Anthropology and Islam (call for paper)

This announcement is a call for papers for the 16th International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) in Kunming, Yunnan, China on 15-23th July 2008. The session will be on Anthropology and Islam with three panels focusing on: Visual Anthropology in Muslim Societies: Problematics and Methodologies Death and Dying in Muslim Societies Space and... Continue Reading →

Copy number variations throughout 60 million years of human and primate evolution

I've covered copy number variations in the past, and the post I put up this morning is kinda along the same lines as the following paper I will introduce. But, in a nutshell, this one is a comparison of copy number variation or CNVs in primate genomes. CNV is a term used in genomic studies... Continue Reading →

Photos of the Hadzabe

It is a rather slow anthropology news day, but the plight of the Hadza is still on my mind. So, what better way to fill the gap than to share with you some awesome photos of the Hadza found on Flickr?

Shedding light on the Nasca lines

Science has just put out a news piece updating us on new research about the Nasca lines, which are located in the Peruvian Desert. It is titled, "Digging Into a Desert Mystery." I consider the Nasca, or Nazca, a mysterious culture, especially after a headless man was found and reported on in June. The Nasca... Continue Reading →

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