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‘Animism’ recognizes how animals, places and plants have power over humans...

Justine Buck Quijada, Wesleyan University A movement known as “new animism,” which seeks to secure personhood rights for nonhuman...

What’s next for ancient DNA studies after Nobel Prize honors groundbreaking...

Mary Prendergast, Rice University For the first time, a Nobel Prize recognized the field of anthropology, the study of...

Human skin stood up better to the sun before there were...

Nina G. Jablonski, Penn State Human beings have a conflicted relationship with the sun. People love sunshine, but then...

Ukraine’s war has shattered some friendships and family ties – but...

Greta Uehling, University of Michigan War does more than displace civilians, or kill them. When wars are waged in...

Old age isn’t a modern phenomenon – many people lived long...

Sharon DeWitte, University of South Carolina Every year I ask the college students in the course I teach about...

Handwritten diaries may feel old fashioned, but they offer insights that...

Paula Vene Smith, Grinnell College The first time I taught a college course called “The London Diary” for young...

Why the world has a lot to learn about conservation –...

John Ziker, Boise State University Twenty-five years ago, when I was a young anthropologist working in northern Siberia, the...

New research suggests modern humans lived in Europe 10,000 years earlier...

Ludovic Slimak, Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès; Clément Zanolli, Université de Bordeaux; Jason E. Lewis, Stony Brook University (The State University of...

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Does it pay to get a double major in college?

Christos Makridis, Stanford University Students are bombarded with an array of competing opportunities during college, all with the promise that each...