Anthropology

Here's a new study to help figure out “the hardest problem in science”: The origins of human language.
DNA analysis of Britain's oldest complete skeleton reveals the first modern Britons had "dark to black skin" and dark hair.
Humans may have migrated out of Africa much earlier than scientists previously believed.
In response to the Saturday, Aug. 12 happenings in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a woman was killed by a driver while
Tribal leaders view Rep. John Curtis' bill on Bears Ears as another "shameful" attack on sovereignty.
Co-authored by Sarp Aksel MD Montefiore Medical Center, Lauren Broussard MSW, MPH DrPH(c) Columbia University, Meghan Eagen
By Ed Yong On Wednesday, a team of scientists unveiled a newly discovered dinosaur that had the body and sickle-clawed feet
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe of Massachusetts is determined to teach its children their ancestors' language.
Everything from the way we look to the way we sleep could be affected by their DNA.
America is in decline. Just ask a modern educator. To be clear, this is not a commentary about anemic economic results, mounting
By Maria Madison, ScD Whether through a painting, artifact or object, thoughtful museums and historic sites share stories
Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow Pine Ridge, South Dakota Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, as she wrote herself on Facebook, “first took breath
The ancestors of modern humans may have gotten genital herpes from a now-extinct relative.