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  • Scott: Education for education’s sake not worth it

     
    Rick Scott's recipe for improving education in Florida is simple. Spend the state's money wisely. Here's what Scott means by spending state money wisely: “We're spending a lot of money on education, and when you look at the results, it's not great,&...
  • Anthropologists tell Scott he is “short sighted”

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott isn't making friends with anthropologists. The governor has singled out the field numerous times over the past few days when talking about the need for more science and engineering professionals. On a Daytona radio show...
  • A boy's bones: With grisly discovery, an old mystery is unraveled

     
    L.A. Longreads: The mystery of the boy in the chimney...
  • University of Chicago mourns ‘compassionate’ Naperville man who died in road rage incident

     
    Members of the University of Chicago community reacted Friday to the death of a Naperville man who died after injuries sustained in a road rage …...
  • Casey Anthony: Is defendant being humanized?

     
    WFTV's Steve Barrett said, "The most dramatic moments of the morning came after a forensic anthropologist explained how Caylee's skeletal remains were found scattered in the woods and damaged by weather and wildlife," Barrett reported. "That testimony...
  • Science Explains Ancient Copper Artifacts

     
    EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern University researchers ditched many of their high-tech tools and turned to large stones, fire and some old-fashioned elbow grease to recreate …...
  • Nonhuman primates and humans have similar aging patterns, study shows

     
    When it comes to getting older, humans aren't so special after all. It turns out their pattern of aging isn't too different from most other primates, such as chimpanzees, monkeys and baboons, new research shows. A team led by Anne......
  • 'Community' recap: And the baby daddy is ...

     
    On this week's "Community," Shirley has her baby during the anthropology final exam. And too bad for Chang, Andre's the father....
  • Egypt may have turned off the Internet one phone call at a time

     
    Egypt's shutdown of the Internet within its borders is an action unlike any other in the history of the Internet and it might have only taken a few phone calls to do it. "It's something I've never seen, its totally unprecedented," said James Cowie, the...
  • Mother of Mitrice Richardson wants daughter's body exhumed

     
    The mother of Mitrice Richardson and an anthropologist working with the family have requested that the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the coroner's office exhume Richardson's body for further testing that might shed light on how she died. In....
  • Census, nation and migration: Who’s Puerto Rican enough?

     
    Guest Writer: Jorge Duany, Ph.D. Jorge Duany is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. He earned his Ph.D. in Latin American Studies, with a concentration in anthropology, at the University of California, Berkeley. He...