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Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Biological Anthropology"

Browsing AnthroNotes by Subject "Biological Anthropology"

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  • Hunt, David R. (2012)
    Smithsonian physical anthropologist Hunt describes methodologies used and information gathered from the study of an ancient Egyptian child's mummy; a link is provided to a video interview with Hunt discussing his career.
  • Frohlich, Bruno; Hunt, David R. (2006)
    Smithsonian physical anthropologists Frohlich and Hunt describe mass graves found near Ulaanbaatar revealing Mongolian Buddhist monks executed by the Mongolian Stalinist regime between 1937 and 1939.
  • Bray, Tamara L. (1995)
    American Indian skeletal remains and associated funerary objects from Columbia River burial sites are returned by the Smithsonian Institution to Indian descendants in Washington and Oregon.
  • Brooks, Alison S. (2004)
    'AnthroNotes' editor Alison Brooks describes an AAAS program designed to facilitate between scientific and religious communities; resources listed at the end can provide interesting topics for classroom debate.
  • Wood, Bernard (1999)
    Civilization means much more than cultural complexity; a discussion drawn from the Dual Congress of the International Association for the Study of Human Paleontology and the International Association of Human Biologists.
  • Schwartz, Douglas W. (2008)
    An account of how early scientific experiences in the life of Charles Darwin shaped the genius who eventually produced the theory of evolution by natural selection.
  • Kaupp, P. A. (1983)
    Profile of Smithsonian physical anthropologist J. Lawrence Angel's career including his work in forensics.
  • Sussman, Robert W. (1997)
    Anthropologists can provide rich information about human diversity and help combat problems related to misunderstandings over this diversity.
  • Brooks, Alison S. (1987)
    Anthropologist explores biological and cultural elements underlying teen pregnancies in the mid-1980s.
  • Njenga, Ann; Manthi, Frederick Kyalo (2007)
    Kenyan educator Njenga and Dr. Manthi of the National Museum of Kenya examine difficulties faced by Kenyan educators, as well as their American counterparts, when teaching human prehistory and evolution to precollege students.
  • Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer (2008)
    Sociobiologist Hrdy excerpts her book 'Mother Nature: A History of Mothers, Infants, and Natural Selection' to discuss how male biases shaped Darwinian, Social Darwinian, and other evolution theories.
  • Armelagos, George J.; Barnes, Kathleen C.; Lin, James (1996)
    The resistance of many infections to antibiotics today is seen as the latest major health crisis in human history; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Sussman, Robert W. (1997)
    Assessing the role that learning and aggression play in chimpanzee and human societies.
  • Hunt, David R. (2006)
    Smithsonian physical anthropologist Hunt describes the science of forensic anthropology and its history within the Smithsonian's Department of Anthropology.
  • Cohen, Mark N. (1992)
    The view that over time ancient human nutrition declined and disease increased creates debate; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Lanouette, JoAnne (1984)
    Overview of essays authored by participants in the Smithsonian's Seventh International Symposium, 'How Humans Adapt: A Biocultural Odyssey'.
  • Selig, Ruth O. (1999)
    Richard Potts' career and his theory of variability selection, a new approach to interpreting human evolution; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.',
  • Mann, Robert W.; Holland, Thomas D. (1998)
    Recovering and repatriating American service members (POWs/MIAs) lost in past wars; for an updated version of this article, see 'Anthropology Explored, 2nd ed.'
  • Tocheri, Matthew W. (2007)
    Smithsonian paleoanthropologist Tocheri explains how wrist bones of the 'hobbit,' Homo floresiensis, demonstrate the importance of the wrist for understanding the recent evolutionary history of our own species.
  • Lanouette, JoAnne (1983)
    A focus on the degree of bipedalism in Lucy; anatomists Susman and Stern offer an interpretation at odds with that of Lucy's discoverers Johanson and White.

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