The more than half mile long wall, called the Blinkerwall, was likely used by Stone Age hunter-gatherers to herd reindeer toward a shooting blind.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s academic portfolio review wrapped up earlier in January. There were recommendations for more than a dozen program cuts, and the stated goal was to collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators to better meet student needs. But many say the process was flawed.
Amber Wutich, an anthropologist and newly minted 'MacArthur genius,' says water scarcity is a human-caused problem that requires human-generated solutions.
Researchers have found evidence of horseback riding in skeletal remains of people who lived about 5,000 years ago, adding to a body of research on when people first started using horses to get around.
People who lose track of time aren't rude, researchers say — they may just be listening to their inner timekeeper instead of an external clock. Living according to "event time" has its benefits.
What made us human might have had less to do with men out hunting, and a lot more to do with what was going on at home — with grandmas and babies.
In step with Matthew Engelke's book published Tuesday, Barbara J. King says thinking anthropologically has never been more critical than in today's world, where assumptions are made and shared widely.
Anthropologist James Suzman has lived with one of the last groups of hunter-gatherers. And it's made him rethink his perspective on the Western lifestyle.