
By Alma Gottlieb, The Conversation
By Kristin Hugo
Evolutionary biologists can use this new equation to test their ideas for how the human brain got so big.
Bone scans of Lucy, our ever popular human ancestor, suggest early hominins may have spent millions of years “monkeying around” in trees.
By Claire Bowern, The Conversation
A Yale linguist explains how many colors exist in your language’s rainbow.
By Lora Strum
A new study shows only cultures previously exposed to western music form opinions on consonance and dissonance, an element of music theory that establishes consonant chords as more aurally pleasing…
Will U.S. Army Corps of Engineers return the Kennewick Man's remains now that they've been found to be closely related to Native Americans?…
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