Angelina Howell

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Three Lies of Digital Ethnography

anthro{dendum} welcomes guest blogger Gabriele de Seta, contributing the final post in the <i>Private Messages from the Field</i> series edited by Crystal …

On Training Anthropologists Rather than Professors — Cultural Anthropology

There is something rotten in academia right now. This idea is at the heart of David Platzer and Anne Allison’s essay “Academic Precarity in American …

The first shovelful: introducing our new archaeology and anthropology blog

Meet the experts behind the Past and the Curious, who will be digging deep to bring Guardian readers the inside scoop on archaeology and anthropology<p>Here we go, a new archaeology and anthropology blog, bringing you tombs, treasures, tribes and high adventure. Well maybe; we’re hoping there’ll be …

This Nasty Medieval Remedy Kills MRSA

Why would scientists revive a thousand-year-old medical recipe for a foul-smelling concoction? They suspected it could have a very real benefit, and …

Neanderthal Dental Plaque Shows What a Paleo Diet Really Looks Like

Some ate woolly rhinos; some were vegetarians.<p><i>Updated on March 9 at 18:35 p.m. ET</i><p>Neanderthal dental plaque is a precious commodity, so it’s a little embarrassing when you’re trying to dislodge a piece and it goes flying across the room. “We just stood still, and everyone’s like: <i>Where is it? Where</i> …

Paleo Diet

Why do people swear?

<b>The English language contains an alphabet soup of swear words. Those of a sweary disposition can draw upon the A-word, the B-word, the C-word, the F-word, the S-word, the W-word and many more. So here's a puzzle - if you see the F-word spelled out with all four letters, are you more offended than</b> …

Earth - The stunning beauty of snowflakes

Watch the moment when Sir David Attenborough and BBC camera experts filmed the stunning beauty of snowflakes.<p>Even better, you can watch a further 1,000 more memorable moments, for free, anytime, on your smartphone or tablet, via <b>Attenborough's Story of Life</b> app, which is now available to download …

Elite ‘Dynasty’ at Chaco Canyon Got Its Power From One Woman, DNA Shows

They were interred in what’s been described as “the richest burial known in the Southwest” — 14 men and women buried over the course of 330 years in …

‘A wrong had finally been righted’: Tribes bury remains of ancient ancestor known as Kennewick Man

In the high desert of the Columbia Plateau, more than 200 people gathered early Saturday to lay the Ancient One to rest, returning his 9,000-year-old …