| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Scientists are claiming they have discovered a new species of monkey living in the remote forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo -- an animal well-known to local hunters but until now, unknown to the outside world.
In a paper published Wednesday...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:28 PM
About 30,000 people stepped through the doors of Howard County's new nature center last year, and county officials plan to celebrate Sunday with a first birthday bash.
Since the James and Anne Robinson Nature Center opened off Cedar Lane in Columbia last...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
As political campaigns gear up for the final push to November, we are about to be subjected to a propaganda onslaught of epic proportions. Making an intelligent choice among candidates will take discipline.
Some campaigns will actually impart the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Tales of Masked Men
Friday, Sept. 28, 10 p.m., PBS
Here in the United States, we have a pretty strong appetite for spectacle. And we've got our share of ritualized violence. We've been known, on occasion, to hold simplified dualistic moral...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:21 PM
David Byrne's lyrics, especially in his early days with Talking Heads, put even the most mundane human behavior underneath a magnifying glass to reveal all its wonder and strangeness.
He was the "anthropologist from Mars," instantly staking out a place...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:44 PM
UC Irvine — The year was 1968. The Age of Aquarius was in full swing. The Tet offensive was pushing forward. And, Joan Didion's "Slouching Toward Bethlehem" was published.
It was amid this period of cultural and political upheaval that UCI ,...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:57 PM
One day camp in Waynesboro this week is guaranteed to get the children’s clothes dirty.
Twelve children are participating in the third annual archaeology camp through Little Antietam Creek Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on historical and...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:10 PM
On Monday, forensic anthropologist Dr. Sari Miller-Antonio, from California State University, Stanislaus, studied what are believed to be the bones of Chevelle Wheeler and Cyndi Vanderheiden -- discovered last week in Calaveras County.
“If you know...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Otis B. Grant, a tenured professor at Indiana University South Bend, was dismissed for engaging in "serious personal and professional misconduct," according to the university.
Grant's last day of employment on the IU faculty was Dec. 31, 2011.
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:39 PM
J. Michael Hoffman was born July 25, 1944, in Hagerstown, Md. He departed this life at home in Colorado Springs, Colo., on July 24, 2012.
Mike grew up in Hagerstown, graduating from North Hagerstown High School in 1962. He attended Franklin & Marshall...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:54 AM
MACKINAW CITY -- Indiana Jones never does paperwork. That's what one student said about the slow process of uncovering Emmet County's early history.
A team of anthropology students from Central Michigan University spent seven days working at the Emmet...