How culture loss occurs
By: Loretta Sadowski
Language is perhaps the most important agent of culture. In 1915, Franz Kafka published the following: Als Gregor Samsa eines Morgens aus unruhigen Träumen erwachte, fand er sich in seinem Bett zu einem ungeheueren Ungeziefer verwandelt. This first line from the Metamorphosis has plagued...
By: Thomas E. Foss
Cultural change in reality equals the sum of a society’s ability to incorporate new ideas, innovations and habits. Different cultures differ to the degree that they are able to incorporate ideas, innovations and habits and a culture may therefore be said to be both...
How to plan a career in forensic anthropology
By: Theresa Ann White
There is no telling how many college students in criminal justice programs found their career by watching television programs that glorify the profession. Perhaps they are fans of Ducky’s lab in NCIS or the Art Deco glitz of the CSI Miami crime lab. What...
By: Rianne Hill Soriano
For the many centuries of researching about pyramids, there are still a number of concerns and issues archaeologists face in their excavation projects. Although most people assume that excavation is always a priority choice by many archaeologists studying pyramids, it is not actually the case...
By: Samantha Burns
Citizen science is a growing trend in the United States, and generally refers to research partnerships between scientists and volunteers, expanding opportunities for scientific data collection. By recruiting the public, citizen science projects allow scientists to collect data more feasibly than would otherwise be possible...
What is evolution?
By: Jarule Onyxstone
The best way to define evolution - "a fairy tale for adults." The best evidence that evolutionists use to support their claims is the fragmented skulls that were eventually collected and pieced together, comparing its design with that of the bone structure in the...
By: Lisa Putnam
Archaeology is the study of ancient people and societies through surveying, excavating, and analyzing collected materials from the past. Archaeology is both a science and a humanity and contains elements of anthropology, geology, geography, linguistics, chemistry, and history. Archaeologists begin by looking for a site...
By: Colette Georgii
There are many opportunities to volunteer for archaeological digs around the world. However, they may not be easy to acquire or to find. In order to begin the process of volunteering for an archaeological dig, you will have to first decide where you would like...
Research proves early 'Texans' dined on dog
By: Mary Bishop
Americans love dogs with a passion. We buy them gourmet food, tailor-made clothing and collars studded with semi-precious jewels. Perhaps our indulgent, over-the-top love for our canine friends stems from the fact that throughout history, we have benefited from the loyalty, bravery and companionship of...
What is evolution?
By: Jay O'Toole
Evolution is the meta-narrative of science, which offers one explanation of the existence of life on Earth in its present form. The foundation of the word, "evolution," is the word, "evolve." Evolve intimates "the transformation of one living being in which the extant...

 

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