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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...

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Neandertals Are People, Too

SVANTE PAABO, NY Times, APRIL 24, 2014 LEIPZIG, Germany — I NEVER met my paternal grandfather. He died of the Spanish flu in 1919 at the age of 30, before his children and grandchildren...

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NPS Feb 2014 Archaeology E-Gram

The following e-newsletter for the National Park Service Archeology Program has a number of brief articles, including links to a series of archaeology webinars, an interview with a practicing archaeologist about their career path,...

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Humans of New York

This reminds of me of the kind of “job” / “career” that many of you are preparing for.  Brandon Stanton artfully demonstrates many of the best characteristics of a good anthropologist – a willingness...