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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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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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Fewer Americans now accept Evolution

Evolution Survey Reveals Divide Over Scientific View A Pew Survey of Americans’ views on evolution reveals that fewer believe that humans have evolved over time. The number of Republicans who said they believe in evolution...