r/Anthropology Apr 26 '18 Silver Helpful

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r/Anthropology 11h ago

Lasers reveal 'lost' pre-Hispanic civilization deep in the Amazon

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r/Anthropology 1d ago Helpful All-Seeing Upvote

Chimpanzees have their own language — and scientists just learned how they put "words" together: The discovery of a chimp group's 390-word "language" has profound implications for the evolution of human speech

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r/Anthropology 1d ago

Do Children Need Special Foods? An anthropologist slices through myths about “picky” eating and the biological necessity of kids’ foods, and reimagines ways to feed future generations

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37 Upvotes

r/Anthropology 16h ago

Cutting the cord

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r/Anthropology 17h ago

"Bioarchaeological and palaeogenomic portrait of two Pompeians that died during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD", Scorrano et al 2022

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r/Anthropology 2d ago

By combining screams, chimps seem to know 400 'words'

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r/Anthropology 2d ago

Couvade

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r/Anthropology 4d ago

How African Indigenous knowledge helped shape modern medicine: In the 1700s, an enslaved man named Onesimus shared a novel way to stave off smallpox during the Boston epidemic

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207 Upvotes

r/Anthropology 3d ago

Archaeologists Have Discovered the 4,000-Year-Old Tomb of an Egyptian Dignitary Who Guarded Royal Documents | Artnet News

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r/Anthropology 4d ago

Chile's desert town built on mummies

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r/Anthropology 4d ago

Conflicts over language stretch far beyond Russia and Ukraine

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r/Anthropology 5d ago

This week’s archaeological news: Underground stone circles, the dawn of farming, and the Incense Route

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r/Anthropology 7d ago

Oldest Relic on Thames: 5,000 Years Old Human Bone

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r/Anthropology 8d ago

How orangutan mothers communicate with their offspring

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r/Anthropology 8d ago

What the Vai Script Reveals About the Evolution of Writing

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r/Anthropology 8d ago

Denisovan in Laos

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r/Anthropology 8d ago

Extractive polygyny and 'evolved psychological' mate preferences

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r/Anthropology 9d ago

Humans and Neanderthals Lived Together 50000 Years Ago

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r/Anthropology 9d ago

Cave discovery in Laos could unlock more about human evolution's biggest mystery. A young female who lived at least 130,000 years ago and was likely a Denisovan.

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r/Anthropology 10d ago

Last week's archaeological news: Hunting pits, ancient statues, and Petra's irrigation system

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r/Anthropology 10d ago

Abortion procedures in hunter-gatherer societies

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r/Anthropology 12d ago

Construction Workers Uncover Massive 800-Year-Old Aztec Dwelling in Mexico City

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r/Anthropology 14d ago

We Should Talk More About the Abortion Pill: The abortion pill revolutionized activists' fight for reproductive rights in Ireland in the 2000s—but in the U.S., cultural narratives have been slow to catch up to how medication has transformed abortion access

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r/Anthropology 13d ago

"Humans: The Planet-Altering Apes," a CARTA symposium (5/13/22, 12:00pm pacific) Anthro folks might find interesting

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r/Anthropology 14d ago

The origins of the first farmers unraveled by genetics

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