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(Top): A drone photograph of the ancestral Hopi village of Homol'ovi IV, a pueblo dating to the latter half of the 13th century, located in Winslow, Arizona. (Bottom): A screen cap of a 3D virtual model of Homol'ovi IV built using drone photographs. 
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Archaeologists Don’t Always Need to Dig

https://www.wired.com/story/archaeologists-dont-always-need-to-digtheyve-got-drones/ On the morning of August 21—the day of the solar eclipse—five archaeologists and I piled into two SUVs and drove an hour northwest of Tucson, into the thick of the Sonoran Desert. Turning off-road,...

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Anthropology for Business

The first question most anthropology students receive upon informing someone of their major is “What is that?” The next question which invariably follows is “What are you going to do with that?”. While there...

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McCandless’ Legacy

Christopher Johnson McCandless graduated from Emory University with a double major in history and anthropology. During his life however he was not published and was not renown, though I’m sure most of you have...

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Anthropologists play key role in current Ebola outbreak

When disease strikes in the developing world, like the current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, doctors, nurses and epidemiologists from international organizations fly in to help. So do anthropologists. Understanding local customs — and fears...