Introduction to the Stone Age
By: Dawn Lioutas
The advantages and disadvantages of Monte Verde which was a Paleolithic society and Jarmo which was a Neolithic society on opposite sides of the world are evident through such things as farming, heating, housing and traveling. Monte Verde situated on the Chinchihaupi Creekon of the...
Explanation of the four sub-fields of anthropology
By: D. Vogt
The social science of anthropology is conventionally divided into four major sub-fields, each of which has different theoretical frameworks and methodologies from the others: social anthropology and cultural anthropology; archaeology; biological anthropology and physical anthropology; and linguistic anthropology. Overall, anthropology bills itself as the study...
The fate of the Neanderthals
By: Bennett Horton Jr.
The Fate of the Neanderthals The Neanderthals (or Neandertals) can be accurately described as our closest evolutionary kin, the closest relative to modern humans. Evolutionary science being somewhat inexact, these creatures have been classified as a species distinct from Homo sapiens - Homo neanderthalensis -...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Forensic anthroplogy is anthropology/osteology, or study of the bones and teeth in relation to the law. The term "forensic" means law. Whenever there is crime, the results of the crime, the idea that a crime was committed and bones are involved, then the forensic pathologist...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Forensic anthropology is mainly study of osteology, or study of the bones. It is a subfield of biological anthropology, where the focus is on borrowed techniques from skeletal biology and osteology that are applied to "forensic" or legal situations. In legal situations, it is important...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Today there is a complex web of human activity, production, consumption, waste and a host of anthropogenic and natural environmental influences and consequences. There is no modeling or single disciplinary approach for environmental crisis that can even describe the complexity, let alone provide guidance as...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
Very recently there has been some very exciting news about the fate of the Neanderthals. Seems about 4% of the Human Genome is made up of Neanderthal genes. This means that in the past modern Humans also called Homo sapiens, or sometimes Cro-Magnon Man, interbreed...
General abilities of Homo erectus
By: Ray Burke
The Olorgesailie People If one wanted to study the general abilities of Homo erectus then a visit to Olorgesailie in Kenya would be a worthy place to start. Around sixty-five kilometres southeast of Nairobi, within the Great Rift Valley, sits a large field of Acheulean...
What is environmental anthropology?
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
The definition of anthropology is the study of all humanity and how we live and why we bring up such different cultural values into our lives, which makes us all different no matter where we take residence. It all ties into the natural sciences, and...
By: Lynette Alice
History was made while few people were looking - a distant relative of Fossil Lucy was discovered in the Afar region of Ethiopa resting peacefully in a mud flat. For anyone that is not aware of who Fossil Lucy is, or just forgot, Fossil Lucy...

 

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