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The post-industrial lifestyle has many disadvantageous effects on our health. One of the factors is modern nutrition , which has been associated with epidemic burdens, such as obesity and cardiovascular diseases. Comment?
Park Point is visible from a window in the rotunda of the new Mesa Verde Visitor and Research Center, which will hold its grand opening Thursday. Comment?
A new method of sourcing the origins of artefacts in high definition is set to improve our understanding of the past. Comment?
Monticello is one of the region's most popular landmarks, bringing in tourists from around the country to view the mansion and garden of Thomas Jefferson. 8 comments
Easier to respect than embrace, Jimmy P. tells its true-life story with understatement and features sturdy performances from Benicio del Toro and Mathieu Amalric. Comment?
A model representing a Neanderthal man is displayed at the National Museum of Prehistory in Eyzies-de-Tayac, Dordogne, France. Comment?
The pieces, including a Bronze Age axe and spearhead and hundreds of medieval coins, will go on display in Dublin later, ahead of being stored for research. Comment?
This study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Investigative Genetics , based in the Netherlands, is able to genetically characterize geographically separated subpopulations within the country and map them to population movement within the last 2000 years. Comment?
Much recent theoretical discourse in archaeology is focused on active, relational objects conceived as entanglements, assemblages, and bundles of things. Comment?
A construction project has prompted the excavation of a Mikwok Indian food-processing site near the waters of San Pablo Bay. Comment?
... "It's a fair representation of what was going on eight years ago," said Paul O'Connor, assistant professor of anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. "But in the last few years things have changed, with tension between mainland Chinese ... Comment?
Hans Poldoja / flickr The Cathedral of the Nativity in central Chisinau, designed by Abram Melnikov, was built in 1830 and is the main cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church in Chisinau, Moldova. Comment?
After crossing the Mackinac bridge, you'll find yourself in the timeless town of St. Comment?
Humans today eat gorillas and chimpanzees, so why would our prehistoric ancestors flinch at sitting down to a nicely roasted Neanderthal? That's the shocking new hypothesis being raised by anthropologists in Spain who wonder if our closest extinct relative was exterminated in the same way as 178 other large mammals, so called megafauna, which are ... (more) Comment?
Who manages a cultural landscape that has global importance? Does the United Nations have final say or the local community? It turns out a complex web of interests shape these evolving cultural landscapes, particularly if people still live there and they aren't just outdoor museums. Comment?
... anthropologist who works on burnt and cremated remains especially related to cases of organised crime in Italy. Anthropology expert Prof Susan Black for the defence said she initially thought the fragments she examined were bone but "could not ... Comment?
Set in underground chambers, Revealing York Minster is the latest stage of a A 20 million, five-year restoration and conservation project part funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, creating the largest visitor attraction within a UK cathedral. Comment?
A study has discovered that early humans began hurling stone-tipped spears and darts at large prey at least 90,000 years ago. Comment?
The prosecution case at the trial of Mark Bridger at Mold Crown Court ended today. Comment?
The Bonobo and the Atheist and How Animals Grieve show that we must be careful when studying animals to learn about the origins of human traits and behaviours WHERE does morality come from? Throughout the history of Western civilisation, thinkers have usually answered either that it comes from God, or else through the application of reason. Comment?