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Emory Anthropology Associated Professor Todd Preuss featured on NPR

The article featured on NPR discusses the complications that arise when rodents are commonly used to test medications intended for humans, namely a disappointingly high failure rate once medications are tested on human subjects. 64 more words


Bisan Salhi, MD, recognized on Doctors Day

Emory Anthropology PhD candidate Student Bisan Salhi is one of Emory’s medical faculty recognized on Doctors day. After reviewing 160 Emory physicians nominated by their peers the recognition committee honored six outstanding faculty of the Emory School of Medicine.

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Emory Anthropologists preparing for Jordan Excavation

Dr. Liv Nilsson Stutz (Emory Anthropology) and Dr. Aaron Stutz (Oxford Emory Anthropology), along with Chantel White (Penn Museum) and a team of graduate and Undergraduate Students are getting ready for their second round of Excavations at the Mughr el-Hamamah site in Jordan. 130 more words


Skulls found in China were part modern human, part Neanderthal — and could be a new species

Modern humans outlasted the Neanderthals by about 40,000 years and counting. But don’t pat yourself on the back too firmly for outliving those troglodytes. Neanderthals crafted tools and tamed fire. 792 more words


Reblogged: A very nice overview of... Biological Anthropology

BIOLOGICAL Anthropology is one of the four major subfields of anthropology. Very generally, biological anthropology examines the biological development of human beings–meaning that we study everything from human evolution, our evolutionary cousins (other primates), comparative anatomy, osteology (the study of bones), and ecology.

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Dr. James Rilling: correlation between paternal nurturing and oxytocin

Emory’s eScience Commons reported on Dr. James Rillings research at the Laboratory for Darwinian Neuroscience. In order to study the neurological reasons for differing care-giving behavior, Dr. 39 more words


The Lost

I broke my left clavicle (“collar bone”) when I was 12. It is probably the worst bone to break (we can fight about this in the comments) because you don’t get a cast, you just get a sling. 831 more words