I tell them that I want to be a biological anthropologist. And most of the time, people don’t know what that is. They expected something generic like businesswoman, doctor, etc. 101 more words
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For over 100 years scholars have interpreted the evolutionary relationship between hominin species based on bones and the contexts in which they’re found; where in the world are they, how old are they, and what traits can we infer from their morphology? 181 more words
On November 19, 2013, a team from the University of Chicago Medicine performed an extremely high-resolution CT scan on the skull pictured above. The nearly new 256-slice scanner has been in clinical use for a little more than 150 days, since the Center for Care and Discovery opened earlier this year. 338 more words
Anthropology (Greek anthropos: humans + logos: thought) is the all-inclusive study of human beings.
Its two main branches are physical and cultural anthropology. Physical anthropology deals mostly with physiological issues while cultural anthropology, not surprisingly, examines cultural development. 174 more words