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Anthropologists love Scientific American

In its 166+ year history, Scientific American has changed and evolved in different directions many times. There were periods when it was a densely-packed, jargony, almost unreadable publication aiming for a small niche of super-geek readers, and there were periods (like the last couple of decades, fortunately for all of us) when the magazine went [...]
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Public acceptance of climate change affected by word usage

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Public acceptance of climate change's reality may have been influenced by the rate at which words moved from scientific journals into the mainstream, according to an anthropologist. Read Post

Scientific racism's long history mandates caution

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

Racism as a social and scientific concept is reshaped and reborn periodically through the ages and according to a Penn State anthropologist, both medical and scientific researchers need to be careful that the growth of genomics does... Read Post

Human Evolutionary Change 100 Times Higher in Past 5,000 Years (Today's Most Popular)

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

"We are more different genetically from people living 5,000 years ago than they were different from Neanderthals," according to John Hawks -University of Wisconsin anthropologist. "Five thousand years is such a small sliver of time ... Read Post

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