| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Smaller testicle size in men appears to be linked to greater involvement in child rearing, according to Georgia researchers.
The study, published recently in the journal PNAS, was conducted by anthropologists at Emory University in Atlanta and...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:37 PM
After many ups and downs, Congressional passage of comprehensive immigration reform now looks possible. In exchange for tighter border controls, an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants will receive a path to citizenship. The biggest players in the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Did civilization begin at the moment when the first human impaled a bit of meat on a twig and charred it over a lightning fire? Claude Lévi-Strauss had a theory about it, we are sure, but we haven't taken an anthropology class for a long, long time. At...
| Apr 9, 2013
When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Field Museum is offering scientists early retirement packages for the third time in five years as the institution struggles to cope with flat revenues and a high debt burden.
The offer was distributed Friday to 16 of the museum's 27 curators —...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Is college worth it?
Currently, it doesn't seem so for students hoping to get jobs in architecture, government, the humanities or arts after college.
Recent graduates with bachelor's degrees in those areas have been suffering high unemployment rates,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Dr. Jorge Duany is the Director of the Cuban Research Institute and Professor of Anthropology at Florida International University. He previously served as Acting Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Professor of Anthropology at the University of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:42 PM
It may look like a bunch of stuff scattered on a table, but these pieces of the past date back hundreds of years.
They were found on Washington and Lee's campus just last week.
Crews had started work on Robinson Hall, when members of the school's...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:15 AM
As a recent graduate of St. Mary's College of Maryland, I would like to express my disappointment and vehement disagreement with Anne D. Neal's commentary about the institution ("Campus cautionary tale," May 30).
I feel that it is unfair on many...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Anne D. Neal's recent commentary deriding St. Mary's College of Maryland unfairly paints the school with the same broad brush her organization has used to criticize colleges nationwide ("Cautionary campus tale," May 30).
Ms. Neal's group, the American...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:29 AM
One of three finalists for a job as curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North is scheduled to speak at a public seminar this week.
University of Alaska Fairbanks officials say Josh Reuther will speak about the archaeology of the...